Why bring STEM into this classroom? Because it creates problem solvers! STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. STEM skills allow students to identify problems and use a logical approach to find a solution. STEM is more than content; it’s a way of thinking and doing.
STEM:IT Powered by Meeper
This comprehensive package includes the STEM Fuse STEM:IT content + the ROBOT:IT curriculum featuring Meeper Technology and Snap Circuits. ROBOT:IT complements the STEM:IT curriculum by adding robotics and circuitry to the series! The following is included with the STEM:IT Powered by Meeper package:
32 Makerspace Projects
28 Coding Projects
44 3D Print Projects
10 Robotics Lessons
STEM:IT Elementary is a supplementary program that uses core curriculum topics to introduce how STEM skills are needed and used in every subject. Students are also given a challenge in each lesson to utilize their problem solving skills.
Each lesson includes a step-by-step guide for the teacher, cross curricular ideas, and presentations that are fun and informative. Each topic contains the lesson presentation, a coding lesson presentation that ties in with the topic and a 3D lesson presentation. Standards are listed in the Teacher’s Guide for what is covered in the lesson. All lessons are user friendly and take no extra training to teach.
STEM:IT ELEMENTARY NOW FEATURING AFNR
What is AFNR? AFNR is an acronym for Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources! AFNR includes all the collaborative and problem solving skills found in our core STEM:IT topics and applies them to real world topics in the fields of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resoures. STEM:IT Elementary now includes 8 additional AFNR STEM:IT Challenges,16 hands-on activities, 4 coding activities, and 4 3D printing projects! Learn more about the program at https://ndfu.org/youth/ag-stem/.