What is STEM?

What exactly is STEM?  Well that’s an easy question, right?  Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.  But what really is STEM and STEAM education (STEM + Art)?  In my opinion, it's a mindset. A mix of curriculums and a mix of two or more of these subject areas....

Lab Safety and Cleanup

Greetings again, folks!  Lab safety is the topic for today.  What is it that make a safe lab you ask?  In my classes with power tools, hand tools, all sorts of stuff, I take it very seriously.  However, the rules that we use in class are relatively simple. The biggest...

Slime

Oh, slime.  The 2017 fad of the year maybe.  Still, my kids love to make slime.  As with everything, everything has STEM in it, including slime!  You can talk about viscosity, polymers, strength of materials, malleability, the list goes on.  Wanna know how to make...

Rube Goldberg Junkyard Wars Activity

If you are looking for an easy, cheap and fun activity to do with your students, the Junkyard Wars Rube Goldberg machine is an awesome project I’ve been doing with my class for years.  I originally started doing this for a STEM competition we have with a bunch of...

Blog Posts Coming Soon!

If you're seeing this, it means you are looking for blog posts!  Thanks for the interest and I hope to get something up here soon!