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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.
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Bourne Innovation Studio as Education Prototype
By Mary Petiet The bright, airy space filled by the Innovation Studio at Bourne High school is a testing ground for aspiring scientists and...
Star Student: Chelsea Crowley
By Mary Petiet As a child in Forestdale, Chelsea Crowley used to gaze at the night sky. Today she is a student pursuing a career in Astronomy at...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Robots Go Local as STEM Network Hosts Regional Robotics Competition
By Mary PetietThis fall, Cape and Islands students will have the opportunity to compete in the first-ever regional VEX Robotics Competitions, thanks...