Kids love being outdoors anytime, and if they can learn in the process that's even better. So it's a good thing we've got folks like The Complete Outdoor STEM Activities Guide for Fun Summer Learning.It's a follow-up to her first,
This list below from her article features 20 STEM outdoor activities that were curated by Sarah Benton Feitlinger, science teacher and blog author on Share it! Science. In offering it, Jennifer agrees that the interest our kids can build in these subjects comes from the kinds of activities that will get them connecting to the world outside:
"The world needs kids who treasure science, can conquer the latest technologies, and engineer brave solutions to solve the challenging problems of a new world. Outdoor STEM activities create the next generation of inventors, innovators, and leaders by opening up their minds to the complexities hidden in the beauty of nature."
Though these STEM outdoor activities were provided for summertime applications, don't worry. With a little imagination, you can convert them into something your learners can explore all year round. Check out the links below for some fun STEM adventures.