• Enrichment Activities

    These activities can be completed during class time when you are finished with the main projects. They are meant to be self-guided, which means you can choose the activity and complete it with the instructions on this site. Never stop learning!
    1. Measure-it game for practice measuring.
    2. Helpful Engineering Games - Lots of links to engineering games.
    3. Code.org - Tons of fun activities that teach you how to code. You do not have to know anything to start to code. They also host the hour of code.
    4. Classic Code Maze -  Learn to code as you create an Angry Bird maze game at code.org.
    5. Code Combat - This site teaches you how to code as you play a game. If you are interested in game design or computer programming, this is a fun way to learn to code. 
    6. Computer Science Education Week - Lots of interesting ways to learn how to code to create games, animations and to control robots and drones.
    7. Grasshopper - coding app for beginners. Learn to write animations with JavaScript, and how to build a website with HTML and CSS.
    8. Kid_Friendly Coding Languages and Learning Tools - A list of programs, tools, apps, and experiences put together by Syracuse University.
    9. RoboBlockly - a web-based robot simulation environment for learning coding and math. Based on Google Blockly, it uses a simple puzzle-piece interface to program virtual Linkbot and Lego Mindstorms NXT/EV3  for beginners to learn robotics, computing, science, technology, engineering, and math (C-STEM). Blocks can be executed in debug mode step-by-step.
    10. Fantastic Contraption is a game where you build different contraptions to get a pink wheel into the goal. Click on Play the Original at the top right of the screen.
    11. Stop Disasters! - Play multiple realistic disaster scenarios where you manage your resources and build schools, hospitals, housing, and defences to protect the local population from tsunamis, wildfires, and earthquakes.
    12. Software Programming and Coding Glossary for Kids - Programming definitions and resources to learn programming. Thanks to Joslyn from Lyndhurst for the link.
    13. A Beginner's Guide to Coding and Programming - Links to games, tools, and courses that deal with coding.
    14. Construction and Building: Projects and Activities for Kids
    15. Engineering careers and games
    16. Global Problem Solvers - A series about working as a team to solve global problems.
    17. Pacific Science Center - Featured activities that you can do at home.
    18. PBS Learning Media - Engineering and Technology careers, history, and projects.
    19. SAE STEM @ Home - Build and investigate challenges
    20. STEM Activities - Activities for science, technology, engineering, and math. Thanks to Megan from the Maine Stem Club for Girls for the link!
    21. STEM Space at Home - Videos with engineering challenges that you can do at home.
    22. Teach Engineering - Engineering design challenges that you can do at home.
    23. Wide Open School - Various projects in many different subjects that you can do at home.