Inspirational STEM Role Models: Book Companions & Lab Experiments

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Browne's Bunch of STEM
Grade Levels
K - 1st
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37 pages
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Browne's Bunch of STEM


Are you looking for a new way to engage students through STEM? Teaching your students about famous scientists, techies, engineers, and mathematicians can increase their desire to work in one of these career fields later in life. There are amazing men and women who have gone into a STEM field and are totally rocking it! We are going to explore some of their lives through this unit.

If you're interested to know more about each book that's featured in this resource, check out my blog post to catch a snippet of each one.

“Research from Microsoft has revealed that the number of girls interested in STEAM across Europe, on average, almost DOUBLES

when they have a role model to inspire them.”

-Microsoft Reporter (4/25/18)


What's Included for Story Companions:

  • List of books (If you don't have them, they are available online)
  • Beginning, Middle, & End Retell
  • Character Descriptions & Biographies
  • Text to Self Connections

What's Included for Science Experiments:

  • LEGO Maze, wind power
  • Paper Airplanes, affect of weight
  • Submarines, buoyancy and submersion
  • Egg/Apple Drop journals, gravity


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If you have any questions, I'd love to hear from you

Total Pages
37 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
With prompting and support, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem.
Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.


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