Photo of levitating train that Isaac built.

Levitating Train – STEAM Activity

Trains are pretty fun right? Well have you ever seen or heard of a levitating train? Yes that’s right, we said levitating. While that may sound impossible, it’s actually quite possible! The video we are sharing with you today explains exactly how you can create your own levitating train. The train itself is actually called …

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Let’s Take it Apart! – Flat Screen TV

Welcome to another edition of Let’s Take it Apart! This time we will be taking apart a flat-screen TV. Just to recap from our last video, here are the tools that Isaac likes to use when he takes things apart. 1.      A small starter tool-set, like the one Isaac uses, the Stanley 9 Way …

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paper airplane STEAM challenge

Paper Airplane STEAM Challenge

Let’s get prepped for take-off with this easy paper airplane STEAM / STEM design challenge! Perfect for elementary ages to high school. Learn to fold our favorite paper airplane and some basics of flight. Then design your own! This lesson is virtual, distance learning, and homeschool friendly. Virtual class can still work with hands-on STEAM …

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Let’s Take it Apart! – Remote Control Car

Starting this month we are doing a series of videos called Let’s Tale it Apart! In each video, we will be taking apart different items to see what is on the inside. This week our video focuses on taking apart a remote control car. Taking apart items sounds pretty fun right? But first, there are …

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What is STEAM, and should I be using it in my teaching?

During the Christmas of 2002, my sister opened a small gift from my father that perfectly exemplifies his attitude for life. It was a 3-inch cardboard guitar that he claimed was “dehydrated”. My sister looked at him with a quizzical glance, rolled her eyes, and set it down. He quickly got up and rushed out …

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