Tue, Aug 16, 2016 8:26 PM in MakerSpaces
I am also starting a Maker Space in the classroom and love this thread. Although new to this, I would recommend looking into Sparkfun.com and also looking into the circuit making ideas that use LED lights. That was a huge presence at this year's STEM conference in Denver. Copper tape, batteries, and LED lights are something that advanced 2nd and 3rd graders might enjoy!
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Tue, Aug 16, 2016 8:21 PM in Getting girls involved in Science
I wonder if your school can purchase and get involved in the Robotics FLL program? You do not have to be an expert in Robotics. It's a very encouraging type of competition. My first year, I knew absolutely nothing but got a brief overview of FLL Robotics. My team ended up placing 1st in the Robot game. It is a very student-oriented (versus coach and parent) outcome. The team was mostly girl...
Thu, Jun 30, 2016 11:13 AM in First Day of School Science Activities
What grade was this?
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