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.


Sencorp White  Manufacturing

Teachers-in-Residence Program builds partnerships in STEM education

Curriculum units developed through public-private partnerships make STEM learning relevant The Cape Cod Regional STEM Network’s Teacher-in-Residence...

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Natural Habitats Cape Cod

STEM Unit: Who Lives There?

Exploring habitats with the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Massachusetts State science curriculum standards for kindergarten focus on habitats,...

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Manufacturing Cape Cod

STEM Unit: Exploring Advanced Manufacturing on Cape Cod

This mini-unit is designed to provide high school students with opportunities to learn about the advanced manufacturing processes used at Sencorp...

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Intro To Engineering

STEM Unit: Introduction to Engineering Methods

A knowledge based product development (KBPD) approach to developing individual student projects This unit is intended for use for at the beginning...

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STEM Unit: Ecosystems: Interactions and Dynamics

Using high school Biology standards for ecology (HS-LS2), students will encounter the ecosystems of Cape Cod and evaluate the interactions and...

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Stem Atlantic Shark Unit

STEM Unit: Sharks by The Numbers

This unit engages students in a study of the Great White Shark. Students will use multiple sources of information to understand White Sharks using...

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Stem Motion Sability

STEM Unit: Motion Stability – Forces And Interactions

This unit is designed to introduce students to forces of friction, magnets, science, and engineering. Students will be able to conduct investigations...

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Stem Sharks

STEM Unit: Life Science - Sharks

This unit engages students in a study of the Great White Shark’s return to Cape Cod. Students will use multiple sources of information to understand...

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STEM Unit: The Whydah, From Wreck To Museum

This unit connects the history of Cape Cod’s maritime past, the wreck of the Whydah and the real-world application of chemistry to recover and...

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Robots Go Local as STEM Network Hosts Regional Robotics Competition

This fall, Cape and Islands students will have the opportunity to compete in the first-ever regional VEX Robotics Competitions, thanks to funding...

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PreK-12 STEM Educator Mini-Grant Opportunity

Integrate Tools for Active Learning into the STEM Classroom The Cape Cod Regional STEM Network is offering mini-grants of $250 for educators...

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Earth System Photo

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...

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