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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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STEM Unit: Rotifers in Biology
This unit for biology students in grades 9-12 was developed by by Susan West through her 2020 Teacher-in-Residence at Dr. Kristin Gribble's lab at...
STEM Unit: Songs of the Sea
This unit for science students in grades 3-5 was developed by Lisa Green through her 2018 Teacher-in-Residence with Ocean Protection Advocacy Kids...
STEM Unit: A Marine Life Hotspot
This unit for students in grade 3 was developed by Joanne Harrington through a 2017 Teacher-in-Residence at The National Marine Life Center and...
STEM Unit: Fossils and Extinction
This unit for students in grade 3 was developed by a team of teachers at Oak Ridge School through a 2016 Teacher-in-Residence.This unit begins by...
STEM Unit: Organisms, their Characteristics, and Life Cycles
This unit was designed for students in grades 3 by Susane Dunne and Chairta McCarty.This unit is designed to introduce students to the...
Students Empowering Students in STEM at 4Cs
By Jade Francis For students who are struggling with a math course, or for those who may need to brush up on their math skills, there is now a...
Woods Hole Sea Grant hosts a virtual “Teacher-in-Residence”
Above: North Falmouth Elementary School teacher Michael Irving is pictured in his classroom using materials and skills developed from his...
STEM UNIT: Climate! It’s All in the Data
This unit for biology students in grades 2-4 was developed by Michael Irving through his 2020 Teacher-in-Residence with Woods Hole Sea Grant. This...
4Cs STEM Program Mentors Scientists of the Future
By Mary Petiet“A mentor empowers a person to see a possible future, and believe it can be obtained.”– Shawn HitchcockEngineering, IT, networking,...
4Cs Awarded Nearly $1 Million in STEM Grants to Support Student Learning
September 11, 2019 Cape Cod Community College has been awarded two grants totaling $960,000 providing support and technology for students...
Making the grade in STEM from CCCC to Northeastern University
Gus Grosenbaugh always loved math. A Falmouth native, he spent his early school years participating in extracurricular math clubs. The subject came...
Bourne Innovation Studio as Education Prototype
The bright, airy space filled by the Innovation Studio at Bourne High school is a testing ground for aspiring scientists and engineers. A prototype...