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By The Nerd Herd
This is a fun, hands-on activity that combines multiple disciplines. Students are given four powders and have to guess what each one is. Then, they will practice their graphing skills using the predictions of the whole class. This includes: *
Subjects:
Science, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, GATE
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This fun, interactive STEM challenge teaches students about one of the oldest types of bridges and what makes it so strong. Using that information, students can then create their own bridge design and test it using weights. This includes a
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Engineering
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities
$2.50
1 rating
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By The Nerd Herd
This is a fun, hands-on activity that combines multiple disciplines. Students will use their engineering skills to create a design that will keep their egg intact..but there's a twist. They will use their addition and multiplication skills to make
Subjects:
Science, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts
$4.00
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By The Nerd Herd
This fun, interactive STEM Activity explores skin sensitivity. Students write a hypothesis about which of the four areas on their arms and hands are most sensitive, using DIY sensory testers. This includes a detailed teacher's guide with step by
Subjects:
Science, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts
$2.50
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By The Nerd Herd
In this fun, interactive STEM activity, students will work with live worms to explore how they sense the world around them. This includes: * Detailed Teacher's Guide * Hypothesis and Observation sheet * Critical Thinking
Subjects:
Science, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities
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By The Nerd Herd
In this STEM Activity, we explore the way our eyes work by making our own "eye". This includes: Activity Worksheet Diagram of the Anatomy of the Eye Detailed Teacher's
Subjects:
Science, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts
$2.50
1 rating
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By The Nerd Herd
This includes Two STEM Activities * STEM Activity - Disappearing Colors * STEM Activity - Secret Message Valentine's Day Card * Teacher's Guide The STEM Activities are designed to work together. The first STEM activity shows students what
Subjects:
Physics, Critical Thinking, Valentine's Day
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
$4.00
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By The Nerd Herd
This is a STEM Activity to use with the book "They All Saw a Cat" by Brendan Wenzel. This includes: * STEM Activity about earthworms and how they "see" * Fun Facts About Earthworms * Detailed Teacher Guide You may also be interested in the STEM
Subjects:
Science, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Handouts
$2.50
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By The Nerd Herd
This is a STEM Activity to use with the book "They All Saw a Cat" by Brendan Wenzel. This includes: * STEM Activity about compound eyes * Fun Facts About Bees * Detailed Teacher Guide You may also be interested in the STEM Bundle for They All
Subjects:
Science, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Handouts
$2.50
1 rating
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By The Nerd Herd
These STEM Activities can be paired with They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel. This includes: STEM Activity - What the Earthworm Saw * STEM Activity about earthworms and how they "see" * Fun Facts About Worms Handout * Detailed
Subjects:
Science, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts
$5.00
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By The Nerd Herd
This download contains two different experiments using yeast. Introduce scientific concepts such as a hypothesis, a Test, and Control to your students with this fun, hands-on activity. Includes: Worksheet (STEM Experiment - Yeast) Worksheet
Subjects:
Biology, Chemistry, Critical Thinking
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, GATE
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By The Nerd Herd
Snatchabook STEM Activities Bundle - Engineering and Math These activities are related to The Snatchabook by Helen Docherty. This set includes: * Two STEM Engineering activities * Two Math activities, focusing on graphing data * A teacher's
Subjects:
Graphing, Gifted and Talented, Engineering
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, GATE
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By The Nerd Herd
Winter STEM Challenge - Ice Enclosure Challenge This STEM Challenge has students think about how to prevent their ice cube from melting by designing and building an enclosure to house their ice cube. This download comes with: * Student
Subjects:
Science, Critical Thinking, General Science
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, GATE
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By The Nerd Herd
A Short video showing how to assemble your Santa optical illusion and also see the finished product at the end. To download the teacher's guide and activity, please click on the link below: Holiday STEM-Santa Optical
Subjects:
Science, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities
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This is a fun take on the the hollow face illusion that you see at many amusement parks. Students can make their own hollow face illusion with this printable, and also learn the difference between concave and convex shapes. This comes
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, GATE
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Challenge your students to build a catapult using only the materials provided This download comes with: * Student Worksheet * Teacher's Guide * Diagram of how to think like an
Subjects:
Science, Physics, Critical Thinking
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, GATE
$1.50
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By The Nerd Herd
In this activity, students will learn that changing the shape of something can alter its strength. They will compare different shapes side by side and see which shape can hold the most weight. In addition, they will be challenged to come up with a
Subjects:
Science, Critical Thinking, Engineering
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts
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By The Nerd Herd
Help Santa get to your house safely and pick up some Christmas items along the way using commands. Students will learn the basic principles of algorithms and how to use step-by-step commands to solve their problem. This includes: * 4 different
Subjects:
Computer Science - Technology, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, GATE
$2.00
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By The Nerd Herd
Santa has a lot of toys to deliver! Help him build a sleigh that can hold the most weight. This fun STEM activity will challenge students to think outside the box. They will build a "sleigh" using a piece of paper and a few classroom supplies. It
Subjects:
Science, Critical Thinking, Engineering
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, GATE, Classroom Forms
$1.50
2 ratings
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By The Nerd Herd
This project will have students create a ladybug habitat where they can observe live ladybugs over the course of 4 days. It is complete with instructions on how to easily make individual ladybug habitats for the using everyday items. They can
Subjects:
Science, Critical Thinking, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Handouts
$3.00
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I have taught children from preschoolers to 3rd graders science experiments ranging from making our own butter to hydraulic bridges.

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BA, Economics, University of California, Irvine

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