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STEM Activities @ home

Engage in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) by working on real engineering design problems at home’ In past STEM cubs in-person sessions, students have worked on projects like building a structurally sound bridge, developing coating for pills, understanding features of buoyancy and static electricity, creating towers, and more. Discover many more projects, activities, and challenges that you can do at home with common household items from this list of resources.

smart phoneTake a photo of your project and tag @MizzouDiversity on Facebook or Twitter!

For any questions, please contact the Director of Diversity and Outreach, Hilary Mueller.

For more information, you can read STEM Cubs gets boost from local chapter of construction organization.

Activity Guides

PBS Building Big: bridges, domes, skyscrapers, dams, and tunnels

Science Snacks: do-at-home science activities from San Francisco’s Exploratorium

Science Buddies: STEM activities for kids

STEM Inventions: Original DIY designs from truss bridges to rubber band race cars, helicopters and rockets

4-H Inspire Kids To Do Activity Guide (PDF) 

4-H STEM Lab: Hands-on activities designed to instill curiosity and critical thinking

Funology Science Experiments: fun and educational experiments

Engineering for Every Kid (PDF)

STEM Cubs logo

STEM Cubs is a free STEM day camp that serves students in grades K-5 on the University of Missouri’s campus at the College of Engineering. The program emphasizes the importance of exploratory and experiential learning.

Contact: ENGRinclusivity@missouri.edu

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