READ ALOUDS & AT HOME ACTIVITIES:

1. Rocky Candy (Science- Solutions)

2. Buidling Magnificent Things (Engineering-Toothpicks and Marshmallows)

3. Three Little Houses (Engineering-Build Houses)

4. Eggcellent Experiment (Science-Chemical Reactions)

5. Rock Paper Scissors Chances (Math-Probability)

6. Clucky Chicken Cup (Science-Sound)

7.  Flying Hoops (Science-Aerodynamics)

8.  Marvin the Ape Hidden Pictures (Art-Hidden Pictures)

9.  Rocket! (Science-Chemical Reactions)

10. Code a Story (Grades 2-5) (Technology-Coding)

11. Coding is Fun! (Grade K-2) (Technology-Coding)

12. Let's Make Music (Science-Sound)  

13. Unicorn Slime (Science-Matter)

14. TP Roll Race Car (Science-Simple Machines/Force & Motion)

15. Paper Airplane Challenge (Engineering & Science-Force & Motion)

16. Rube Goldberg and Simple Machines (Engineering & Science -Simple Machines)

17. Wind Challenges (Engineering & Science - Wind)

18. Rainbows (STEAM-Rainbow Themed Activities)


SUMMER STEAM:

Summer STEAM Bucket List

Fun Learning for Kids-Summer STEM

Engineering Idea: Build a Water Weenie Squirt Gun

Backyard Engineering

STEAM in Space


NASA STEM Lessons

STEM Works: Space

Universe of Learning

Discover Space and Peanuts





RUBE GOLDBERG MACHINES!



Missing the STEAM Lab fun!


AT HOME STEAM IDEAS:

iNaturalist

National Geographic Kids Earth Day

Wonderopolis

Legends of Learning

PhET Simulations

Smithsonian Distance Learning


STEAM Powered Family

Taylor School Tinker & STEM Projects 

Foster Curiousity

K-1 Activities

NASA (all grades)

ExpeRimental

The Spangler Effect

Virtual Museum Tours

We Are Teachers Hands On

We are Teachers Elementary Podcasts



Additional Resources Aligned with Curriculum Units of Study (from the PWCS Science Department)

PBS Kids.org - Website offers videos, tips, and activities for at-home learning.

Generation Genius – NSTA and Next Generation Science videos for all grade levels and activities to try at home.

ABCya! - Online learning games that keep learning fun and coincide with NGSS and VA SOLs.

National Geographic Kids - Explore Brain Boosters and Animal Facts and Pictures, and Cool Stuff pages.

Science in Context by Cengage - Continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links.

Next Generation Science Virtual Science Education - connecting science phenomena and problems to household activities (cooking, fixing things, gardening, etc.)

STEMinars by NOVA FabLab - free live virtual sessions for students ages 10 and older on a broad range of STEM topics that include introductions to design software, computer programming, 3D scanning, makerspace and fabrication equipment, robotics, etc. 


STEAM AT HOME VIDEOS:








C
ODING!
https://www.kodable.com/hour-of-code

https://code.org/hourofcode/overview

http://code.org/minecraft

https://www.tynker.com/hour-of-code/

https://www.codemoji.com/



EVEN MORE COOL WEBSITES

NASA Kid's Club

National Geographic Kids

Smithsonian for Kids

Engineering, Go for It!

Exploratorium

Science Buddies

Ultimate STEM Guide: Websites for Kids

COVID19 & Home Learning Information:

PWCS Home Learning Page

FOR CHILDREN:

Brainpop: Coronavirus

KidsHealth: Coronavirus


FOR PARENTS:

covid19 sCHEDULE

SOCIAL DISTANCING



Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Story Time for April 22! 
Mr. and Mrs. Ransom read books this week for the CFF Story Time! We are proud parents of CF Warrior Evan (who makes a quick appearance at the end of the clip!