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STEM Lesson: Creating Landforms

Posted by Meredith Williams on Wed, Jun 29, 2022

In this lesson Meredith Williams, Boxlight MimioMaster, shares how she used the MyStemKits Landform Topography Kit to help her students review the concepts of weathering, erosion, and deposition in the process of creating landforms. 

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Topics: STEM Lessons, 3D printing, MyStemKits

A Day with Spark - Real-World STEM Education

Posted by Hannah Olson on Wed, Jun 22, 2022

I love being in a classroom that’s engaged in hands-on learning. The combination of excitement, silliness, creativity, and problem-solving all coming together is one of my favorite things. In my role as MimioSTEM product manager, I spend every day developing content and thinking of fun ways to use our technology products in the classroom but it’s always a special treat to get to experience it first-hand. 

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Topics: STEM Lessons, STEM education, MyStemKits, MimioSTEM

STEM Lesson: Density of Objects

Posted by Meredith Williams on Wed, May 25, 2022

In this lesson Meredith Williams, Boxlight MimioMaster, shares how she used the MyStemKits Density Cubes Kit to help her students demonstrate understanding of the concept of density. 

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Topics: STEM Lessons, 3D printing, MyStemKits, MimioSTEM

STEM Lesson: Comparing Plant and Animal Cells

Posted by Meredith Williams on Wed, Apr 20, 2022

In this lesson Meredith Williams, Boxlight MimioMaster, shares how she used the MyStemKits Cells: Plant Kit and Cells: Animal Kit to help her students review key concepts. 

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Topics: STEM Lessons, STEM, MyStemKits, MimioSTEM

STEM Lesson: Motion – Speed vs. Time

Posted by Meredith Williams on Thu, Apr 7, 2022

About the Author: Meredith Williams, an 8th grade science teacher at Freedom Middle School (Orlando, FL), specializes in integrating MimioSTEM solutions in her science instruction. To encourage her students to think critically and creatively about problems through science exploration, Williams incorporates a variety of 3D-printed manipulatives, so her students have something hands-on to observe, analyze, and form ideas around. Williams also regularly implements and provides feedback on MyStemKits lessons and activities, which she uses in conjunction with her 3D printer. In the coming months, she’ll share her and her students’ experiences using the MyStemKits STEM solution. In this lesson, Williams shares how she used the Gliders Kit. 

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Topics: STEM Lessons, STEM education, MyStemKits

STEM Lesson: Comparing Planets

Posted by Meredith Williams on Tue, Feb 22, 2022

Meredith Williams, an 8th grade science teacher at Freedom Middle School (Orlando, FL), incorporates a variety of 3D-printed manipulatives so her students have something hands-on to observe, analyze, and form ideas around. She regularly implements and provides feedback on MyStemKits lessons and activities, which she uses in conjunction with her 3D printer. As a MimioSTEM Master, she has been sharing her and her students’ experiences using the MyStemKits curriculum. In this lesson, she is helping her students compare planets. 

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Topics: STEM Lessons, STEM, MyStemKits, MimioSTEM

STEM Lesson: Waves

Posted by Meredith Williams on Mon, Jan 31, 2022

Meredith Williams, an 8th grade science teacher at Freedom Middle School (Orlando, FL), specializes in integrating MimioSTEM solutions in her science instruction. To encourage her students to think critically and creatively about problems through science exploration, Williams incorporates a variety of 3D-printed manipulatives, so her students have something hands-on to observe, analyze, and form ideas around. Williams also regularly implements and provides feedback on MyStemKits lessons and activities, which she uses in conjunction with her 3D printer. This year, she’ll share her and her students’ experiences using the standards drivenMyStemKits curriculum. This lesson will focus on waves. 

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Topics: STEM Lessons, STEM, 3D printing, MyStemKits

STEM Lesson: Rotation vs. Revolution

Posted by Meredith Williams on Wed, Dec 8, 2021

Meredith Williams, an 8th grade science teacher at Freedom Middle School (Orlando, FL), specializes in integrating MimioSTEM solutions in her science instruction. To encourage her students to think critically and creatively about problems through science exploration, Williams incorporates a variety of 3D-printed manipulatives so her students have something hands-on to observe, analyze, and form ideas around. Williams also regularly implements and provides feedback on MyStemKits lessons and activities, which she uses in conjunction with her 3D printer. In the coming months, she’ll share her and her students’ experiences using the MyStemKits STEM solution. First up, a lesson on differentiating between Earth’s rotation and its revolution. 

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Topics: STEM Lessons, STEM, 3D printing, MyStemKits

7 Lessons to Spark Interest in STEM

Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Wed, Nov 24, 2021

A general belief is that incorporating STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) learning is crucial to help spark students’ interest in STEM-related careers where the demand is steadily increasing. STEM learning boosts vital skills such as critical thinking, perseverance, creativity, and problem solving, skills that are important for navigating life and its challenges.  

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Topics: STEM Lessons, Labdisc, STEM, STEM education, MyStemKits

MyStemKits STEM Lessons Now Aligned with TEKS for Math and Science

Posted by Boxlight on Thu, Oct 14, 2021

We’ve got great news! The award-winning MyStemKits STEM curriculum, a Boxlight MimioSTEM solution, is now aligned with Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Mathematics and Science. What does this mean? Teachers in Texas who are planning integrated, innovative, hands-on STEM lessons and activities don’t have to look further than MyStemKits.com to find them! 

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Topics: STEM Lessons, STEM, MyStemKits

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