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Scott Cripps’ team, the Pearbots Fire Breathing Rubber Duckies, won first place overall in the 2017 All-Earth Ecobot Challenge. Scott attends Rogers Middle School in Pearland ISD.  His favorite class is science.  Most recently, he received recognition for the A Honor Roll, Master of the Mile, and was DUKE TIP recognized.  He rounds out academics...
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Amy is an 8th grader at Olle Middle School STEM Academy. This is what she has to say about STEM: STEM is a great thing to be apart of. It has not only taught me life skills but, it also taught me life lessons. STEM has helped me explore areas that I have never thought...
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If you’re like me (and be honest, many of you are), the holiday season has snuck up on you, and you still have gifts to buy. Allow me to make life a little easier for you and make you the greatest gift-giver ever.  Two truly phenomenal gift ideas that very literally keeps on giving are Tinker...
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Make Fake Snow This is especially fun with younger kids, but even older ones will love it. Reindeer Races You could use balloons decorated as reindeer taped to a straw on a “zipline” for younger students and student-built “cars” (mousetrap or otherwise) for older ones. For other STEM ideas, see these posts.
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This project fits beautifully as part of our list of winter-themed STEM activities and can be used with all different ages/grade levels. Use balloons (decorated as reindeer) that are taped to a straw on a “zipline” for younger students, and use decorated “cars” (mousetrap, Lego, or otherwise) for older ones. Another idea to involve younger...
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This is especially fun with younger kids, but even older ones will love it. There a few recipes for fake snow, so one way to incorporate a cross-curricular lesson is to make all the recipes and see which is the best; use charts and graphs to show results, and then write a compare and contrast...
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