Hands-On STEM/STEAM Resources for Enhanced Virtual Learning

Promoting 21st century skills with no-cost Discovery Education eLearning resources. 

Students hear about the importance of Science-Technology-Engineering-Art-Mathematics all the time, but rarely are they given the opportunity to find out for themselves. Luckily, the power of STEM/STEAM exploration is now just a few clicks away for students in grades K-12, thanks to a wide variety of no-cost virtual learning resources available from Discovery Education.  

In an increasingly digital world, hands-on learning often means logged-on learningDiscovery Education’s cutting-edge online learning resources empower students with actionable real-world knowledge which they can put into practice to improve their own lives and communities. As students continue to expand learning from home, it’s important to provide them with meaningful learning opportunities that create a sense of shared connection to the outside world. Read on to find grab-and-go hands-on activities and experiments to expand your virtual resources and support optimal STEM/STEAM learning today! 

Picking Up STEAM with Hands-On Virtual Learning 

  1. Self-guided
    Science Fair Central gives students of all ages the tools they need to navigate their own STEAM-powered investigations. Students can access easy-to-use science and engineering project starters, as well as fun family activities to share the spirit of discovery with others! 
  2. Transformational
    TGR EDU: Explore empowers students in grades 6-12 to use STEM learning to power educational breakthroughs with real-world applications. Students can access interdisciplinary digital experiences, activities and resources with special focus on career readiness and college access. 
  3. Evidence-based
    3M Young Scientist Lab is inspiring a new generation of scientists to improve the world around them by using innovation to solve everyday problems. Students can explore how science is applied in their lives with fun activities and interactive experiencesor take advantage of the opportunity to enter the 3M Young Scientist Challenge through May 7th for the chance to win $25,000 and an exclusive mentorship with a 3M scientist. 
  4. Advancing opportunities
    GET IT.
    Siemens STEM Day ignites enhanced learning opportunities for students and communities through easy-to-use experiments that make science accessible. Students can dive into a wide variety of engaging activities to build STEM proficiencies, and educators can STEM-power their Title 1 schools by entering Possibility Grant Sweepstakes through April 28th! 
  5. Making it Happen
    OWN IT.
    Innovation Generation – Making an Impact is all about uncovering the Maker in every student through digital resources that cultivate collaboration, problem solving, and STEAM skillsets. Students learn to become agents of innovation through immersive real-world explorations. 

Take advantage of this “new normal” to ignite your students’ passion for STEM exploration and problem solving with easy-to-implement hands-on experiences! Share these virtual learning resources today! 

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