STEM Project Stations
Support the ongoing STEAM project with a permanent station and construction materials. Recycled and upcycled materials should be available for use along with tools, paper, pencil, and data collection opportunities.
Art, Music, Drama
Encourage discussion of STEM subjects through the arts as well as investigations involving art inventions, art history, genres, musical instruments and sound. Create a “stage” where students give skits, give presentations, and teach.
Keep blocks available all the time along with small scale toys at different scales. Add books about world architecture, habitats, and building projects.
Facilitate the transition from fiction and storybooks to gleaning facts from informational text. Fill your library with fiction AND non-fiction. Encourage students to write informational text and to keep journals for science and math.
STEAM Career Role Play
Take the “dress up” area to a higher level with career oriented materials. From stethoscopes and lab coats to telescope, and microscopes, incorporate the tools of trades in a career role-play option.
Some great Pinterest Boards offer STEM station ideas. Links to multiple blogger and education pins can help with designing stations.
Pinterest K-8 Boards https://www.pinterest.com/tinkermakertoys
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