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Five Things This Teacher Loves!
So, way back in December I had several things happen that were just perfectly wonderful and I jotted this down for a "one-of -these-days" blog post! Bam! Today's the day! Let me show you these fabulous, amazing little things! Your little teacher self is goi...
A fun blog post featuring five things I love- including links about where to find them. Check it out!
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5 Books for STEM Activities You Can Do Today (in Grades 1-2)
So, here's the scoop! A STEM teacher friend of mine (Renee of Science School Yard)   gave me some advice about working with first and second graders and tackling STEM Challenges. It's simple: READ THEM A BOOK! That's what she told me and I finally tried it ...
STEM challenges and reading books go together. This post lists five books and five STEM projects your class can do with materials you already have.
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Ready for Some Snow?
Ready for a snow day? Last year we tried some snow STEM activities that turned out to be really fun! Here's a quick recap! First up, we tried designing snowflakes. I found a website that has close up photos of snowflakes and we looked at those first. They a...
STEM Challenges: Post includes descriptions of winter themed STEM activities, including snowmen, snowflakes, and igloos.
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5 Books You Should Try (December)
Welcome to my monthly Book Review! There are five great ones listed here- I especially loved the last one on the list! Happy Reading! Th roughout the post, for your convenience you’ll
find Amazon Affiliate links, which means Amazon compensates me if you pur...
Monthly Book Review. The post contains reviews of five books- each with a little synopsis that will let you know what to expect.
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Roller Coasters Four Ways
Do you love roller coasters? Once upon a time I would stand and wait on my family until the ride was over. I even let my husband take our four year old on the Georgia Cyclone without me. Then one day, I decided to try a coaster and actually keep my eyes ope...
STEM Activities about Roller Coasters! Includes five different methods!
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5 Ways to Add STEM and Christmas in Your Classroom
Merry Christmas!  If you are looking for something crafty and STEM related this post is for you! I have five challenges you can try with kids from first grade to fifth grade! This post contains affiliate links for Amazon. By purchasing an item on Amazon's s...
STEM Challenges for December. Five ideas and links to STEM packages that will get kids engaged in several STEM Christmas Tasks.
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What Going on in the Lab? Valentine's Day STEM!
Are you ready for February STEM? We tried a trio of challenges last year that were so much fun! These were all tested with third through fourth graders and we loved them! Such creativity with these, too! Take a look! DELIVERY ZIP LINES These were tested wit...
STEM Challenges for Valentine's Day! Here's a trio of challenges including: delivery zip lines, candy boxes, and bow and arrows! Great fun!
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All About Chemicals!
Hello STEM and Science Friends! Are you ready for "What's Going on in the Lab?" I was scrolling through old blog posts a few days ago and came across the original version of this post - which made me revisit this product in my TpT store.... and oh my! Two t...
Hello STEM and Science Friends! Are you ready for "What's Going on in the Lab?" I was scrolling through old blog posts a few days ago and came across the original version of this post - which made me revisit this product in ...
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It's All About Those Straws!
Hello STEM and Science Friends! I was browsing through some photos recently (actually it was Pinterest) and I noticed that almost every STEM challenge we complete uses STRAWS. Hence the reason I asked for straws to be added to our school supply list this ye...
STEM challenges that use straws as a main supply. Here are 12 different challenges that all use straws! Check the blog post for details!
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Worst Mistakes (and 1 Good Thing) with 1st and 2nd Graders
What a journey these last few months has been! I have always taught upper elementary, but this year first and second grade STEM was added to my schedule. I had no clue what to expect and how to get going with these age groups, but we tackled some STEM chall...
STEM with first and second graders- includes some things I have learned and some tips!
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What's Going on in the Lab? Pom-Pom Blasters
This fabulous STEM Challenge is one that kids love and beg to do again. They love propelling things through the air! We call this one Pom-Pom Blasters! This is a Quick Challenge- which simply means easy materials, easy prep, and a fast challenge. It's one y...
STEM Challenge with easy materials and quick prep. Students design catapult systems for firing a pom-pom!
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5 Books For November
It's time for my monthly book reviews! This is a monthly feature here at my science and STEM blog, because I love books and reading as much as I love teaching STEM! So, I have five to tell you about. Some of them I loved and some not so much! The Nightingal...
It's time for my monthly book reviews! This is a monthly feature here at my science and STEM blog, because I love books and reading as much as I love teaching STEM! So, I have five to tell you about. Some of them I loved...
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 I am the STEM Lab teacher at my school. The Science Lab is my classroom- how awesome is that!?
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  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
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