Projects & Materials

Here’s where we post examples of inquiry-based STEM learning going on in schools and after-school programs across our network. Browse them all or find inspiration by grade or subject. Each story includes links to student and teacher resources.

Funding your STEM classroom

We know that finding grants to help fund great activities and resources for your classroom is a difficult job. That’s why we’ve put together this list of opportunities and resources—we hope it...

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Earth’s Systems and Engineering

This Grade 3 Science unit was developed this summer as part of the Summer Science Institute hosted by the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network and Cape Cod Community College.  At the Institute,...

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Ready, set, action! Video production

This summer, Ryan Doughty, who teaches Grade 5 Math and Science at Bourne Middle School developed what promises to be a very popular unit for students in grades 5 through 8. It’s about...

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The Cape Cod Catboat Crew Challenge: An Interactive Maritime Science Adventure

This “challenge” is a set of middle school lessons created by Stacey Klimkosky, who participated in the 2016 Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Teacher-in-Residence Program with the Cape Cod...

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What STEM looks like in schools on the Cape and Islands

We know that STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. But it means more than that to us.

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A Sprint to Address Human Impact on Global Temperature

This Grade 8 science unit is one of a series we’ll be sharing on our website this summer—all developed teachers across the Cape and Islands.

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The STEM Starter Academy: Get in on the learning

The STEM Starter Academy helps students find their way onto STEM Pathways—that is, STEM learning that leads to university programs and careers in high-demand science, technology, engineering,...

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Systems in a Sandbox

Would you believe there is a sandbox on Cape Cod that is provoking unbounded enthusiasm and non-stop inquiry—from middle and high school students?

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Engineering Materials Shaped by Teachers as Learners

Why does a vibrating string create sound?  How do wave pulses become the zeros and ones in digitized signals?

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Engineering Inspired by Play

When Alice Brooks and Bettina Chen, the engineers who invented Roominate—a toy that engages girls in STEM learning—talk about what put them on their path, they say it was the things they...

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Art/Tech is on!

The computer lab is buzzing at Cape Cod Community College right now. It’s alive with the energy, hard work, and laughter of students who are taking part in Summer of Science: two week-long...

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STEM is Building at CCCC

The STEM community at Cape Cod Community College is building. Really building!

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