10 cool websites with STEM activities for kids
At Bricks 4 Kidz we adore having students of all ages attend classes to learn important science, technology, engineering and math skills. We also believe that STEM learning shouldn’t stop when your kids leave our doors. That’s why we adore these 10 awesome websites that offer loads of fun and fascinating STEM activities for kids.
Funology: Inspire and entertain with interactive projects from Funology. Make raisins dance. Create a tornado with water. Discover what sound a fork makes. Plus, learn fun jokes about bugs and insects.
Kids.gov: Crack cases and solve mysteries with math. Learn about life sciences and the planet. Study germs and microbes to learn how to stay healthy. Kids.gov will keep kids busy on any rainy day.
Code.org: More kids are interested in coding and it’s a fantastic way to prepare the next generation of computer scientists. From writing a computer program to creating an iPhone game, Code.org is full of information and inspiration.
Science Buddies: This website has more than 1,000 ideas for science fair projects, family science project guides and many profiles of STEM careers to inspire kids today and into the future.
Exploratorium: “The Exploratorium isn’t just a museum; it’s an ongoing exploration of science, art and human perception — a vast collection of online experiences that feed your curiosity.” We needn’t say more. Check it out.
NOVA: PBS’s popular science show offers a wondrous website full of information related to STEM, including evolution, nature and physics. It’s as fun for Mom and Dad as it is for the kids!
Ask Dr. Universe: Developed by Washington State University, Ask Dr. Universe allows kids to explore STEM topics, ask questions and get answers from an expert.
Weather Wiz Kids: Kids are fascinated by weather and meteorologist Crystal Wicker put together this website to quench their curiosity. Learn fun facts, play educational games and check out awesome photos that show meteorological phenomena.
The Greens: Does your kid love trees, lakes, flowers and all things Mother Earth? The Greens is for kids who want to look after the planet and includes many intriguing activity guides that help the world around us.
STEM-Works: The activities section of STEM-Works could keep you busy for months on end. Tour a forensic biology lab, conduct a virtual hip replacement surgery, design a planet and so much more.
Do you have any other favorite online resources we should add to the list? Please share!
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