STEM Challenge! Building real-life models of rescue devices! Students must build a cranking device. Using a real life scenario the idea is to build a device to rescue a fallen friend- and it has a tricky part!
The Center for STEM Education for Girls is - creating a STEM for Girls Consortium of K-12 and university educational leaders, community leaders, and business leaders to discuss best practices for STEM education for girls - hosting a summer STEM for Girls Conference for educators - developing a replicable summer STEM Institute for Girls, which will offer intensive experiences in STEM fields for girls primarily from non-magnet public schools and charter schools entering 9th and 10th grades.
Archimedes once said “Give me a place to stand, and I shall move the Earth.” While the idea of a person moving such a huge mass on their own might sound impossible, chances are you’ve seen this idea in action at your local playground. Andy Peterson and Zack Patterson use the seesaw to illustrate the amazing implications and uses of the lever.