Staff and youth will discover (or recall from childhood) many more in an ever-expanding collection of possibilities.
Staff may want to enlist help from youth in bringing STEM facts to share or in leading STEM minute activities.
The fun pictures make the activity entertaining while students practice their writing. Beach Ball Ice Breaker Using a blow-up beach ball and a permanent marker, write down questions for students to answer.
Practice throwing the ball around and having students answer the question that their right thumb lands on. Creative Writing Cartoons (for grades 2–4) Get samples of your students’ writing with these fun cartoon characters!
As children become accustomed to these STEM minutes, they may transition quickly in order to participate in the lively exchange that these activities provide.
The ideas presented are a brief sampling of possibilities.
Students work together to record their answers. and Think Dots My number has nine digits It is evenly divisible by 100The value of one of the digits is 700,000The digit in the millions place is both even and prime The digit in the hundreds place is the temperature at which water freezes The digit in the ten millions place is triple the number in the millions place The digit in the thousands place is the number of fluid ounces in a cup The digit in the hundred millions place is a special number because it is a factor of every number.
Students roll die to determine which 3 activities to complete.3.
The most important thing to do those first few weeks back to school is to teach your students the rules and expectations for your classroom.
Laying a strong foundation of classroom teamwork, respect, and understanding will pave the way for a productive and enjoyable year for everyone.