Posts tagged with “science”

4 Things Everyone Should Know About Early STEM Learning April 20, 2017

There are lots of common misconceptions about how young children engage in STEM learning — and that’s important, because adults’ attitudes about STEM learning profoundly influence children’s own beliefs about STEM learning, as well as their abilities. Take a look at these four facts everyone should know about early STEM learning, and consider what you can do about them.

Chapter Spotlight: Museum of Science, Boston with Jorge Bernal April 15, 2015

Jorge Bernal @MuseumofScience   Jorge Bernal is part of our inaugural group of Global Chapter leaders. He is the Technology and Education Research Fellow at the Museum of Science, Boston and puts on monster workshops! I am based in… Boston, Massachusetts Tell us more about your organization/space. The Museum of Science, Boston introduces 1.2 million visitors to […]

Case Study: Regional Public School District January 21, 2015

At West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional in New Jersey, Rebecca McLelland-Crawley is leading the charge to integrate littleBits into the science curriculum and foster cross-grade mentorship throughout the district. Read more about their environmental science lessons, Maker Ambassador program and Teacher Invention Conventions in this week’s case study.

Education Project: Exploring Light and Plant Pigments with littleBits and FastPlants December 18, 2013

Michael Wilkinson reports, “The littleBits circuits made this experiment accessible to my 4th graders, while allowing them to design a sophisticated and scientifically valid experiment. They were able to prove that red and blue light were the most important colors of light for photosynthesis.”