CR Summer STEM AcademyLet's be creative!President Obama encourages teachers to"think about new and creative ways to engage young people in science and engineering (and)… encourage young people to create and build and invent –to be makers of things, not just consumers of things."Check out our Summer '15 Makey Makey instrument designers and robot makers!Check out our photos from the Summer STEM Academy 2014. What a great experience for all!Or, here's the link.
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Resources for Students and Teachershttp://makerspace.com - Learn about Maker Spaceshttp://makered.org - Maker Education InitiativeEducate to Innovate - White House InitiativeWe the Geeks - White House ResourceOpen Badges - get credit for the skills you've learnedScratch 2.0 - programming designed for kidsCode Academy - learn about computer programmingCode Monster - http://www.crunchzilla.com/code-monsterhttp://csunplugged.org - Computer Science Unpluggedhttp://falstad.com/circuit/ - electronic circuit simulatorhttp://appinventor.mit.edu - app inventorhttp://www.w3schools.com - html tutorialshttps://diy.org - Do It Yourself Clubhttp://www.sumopaint.com/app/ - Photo Editing (Use FireFox not IE.)http://www.firstlegoleague.org - Lego Leaguehttps://www.youtube.com/user/MakerEdInitiative - MakerEd Initiative YouTube Channelhttp://www.eie.org - Engineering is Elementaryegfi-k12.org - Engineering Lessons, Resources, ActivitiesCopper Tape Designsintegrates high and low technological materials, processes, and cultures.Pop-up Cards Make MagazinePop-up Circuit Cards InstructablesLittleBitsMoreDigital Citizenshiphttp://www.commonsensemedia.org/sites/default/files/postaphoto-ms-hs-poster.pdf - Should you post that photo?CR Social Media Guidelines: https://www.crsd.org/domain/2367