Activities for Programs

Table with a roll of tape, box cutter, scissors, and pencils

Share the following STEM activities with programs and families for additional STEM learning in your community:

  • Take Flight: Using everyday materials, youth engineer a glider that can fly straight for 15 feet.
  • Keep Your Cool! Design Your Own Cooler Challenge: Youth design a cooler that will keep a bottle of water cool using the engineering design process. They test their prototype and graph their results to determine the effectiveness of the solution.
  • Design a Watercraft: Youth engineering a small boat out of straws and plastic wrap that can hold weight.
  • Get it Write!: Youth engineering a writing device (pen) using everyday materials. They think about both the (water soluble) “ink” and the delivery mechanism.