VSTE partners with Big Deal Media to bring you the "best of the best" of web-based resources, classroom competitions and teacher grant programs. The April 2, 2018, newsletter offers resources that Rock with STEM, Design Mobile Apps, Solve Words in AR & More.
Underwater Robotics Curriculum
WaterBotics, from the Stevens Institute of Technology, is an innovative, underwater robotics curriculum that can be used in traditional classroom settings or in afterschool and summer camp programs.
Challenge to Reduce Waste by Applying STEM Skills
Sponsored by Project Paradigm and the American Red Cross, the Paradigm Challenge is intended to inspire youth to use STEM skills, as well as kindness, creativity, and collaboration, to make a difference. The challenge is to generate new ideas to reduce waste in homes, schools, communities, and around the world.
Rock Videos with Underlying STREAM Concepts
Some teachers are using videos created by the rock band OK Go to teach art, math, and science. The band collaborated with the Playful Learning Lab at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota to create a free website for educators called OK Go Sandbox.