Mr. Lyristis's top STEAM recommendations


Minecraft Education

A game-based learning platform that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive digital environment. Educators in more than 115 countries are using Minecraft: Education Edition across the curriculum. It is a format that kids are familiar with and promotes multi-disciplinary study in a highly interactive format.

https://education.minecraft.net/

 

Roblox Education

Roblox is an immersive educational tool where the opportunities for creativity and imagination are limitless. We offer free resources to teach students of all ages real coding, game design, digital civility, and entrepreneurial skills.

https://developer.roblox.com/en-us/resources/learn-and-explore/index.html

 

Exploratorium

The Exploratorium isn't just a museum; it's an ongoing exploration of science, art, and human perception. With plenty of activities that can be performed at home it is a perfect way to expand knowledge of chemistry, biology, physics and astronomy.

https://www.exploratorium.edu/

 

Science Kids (Junior STEAM)

Science Kids is the online home of science & technology for children around the world. Students can more with fun science experiments, cool facts, free games, activities, lesson plans, quizzes, videos, photos and science fair project ideas.

https://www.sciencekids.co.nz/gamesactivities.html

 

Brain POP (STEAM Online Activities, Junior Science)

Animated Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health, and Technology. Requires a login but they are currently offering Free Access for families.

https://www.brainpop.com/

 

HHMI Biointeractive (Senior Science)

Interactive Science based website that includes videos and activities for senior science students pre.

https://www.biointeractive.org/

 

David Attenborough’s Explore the Great Barrier Reef (Science)

Explore the wonders of Australia’s own Great Barrier Reef presented by none other than the most revered science presenter, David Attenborough. A great interactive journey.

http://attenboroughsreef.com/

 

University of Colorado PHET (STEAM)

Founded in 2002 by Nobel Laureate Carl Wieman, the PhET Interactive Simulations project at the University of Colorado Boulder creates free interactive math and science simulations. PhET sims are based on extensive education research and engage students through an intuitive, game-like environment where students learn through exploration and discovery.

https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/new