The activities are tailored mainly for students in grade 6-8 but everyone is welcome to try them. Family members are encouraged to work on the activities together. Stay tuned Monday through Friday.

Questions: email info@stemsantafe.org

March 16, 2020 Activity:

One of our favorite activities from Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival

Reference: www.jrmf.org

Light Bulbs 1&2

Light Bulbs SPANISH 1&2

Tips:
Use playing cards to help with the thinking process.
Do not use the exhaustive method. Simplify the problem instead.
You can use a 2-color counter that you can flip over

Promotional Video on Switching Light Bulbs Activity

March 17, 2020 Activity:

An engineering exercise

Many levels from easy to hard

A database of paper airplanes with easy to follow folding instructions, video tutorials and printable folding plans. Find the best paper airplanes that fly the furthest and stay aloft the longest.

March 18, 2020 Activity:

A Computer Science activity

Computer Science Fundamentals -Express

Express Course

Start with the Dance Party lesson

March 19, 2020 Activity:

A Science/Biology activity

How about we learn some Basic Genetics

Cool informative videos

March 20, 2020 Activity:

An outdoor activity

Take It Outside and learn about bird habitats,

Build a nest or do one of the challenges listed.

How did you like the first week’s activities? Let us know on this form for a chance to win a prize! We’d love to see your photos and videos. Ask your parents to share with us on our social media outlets. 

    

March 23, 2020 Activity:

Another activity from Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival

Reference: www.jrmf.org

Tower of Hanoi

La Torre de Hanoi

Tips:
If you do not have the tower, use coins of different sizes or make circles of different sizes from cardboard
You can also choose to play this game online

Promotional Video on Tower of Hanoi

March 24, 2020 Activity:

An activity that was a workshop at our 2019 STEM Pathways for Girls conference.

Building Roller Coasters

March 25, 2020 Activity:

A computer science activity with multiple levels.

EduCode Academy

Tips:
Sign up for a free account
These activities are meant for High School students.

March 26, 2020 Activity:

A climate change activity for all ages

NASA Climate kids

March 27, 2020 Activity:

Fieldtrip!

Polar Bears and the Tundra

How did you like this week’s activities? Let us know on this form for a chance to win a prize! We’d love to see your photos and videos. Ask your parents to share with us on our social media outlets. 

    

 

March 30, 2020 Activity:

A Math activity from the Bridges organization on mathematical connections in art, music, architecture, education, and culture.

Pull-Up Patterned Polyhedra: Platonic Solids for the Classroom

If you put one together, send us a picture and we’ll post it on our social media outlets.

March 31, 2020 Activity:

A hands-on engineering activity

Creating a Saltwater Circuit
April 1, 2020 Activity:

Play and learn Python at the same time!

Code Combat