STEM at Home
Discover science and connect to the natural world while staying safe and healthy at home!
Check out our virtual programming schedule and browse through our list of resources, activities, crafts, videos, and more to help continue to bring science into your world.
STEM at Home
Member's Virtual STEM Workshops
Join one of our staff members through a live video stream as we learn about all aspects of science!
Current members will receive weekly emails with links to register to upcoming workshops.
|Tue, Aug 4th||Tue, Aug 11th||Tue, Aug 18th||Tue, Aug 25th|
|3-4pm||Animal Anatomy||Paleontology Power||The Forces of Flight||Brain Science|
Free, open for all live workshops
Not a member yet? Don’t fret! Every Friday we offer a virtual STEM workshop for any and all participants to join. Check weekly for the theme and click the link below to register for this virtual program!
|Fri, Aug 7th||Fri, Aug 14th||Fri, Aug 21st||Fri, Aug 28th|
|12-1pm||Wonderful Water||Kitchen Science||Michiganology||Tremendous Trees|
|Check out our Facebook pages for more videos and activities to do at home!|
|Our Unity In Learning Partner, Yankee Air Museum, has created the Creativity Hanger! Check out their online activities such as storytime, games, crafts, puzzles, oral histories and more so that you and your children can learn about aviation no matter where you are!|
Video Clips, DIY Science, and Teacher Resource List
STEM at Home
Learn about constellations and stars with this easy and fun activity. View PDF here.
See if you can find all these insects in your backyard! View PDF here.
Learn about how colors mix and create beautiful designs. View PDF here.
See if you can find all of these birds in your backyard! View PDF here.
Every year, waves of butterflies make the perilous journey south for the winter. With this game, you can try your hand at surviving some of the challenges these butterflies face! Grab a dice, a sticker, and a space outdoors to play the Monarch migration game! View PDF here.
Get outdoors and learn more about Spring with this fun scavenger hunt. View PDF here.
Use this scavenger hunt to find pollinators and the host plants that they're attracted to! View PDF here.
Find as many items as you can as you explore your local ecosystem. View PDF here.
We get a lot of resources from rainforests all over the world. Can you find items in your house that might have come from a rainforest? View PDF here.
Which ones will sink and which ones will float? Will they sink quickly or float down gently? Will the floaters stay floating the whole time? Why do you think that? View PDF here.
A nebula is a large cloud of gas and dust in space. It can be created by a dying star (such as a supernova) and is also where new stars are born. Learn how to make your own nebula using a salad spinner! View PDF here.
Can you think of any plants or animals on Earth that live in extreme environments? Learn all about extremeophiles as you imagine your very own world and the life that could live there. View PDF here.
Learn how to create your own leaf and bark rubbings and learn about the way scientists classify leaves. View PDF here and click "More Information" for examples.