Did you know that the Pixar animators use STEM to create movies?
Take a virtual tour of the Science Behind Pixar at the Museum of Science in Boston.
This is a great time to review your family rules regarding the Internet such as using the computer in an open space within your house. Let your kids earn computer time by doing chores. If they finish their chores, they get the password to the computer. You can agree on a set time limit for computer use. Some tablets allow you to set the time limit.
There are many great websites to give you tips as well as answer your questions about Internet safety.
*Sample Family Internet Safety Plan
One fun activity is to create your own magazine or newspaper. Write about what you are interested in or a family vacation. You can write about your favorite sports team or movie. Get your parent's permission to download a template and have fun creating your own newspaper.
*Create a free newspaper: http://newspapertemplate.net/ You can type out your stories and insert images into the newspaper.
If you do not want to download a template, you can print the blank, newspaper templates below:
*Younger kids: Template
*Older students: Template
Students can also enjoy making their own template.
Did you know that you can take a STEM field trip from the comfort of your home? Get your parent's permission before visiting these sites.
*Atlanta Zoo: Panda Cam
*Dinosaur Museum Tour
*Land on the Moon Tour
*San Diego Zoo: Ape Cam
*San Diego Zoo: Condor Cam
*San Diego Zoo: Elephant Cam
*San Diego Zoo: Panda Cam
*San Diego Zoo: Polar Bear Cam
*The White House Tour
KES STEM Team
Our STEM Team includes teachers and parents.