Tag: STEM Saturdays

STEM Saturdays — How has Arizona impacted space exploration?

| August 12, 2019
STEM Saturdays — How has Arizona impacted space exploration?

Did you know that all 50 states are helping NASA explore space? It’s true! Click the Earth GIF then select your state on the map to see how it’s been important to the study of space and Earth science. Explore other states to learn some fun facts, too!

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STEM Saturdays update for July 27 — Step inside the Explorer Classroom!

| July 29, 2019
STEM Saturdays update for July 27 — Step inside the Explorer Classroom!

National Geographic Education has designed a set of Explorer Classrooms for summer learning programs in partnership with the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. Summer is a unique time to encourage career exploration and STEM learning, and to introduce youth to new ways to experience and explore the world. Explorer Classrooms are a great way to do both!

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) update for May 18 — Looking for Summer Learning Activities? Try BioBlit

| May 20, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) update for May 18 — Looking for Summer Learning Activities? Try BioBlit

BioBlitz Summer 2019: Help your kids become citizen scientists! Free tools from National Geographic will help you organize a BioBlitz where students observe and analyze the biodiversity in your community. It’s an easy activity with a big impact where you see nature in a new way.

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STEM Saturdays update for March 23 — Coming Summer 2019! BioBlitz Activity for Summer Learning Programs

| March 25, 2019
STEM Saturdays update for March 23 — Coming Summer 2019! BioBlitz Activity for Summer Learning Programs

Get your summer program kids outside this summer to count bugs, study plants, and understand their communities.

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STEM Saturdays update for Feb. 9 — Celebrate Black History Month with STEM

| February 11, 2019
STEM Saturdays update for Feb. 9 — Celebrate Black History Month with STEM

February is Black History Month, the perfect time to celebrate the impact African-Americans have had in STEM fields. Ozobot developed a list of 14 STEAM Classroom [or Afterschool!] Activities to Celebrate Black History Month, including ‘Learn About Light and the Inventor of the Motion Sensor’.

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STEM Saturdays update for Jan. 26 — 2019 Arizona SciTech Festival to be held Statewide February-March

| January 29, 2019
STEM Saturdays update for Jan. 26 — 2019 Arizona SciTech Festival to be held Statewide February-March

The Arizona SciTech Festival is a statewide celebration of STEM held annually in February and March. This year, over 1,000 expos, workshops, conversations, exhibitions and tours will be held in diverse neighborhoods throughout the state.

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Download these 35 affordable STEM activities

| December 7, 2015
Download these 35 affordable STEM activities

STEM on the Cheap was one of our most popular workshops at the School’s Out, Make It Count, Arizona Statewide Out-of-School Time Conference the past two years. Included are 35 STEM activities that can easily be incorporated into your program.

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Arizona STEM Network surpasses 1k member mark

| August 19, 2015
Arizona STEM Network surpasses 1k member mark

By the Eastern Arizona Courier • Contributed article PHOENIX — Less than one year after launching, the Arizona STEM Network led by Science Foundation Arizona has welcomed its 1,000th member to the free online collaboration platform that connects businesses, educators, government and philanthropy professionals across the state; provides STEM resources and professional development for teachers; and helps educators […]

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STEM Workshop @ 2015 Conference

| August 3, 2015
STEM Workshop @ 2015 Conference

Having trouble getting kids excited about STEM? Or looking for new ways to spice up your STEM programming? On Saturday, October 24, AzCASE invites you to join us for Sparking Interest in STEM, a workshop presented by Saundra Frerichs and DesiraeTePoel of Click2SciencePD.

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Design your own robots with the Simple Machine Challenge

| July 13, 2015
Design your own robots with the Simple Machine Challenge

The National Geographic Education website features a comprehensive collection of activities and online resources to engage youth in STEM including The Simple Machine Challenge for elementary and middle school aged children!

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