This is one of the most comprehensive STEAM resources on the web! From daily magazines to lessons and digital conferences to PD Workshops, the Education Closet is sure to give you the support to integrate STEAM into your classroom/school.
This video, on the Teaching Channel, shares a design challenge for engineering involving edible cars. The great thing about this video is that you can see STEAM active in the classroom, complete with engaged and excited students. It also allows you to understand how a STEAM lesson can be set up, and it will give you an activity that you can use it your own classroom. After all...who wouldn't love creating an edible car!
This video gives you a peek into an EdCamp and the sessions that focus on STEAM. You will hear from teachers, see examples of the STEAM resources, and even get insight on what EdCamps are! If you haven't been to an EdCamp before, I highly recommend it. As a organization team member for EdCamp Detroit, I have had some of my best conference experiences at EdCamp!
This Google Doc. shares many tools and toys that can relate with STEAM. From the Makey Makey to Little Bits and Google Cardboard to zoo webcams, there are many resources in this collection. In addition, there are sites sharing classroom examples, after school STEAM programs, and special programs that highlight STEAM.
This site is PACKED full of amazing activities and resources for the STEAM classroom created by Amy Koester, The Show Me Librarian. The activities are separated by age levels, and she includes many great learning opportunities for preschool too!
This Edutopia blog post created by Susan Riley, an Arts Integration Specialist, shares the background on adding the A to the STEM acronym and the importance for arts integration. This is something that I have believed in, as the arts are an essential to any type of creativity and innovation that will move our world forward regardless of the industry.