STEAM (STEM + the Arts)Resources

Check back often for updates. Links to articles, books, blogs, activities, and other resources are posted here for educators and parents. 

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STEAM/STEM Resources

National Education Association (NEA) - STEM Lessons in the Kitchen https://www.nea.org/professional-excellence/student-engagement/tools-tips/stem-lessons-kitchen

Overview of STEAM and resources - Kids Steam Lab at https://kidssteamlab.com/what-is-steam/

Edutopia STEAM resources at https://www.edutopia.org/article/STEAM-resources

NASA/JPL STEM Activities for families and educators at https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/teach/

NASA NGSS STEM lesson plans at https://marsed.asu.edu/stem-lesson-plans  

Engineering information for educators and students at http://www.egfi-k12.org/index_noflash.php

Concordia University Portland STEAM Teaching Resources - https://education.cu-portland.edu/teaching-resources/steam-teaching-resources/

Nathan Bott's STEM - Elementary - How Science Brings Music to Life at https://citme.music.asu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2018-05-05-STEM-Elementary-How-Science-Brings-Music-to-Life-Curriculum.pdf

Title Pro's Tinkering Guide at https://www.titlemax.com/articles/title-pros-tinkering-guide/

Thank you to Lake Jennings BSA Troop 325 for recommending the website!

MastersInDataScience.org - The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math at https://www.mastersindatascience.org/blog/the-ultimate-stem-guide-for-kids-239-cool-sites-about-science-technology-engineering-and-math/

Yourcub.com/Dave - Lego STEM Activities for a Preschooler

https://yourcub.com/lego-stem-activities/

Kid's Online Learning Tools for Science, Technology, and Beyond!

https://www.bestkidstuff.com/stem/online-learning-tools-science-tech/

Thank you to Girl Scout Hannah for recommending the website!

Software Programming and Coding Glossary  for Kids

https://www.smartadvocate.com/News/Blog/software-programming-and-coding-glossary-for-kids

Thank you to Girl Scout Hannah for recommending the website!

Learn to Code from Home

https://couponfollow.com/research/learn-to-code-from-home

Thank you to Megan for recommending the website!

Science Crossword Puzzles and Games

https://crossword-solver.io/science-crossword-puzzles-games/

Thank you to Mitch for recommending the website!

Constructing and Building: Projects and Activities for Kids

https://constructiondisputes.com/construction-and-building-projects-and-activities-for-kids/

Thank you Maddie for recommending the website!

Advantages of Hands-On (Experiential) STEM Learning

https://www.creationcrate.com/resources/hands-on-stem-learning

Thank you to Stacy J. for recommending the website!

Exploring STEM Education: A Resource Guide

https://collegecliffs.com/exploring-stem-education-a-resource-guide/

Thank you to Stella, Nessa, and Kason for recommending the website!

Build to Launch: A STEAM Exploration Series: In Collaboration with NASA and the Artemis I Mission

https://education.lego.com/en-us/build-to-launch

new Coding Programs for Kids: Free and Cheap Websites that Teach Kids Programming

https://mommypoppins.com/coding-kids-free-websites-teach-learn-programming

 

STEAM/STEM Articles

 

Babette, A. (2018). The development of STEAM educational policy to promote student creativity and social empowerment. Arts Education Policy Review, 119(2), 77-87.

Davis, A. (2019, September 3). How our school transitioned from STEM to STEAM. 

 https://www.eschoolnews.com/2019/09/03/how-our-school-transitioned-from-stem-to-steam/

 

Gess, A. (2017). STEAM education: Separating fact from fiction. Technology and Engineer Teacher, 77(3), 39-41.

Harper, C. (2017). The STEAM-powered classroom. Educational Leadership, 75(2), 70-74.

http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/oct17/vol75/num02/The_STEAM-Powered_Classroom.aspx

Jolly, A. (2014, November 18). STEM vs STEAM: Do the arts belong?

https://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2014/11/18/ctq-jolly-stem-vs-steam.html

 

Lopez, K. (2019, January 5). How STEAM education benefits students at a young age. https://www.gettingsmart.com/2019/01/how-steam-education-benefits-students-at-a-young-age/

Riley, S. (2013). Pivotal point: At the Crossroads of STEM, STEAM, and arts integration.                              https://www.edutopia.org/blog/pivot-point-stem-steam-arts-integration-susan-riley

Segarra, V. A., Natalizio, B., Falkenberg, C. V., Pulford, S., & Holmes, R. M. (2018). STEAM: Using the arts to train well-rounded and creative scientists. Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education, 19(1), 1-7. https://www.asmscience.org/content/journal/jmbe/10.1128/jmbe.v19i1.1360

Tate, K., Messina , D., Warnecke, B., Doyle, C., DePriter, T., & Brillhart, D. (2018). Marvelous metals matter! (A STEAM     

lesson for fifth graders incorporates the Engineering Design Process). Science and Children, 55(5), 27-34.

*See http://www.nsta.org/store/product_detail.aspx?id=10.2505/4/sc18_055_05_27

Tate, K. J. (2014). Arts-based teaching in elementary schools. [Blog article]. ED News Daily. *

http://www.ednewsdaily.com/arts-based-teaching-in-elementary-schools/

*The link was later changed to http://www.ednewsdaily.com/arts-based-teaching-in-elementary-schools-tate/

Do you have a resource, link, article, or book that you want to recommend and share with others? If so, email Dr. Tate at professorresearcherwriter@gmail.com and your suggestion will  be reviewed.

                  Did you know?

November 8 is National STEM/STEAM DAY

     How will you celebrate?

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