Make Pi Approximation Day Sweet as Pie

Make Pi Approximation Day Sweet as Pie

We all know and love eating pies for dessert, but there’s another kind of Pi that’s pretty cool too. Pi is a number (approximately 3.14) that’s used to describe circles. It links a circle’s radius with its area and its perimeter with its width.  No matter the size of the circle,...
Soccer and Science: The Winning Combination

Soccer and Science: The Winning Combination

You love watching soccer players work their magic on the field, but did you know there’s a science behind the sport? Soccer players execute powerful kicks that score game-winning goals by applying these scientific principles. If your students have soccer fever, this year’s FIFA World...
The Science Behind the Fourth of July

The Science Behind the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is right around the corner! From grilling hotdogs to setting off fireworks, there are so many STEM-related activities that take place during this patriotic holiday. To help uncover the science behind the celebrations, we have compiled a list of resources and...
National Zoo and Aquarium Month

National Zoo and Aquarium Month

June is National Zoo and Aquarium Month! Celebrate by exploring your local zoo and aquarium, or visit the websites of zoos and aquariums across the country. Many of these sites have a great selection of educational resources, including photographs, videos, facts, lesson plans and...
World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

Today is World Oceans Day! Celebrate this week by teaching your class about the importance of our oceans, the threats they face and how students can take action to help keep them healthy. With these hands-on activities, students will learn more about the plants and animals that reside in...
World Environment Day

World Environment Day

June 5 is World Environment Day! Encourage environmental responsibility in your classroom by helping students understand how they can take an active role in caring for the environment. We have provided some great resources and hands-on activities to help you get started!   Copy-Paper...