Grades 6-8 STEM-at-Home Activities

Science activities are fun to do at home
Baylor College of Medicine
View Website http://bioedonline.org/stem-home-activities/grades-6-8/

Summary

These exciting, interdisciplinary resources are easy to do at home with everyday materials. Keep your middle schooler’s science skills sharp and have a little fun along the way! Topics include: making art using kinetic energy, constructing water-propelled engines from soda cans, tracking down a mysterious disease affecting elephants, learning about nerve cells, doing experiments with yeast, learning how exercise affects heart rate, and modeling how gravity and buoyancy can affect astronauts.

In these unprecedented times of school closures and Stay-at-Home notices, Baylor College of Medicine is offering a set of hands-on K-12 activities, grouped by grade level, that will enable parents and children to remain engaged in STEM learning until school operations return to normal. We call this collection STEM@Home. The lessons were selected specifically because they are easy to use at home, and provide high-quality STEM content without the need for specialized training, equipment or materials. We welcome you to investigate our STEM@Home activities, and to explore the entire BioEd Online website for accurate, free STEM educational materials.

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