Photo Stuff with Ruff gets children exploring their surroundings, finding out what the objects in their world are made of, and learning STEAM skills, such as those related to materials science. The app is based on The Ruff Ruffman Show from PBS KIDS, which models science inquiry skills.
eCYBERMISSION, an Army Educational Outreach Program, is a freeweb-based STEMcompetition for students in grades 6–9. The program is committed to answering the nation’s need for increased national STEM literacy and to expanding STEM education opportunities across the country. eCYBERMISSION is looking for educators, community leaders, parents, and professionals interested in STEM to create teams of students. Complete the team registration by the deadline, and students will receive a freeSTEM Kit. Visit eCYBERMISSION.com to register today.
Smithsonian Science for Global Goals is a new, freely available curriculum that uses the United Nations’ Global Goals for Sustainable Development as a framework to focus on sustainable actions to local problems, defined and implemented by students.
Researchers in StanfordUniversity’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab have produced a virtual underwater ecosystem to allow students to observe firsthand what coral reefs are expected to look like by the end of the century if carbon dioxide emissions are not curbed.