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Let’s Go Skiing (in the STEM Lab)

The STEM Challenge to build Ski Lift Chairs is a way to add some "snowy" activities with great problem-solving. This Ski lift Challenge turned out to be the most fun in the middle of January! Even for my students that have never skied, it was a delightful STEM activity. It's an easy prep ... READ the POST

Best Books of November 2023

There are definitely themes for my best books each month. Sometimes I plan it that way and other times it just happens. This month has been almost all romance books... I did not plan to read only chick-lit books this month, but somehow those were on my next-read lists and next-listen lists. ... READ the POST

STEM Challenges with a Candy Cane

Perfect for the holiday season and a unique, highly engaging STEM Activity! This unique STEM Challenge came about because I grabbed some boxes of candy canes at a really low price and then had to decide what to do with them. I thought about it briefly and then had a great brain pop! At first, ... READ the POST

The Brown Bag Tree (Christmas STEM)

Simple materials, great problem-solving, designing, and teamwork! It's the Brown Bag Tree STEM Challenge! I have so many things to share about this amazing holiday project to design a Christmas tree using one simple material. We call it the Brown Bag Tree for a reason! What's the ... READ the POST

Christmas Toy Zip Line Adventure

A zip line you say? A Christmas zip line? Yes, that is right! A Christmas Zip Line with a Sleigh full of toys! What an exciting adventure this is for your STEM students! The first zip line we tried in the STEM lab was an experiment and design challenge. Students tested different kinds of ... READ the POST