6 Apr 2020

What STEM Activities Can I Do At Home?

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We’ve compiled an ever-growing list of STEM resources for all ages to try at home. Since we have gone into lockdown, so many STEM activities to try at home have been published. So, to help you find the best activities, we’ve compiled an ever-growing list of all these resources to make it easier for you. Enjoy…

Online PhD Degrees >>
Ages: 5-11 year olds
A massive shoutout to Stella and Jordyn for sending this our way. Take a look at all these activities and games you can try at home to help you explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths topics.

Mayku – 21st Century Creative Challenges >>
Ages: 5-16 year olds
Free making and problem-solving projects for learners aged 5-16, based on D&T Association design principles that develop 21st Century skills. Ready to use at home!

The STEM Education Club >>
Ages: 6-11 year olds
More than 30 (and growing by the hour) STEAM lessons, activities, videos, and more to keep you entertained and engaged in learning.

The IET Resources >>
Ages: 5-16 year olds
Home learning teaching resources and activities including lesson plans, handouts and videos.

The Evening Stanard >>
Ages: all ages
From board games to bug hotels, here’s our pick of the ways to keep the little ones busy while school’s out. 

Imperial White City Campus >>
Ages: 4-11 years old
The Invention Rooms may be shut for a while, but Imperial are still committed to delivering great science activities to do with the family at home. Some will be resources they’ve made themselves, and some are from their festival partners. They send out updated activities every week via their community e-newsletter.

Experiments with Google >>
Ages: All ages
This is a collection of experiments that teachers, parents, and students have found helpful, whether in the classroom or learning from home. Create music, make art, take virtual field trips, and more.

ExpeRimental Live >>
Ages: 7-11 year olds.
The Royal Institution have been working to launch ExpeRimental Live. A 15-20min science session on Facebook live followed by Q&A. Every Thurs at 2 pm.

Messing Up the Web >>
Ages: 9-14 year olds
There are plenty of ways to help your kids learn the basics of HTML. This is a micro-introduction that lets kids start playing and experimenting at the same time that they’re learning how the web works.

#ImagineTheWorld >>
Ages: All ages
Hay Festivals new digital series to connect, inspire and entertain, launches today with a new podcast, free films for learners, and a live online Festival in May.

Women Who Code >>
Ages: All ages
Women Who Code have pulled together 160 free coding resources for all levels of developers to try, from beginners through to experts. Give it a go!

Wakelet >>
Ages: 5-18 years olds
For 5-12 year olds, have a got at their STEAM activities. Have a got at Minecraft and Make Code as well as 3D design. For 13-18 year olds have a go at their digital skills activities, including Python and LinkedIn.

Microsoft Education >>
Ages: 5-11 year olds
Take a look at this YouTube series to get to grips with all the tools on Office365 including Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, OneDive and Microsoft Teams.

European Space Agency >>
Ages: 3-18 year olds
ESA Education is launching Expedition: Home, a one-stop website for kids and parents to do fun space-based activities and keep learning while at home.

Maths With Chelsea >>
GCSE maths help videos and worksheets as a form of online maths class whilst school are out. Check out her YouTube above or her Instagram.

SoapBox Online >>
Ages: All Ages
SoapBox youth centre is still working and supporting young people during this period of Lockdown. From youth worker drop-ins, advice sessions, our digital, media & tech programmes, music events, debates and much more.

Science With Bexy >>
Ages: 11-16 year olds
I want to be that relatable Scientist and role model for students that find STEM subjects daunting. The Physics with Bexy episodes will be released every Monday at 11am, hopefully brightening up your start to the week.

STEM Learning At Home >>
Ages: 4-11 year olds
Starters for STEM are 10 activities that parents can use at home to develop their STEM skills.

Unlimited Space Agency >>
Ages: 7-11 year olds
UNSA is on a mission to inspire the next generation of scientists & space explorers. Check out their website for space-related activities or their YouTube for fun interviews with real astronauts including the STEMazing Suni Williams.

Have we missed any online resources? Let us know, email team@stemettefutures.org.

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