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.

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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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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Big on Biotech in Barnstable

“Biotech, Bio Wide” is the mantra of the biology teachers at Barnstable High school. Their goal is to engage students at all levels in hands-on biotechnology experiences—and they are...

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Augmented Reality That’s Out of This World

At the Massachusetts STEM Summit, a student from Mashpee demonstrates her work, holding an iPad up to a picture of a violin.

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Design Squad Rocket Launch Day

“Mr. Cutler, are we launching today?”   The eighth- and ninth-grade students in Adam Cutler’s “Design Squad” class had been working for weeks toward this moment....

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