This STEM project with a math emphasis is great for middle school students to review ratios, rates, percents, and percent bar graphs! Use anytime, but especially during Spring and Easter time, this math mini project is a great way to bring some fun and real-world application into your middle school math classroom.
For the last couple of years I have done an elaborate science demo day in my class for Halloween. This is one of those experiences that students will remember when they look back on their middle school experience.
Teaching middle school science can be a challenge. I've thereby compiled advice from homeschool experts on how to teach middle school science.
Easter & Spring STEM Challenges
Teacher dilemma: you want to do fun Easter activities for spring, but only it it’s fun with substance! These five Easter / Spring STEM Challenges keep your students engaged in problem-solving, critical thinking, and brain-busting collaborative work, disguised as fun. <<< Click through >>> to the blog for details, video walk-throughs, resources, and more! Looking for elementary resources or middle school resources? These challenges include modifications for grades 2 - 8.
STEM Activities for Middle School
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math and it’s really useful to include this in your student’s curriculum. Here are some STEM activities for middle school. #homeschool #STEM #science #math via @marcy_crabtree
Blind Kahoot – Use Kahoot to Introduce Concepts
Teachers, do your students love using Kahoot as a review game in class? Here's another idea for how to use Kahoot quizzes in your classroom: Blind Kahoot! Use Kahoot games to introduce a new concept in any subject - math, reading, science, spanish - you name it! Your middle and high school students will love this fun activity instead of taking notes. It's a great way to change up your lesson plan!
Free STEM Websites for Grades 6-12: Middle School and High School
These 40 free STEM websites: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are for grades and great for teaching STEM.
Force and Motion for 8th Grade Middle School Science
Here's a nice anchor chart for young students on steps in a #scientific method.
Immerse your students in a fun, engaging, hands-on, learning experience with the Physical and Chemical Changes Escape Room! Challenge your middle school science students to solve puzzles while demonstrating their chemistry knowledge. Grades 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
Pi Day Stations
Great way to celebrate Pi Day with your middle school students - Pi Day Learning Stations