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STEM and Pinterest
Familiar with Pinterest? It is a goldmine of ideas for many topics including STEM and engineering. Our Get Caught Engineering boards have over 6000 followers who are scooping up ideas from close to 5000 pins on our 12 boards. We invite you to check it out as you prepare for the new school year. But be forewarned ....it is easy to get obsessed and spend hours gathering resources. So pull up a chair, get a cup of tea, and enjoy the inspiration you will find for your STEM classroom
Wendy and Cheryl
Get Caught Engineering.com
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This is a great Pinterest Board! I was just going through some of the boards and noticed that you categorized the boards according to topic and some according to grade level. Are all of these boards shared boards (so that any Pinterest user can post)? The boards here hold thousands of resources that can be useful for integrating STEM in curriculum and make learning STEM fun inside and outside of the classroom. I just followed all boards :)
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Thanks for posting, very helpful.
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Thanks so much! I find great resources for STEM on Pinterest! Sometimes their activities are at a more elementary level than I would like (I teach middle school), but they can be adjusted to any level!
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I love finding new ways to implement STEM into my lessons!
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Thank you for this information. I have not even thought to check Pinterest for STEM ideas. Can't wait to get started!
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Love it! Thanks!!
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The other site that has a lot of great ideas is thesciencepenguin.com.
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Thank you for all the well organized information!
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Wow! thanks for posting. I love Pintrest.
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Thank you so much for sharing this! I love pinterest and I'm aspiring to become a teacher. I am in school now and so close to finishing! It is my goal these last few semester in college to collect all the resources I can so I can be the most prepared I can be to enter into my own classroom and have great resources to turn to. I will definitely be following this pinterest page and I can see myself referring to it many times in my near future.
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Thank you so much for sharing this! Do you make your stem projects as on going project based learning? I am not sure as to how to continue to align it to the common core standards.
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We are in the state of Virginia which does not participate in Common Core. But we have done PBLs in our classroom and have always incorporated engineering lessons into the projects. We use an engineering design process student notebook that allows us to integrate reading and writing into the activity. We also integrate engineering into history and literature in addition to science and math. We will be doing a workshop on integrating fairy tales and engineering called "Enchanted Engineering" at the NSTA regional conference in Richmond this month.
We have a blog on our website with lots of ideas that might help too.http://www.getcaughtengineering.com
Thanks for the speedy response! I'm excited to gather some insights from the blog.. Thank you again!
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The enchanted engineering looks interesting. Have you used it yet?
Thank you for these precious resources! I am so excited to get in the classroom and try some of these! I am currently a Senior Undergrad for Education and have seen limited Science Teaching done in the classroom setting during my observations, but looking through your Pinterest account I can better see how to teach Science to make it engaging.
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As an older educator I have started exploring Pinterest. I am amazed at what can be found on this site and the list keeps on growing. Thanks for letting us know about a wonderful site.
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I agree you can find a lot of interesting ideas on Pinterest.
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I have just been asked by some fellow teachers to start looking for STEM resources...you have just saved me HOUR!!! Thank You!
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I am a Pinterest fan as well, so I checked out your page. I have to say I am impressed. You have to be careful when using teaching ideas from pinterest, I always try to make sure that the ideas/projects are actually useful to what students are learning and not just "cute". Anyways i especially loved the "Bobbing for Apples with STEM" project. This would be great to do at a class Halloween party. It caters to a wide grade range as well. Students need to engineer a devise that will grab the apples out of the tub of water in the least amount of time, and they may only use materials they are given. I plan to suggest this idea to my mentor teacher. Hopefully we can do this at our Halloween Party. I'll let you know how it goes. Thanks for sharing!
Jaclyn St. Armand
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Thank you for posting! Very useful!
Pinterest always has great ideas!!
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Thank you for sharing this wonderful resource! I am currently a student teacher and we have to do a stem project and this will help!
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I love Pinterest and got started on the site because one of my graduate school professors at UGA used the site for her gifted and creative education classes. She would start a board on a topic, and we would post pictures and notes. I thought that was a very creative way for us to interact with each other using Pinterest. I also use my page to gather information on incorporating Art into Science and Nature.
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Love the example it is great!
Thank you for this information. I look forward to using this in the further!
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Thank you for this information. Good ideas.
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This is a great resource that I will add to my science board!
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Excellent resource. I love Pinterest!!!
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I enjoyed learning from this! Thanks!
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Thanks for the link. I teach third grade, and I am glad to see so many elementary level STEM resources. My grade level has had difficulty finding a variety of activities to use.
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I just took a peak at the board. I will go there soon to grab some new resources. Thanks for sharing.
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I just put a link to that site on my board. Thank you
Thank you for sharing! I am a big fan of Pinterest and I am always looking for new ideas. I love how these boards are organized and full of great resources. I will definitely follow.
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Thank you so much for giving me ideas to implement in my classroom! I believe STEM is important in the elementary schools. These students will sure to be more engaged and allow more hands-on investigation.
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Thanks for the link!
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This Pinterest site is an AMAZING resource! I am currently a pre-service elementary teacher enrolled in a science methods course and I am gaining a true love for science, espically STEM. The pins on this board are from very credible sources and I have used several of these ideas for the lessons I have written. Thanks for the amazing resources found on this Pinterest page!
Ps. I especially love the board titled "STEAM". STEAM is a new concept for me and I am so excited to look though this board and get ideas to teach science in my future classroom.
- Julie Niemzyk
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What is STEAM? I am unfamiliar with the A.
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This is great I always have a hard time finding resourceful ways that I can use in the classroom and make the activities fun. However, I know how Pinterest has lots of ideas thank you for sharing.
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I am a big fan of Pinterest. This board will come in handy. Thanks!
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I love the Pinterest boards. I am going to use some of the stem projects the first week of school. I believe it will help my students work better collaboratively.
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I love that Pinterest is such a great resource for finding lessons and tools for teaching science. Pinterest is awesome for that! You can find lots of different activities for a range of grades and skill levels in the classroom.
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I am originally from Virginia but I am getting my degree in Maryland. I have learned all about the common core which Virginia does not use. It is actually banned in the state of Virginia. I plan on going back to Virginia to teach and stumbled upon a board about from the link provided. It is called Virginia teaching resources. It was full of so many fun interactive activities that I could see myself using in my classroom. This board primarily has social studies activities but I could see myself using the "Charts, Graphs, and Giraffe" lesson in science. It includes many lessons about graphs which are frequently used in science activities. I really enjoyed the cute worksheets as well as the incorporation of the giraffe.
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