STEM Activities

Sylvan partnered with Somewhat Simple for this post. What better time to introduce kids to chemistry than a fun and tasty guacamole Mole Day activity? Mole Day is celebrated every year on October 23rd from 6:02 a.m.-6:02 p.m., in honor of Avogadro’s number, 6.02 x 10^23. Avogadro’s number is a proportion that relates molar mass on […]

Keeping kids entertained and learning in the summer is no easy feat. How can you seamlessly accomplish both? Well, one way is to get kids crafting. Crafts can provide kids a number of different skills that can be beneficial for the upcoming school year, but may also inspire a future career in STEM. You might […]

Years (and years) ago I took a Science for Teachers class in college that took place in a lab. All of us loved this class because it centered on hands-on science experiments that made learning fun. Now, as a mother to a 7 and 9-year-old, I try to bring some of these hands-on activities to […]