Happy New Year with These Winter STEM Resources!

Happy New Year with These Winter STEM Resources!

Looking for FREE STEM resources for the winter season? Brrrr! Oh, it’s SO cold outside! So, inside is where we all need to be. Teachers and students are returning to the classroom after the holiday break. Homeschooling families are resuming studies at the table. Meanwhile, recess and outdoor time for exercise may be cut short because of chill factors and inclement weather. However, there is no need to despair when children are antsy or less focused because of more time spent indoors. In fact, the right STEM resources can make time inside much more tolerable while kids learn important STEM concepts in new ways.

To help you, we have compiled a new list of FREE STEM resources for the winter season that you can use immediately to entice and engage children of all grade levels. As a result, we hope this list of FREE STEM resources for the winter season from STEM-apalooza!® will make your classroom time indoors more comfortable and productive for you and your students this winter.

FREE January STEM Resources

Compiled by STEM-apalooza!®

FREE Resources for Grades PreK-6

95 BEST January STEM Activities Ideas in 2021 – Compiled by Ms. Barbara White (PreK & Up)

Explore Ms. Barbara White’s Pinterest board, “January STEM Activities.”  As a result, you’ll discover more ideas about winter STEM activities for preschool as well as for other grade levels, too.

15 Winter STEM Activities for Kids – Hands-on Science – Kitchen Counter Chronicles (K-6)

Make science fun and engaging with these STEM winter activities for kids. The best way to enjoy the winter season is to embrace it. Investigate and explore the beauty of winter with this amazing collection of winter STEM activities for kids.

Winter STEM Activities and Challenges for Kids – Mombrite (K-6)

The cold winter months are a great time to bring out the fun and exciting winter STEM activities and challenges for kids. Fun projects and experiments are always great indoor activities that are also educational. Check out these engaging STEM winter resources today!

FREE Resources for Grades K-8

35+ Winter STEM Activities – Cool Hands-On Learning – STEAM Powered Family (K-8)

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Here is a wide variety of articles and activities that touch on various pillars of STEM, while maintaining one common theme: WINTER! Mix and match to create your perfect Winter STEM lesson plans for the classroom or home!

30 Winter STEM Activities – Vivify STEM Education (K-8)

Snowball fights, candy canes, and reindeer…time for some winter STEM activities for kids! In fact, read on for 30 science experiments, math activities, engineering design challenges, and even coding fun – all with a winter theme! All these activities use simple materials and are perfect for the classroom or at home while stuck indoors.

FREE Resources for Grades K-12

FREE STEM Lesson Plans for K-12 Teachers – The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (K-12)

There is a wealth of STEM curricula and classroom resources available to assist educators in developing in students thinking, reasoning, teamwork, investigative and creative skills that they can use in all areas of their lives. For your information, The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is committed to providing relevant and complete materials to assist educators in engaging students in STEM subjects.

FREE STEM Activities and Games – The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (K-12)
ORISE is offering FREE online games for teachers to use in their classrooms to boost students’ interest and content-knowledge in STEM. Expect to see future web-based games covering a variety of STEM content areas aligned to state and national math and science standards.


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