I now have a partnership with the deCordova Museum in Lincoln, MA!
There’s an app that you can use with you child to help them discover and explore physics in daily life, such as on the playground. Using Playground Physics, you can record a video of yourself or your friends, tap points along the way to trace a path of motion and discover the motion, forces and energy involved. Users enter measurements (height of object, mass of object being tracked) to understand how a person’s potential or kinetic energy changes as he or she moves.
The current unit for Grade 1 science curriculum is focused on weather.
The Weather Wheel game on the Sid The Science Kid site is a great way to engage your child in weather-related STEM activities at home.
Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab is a STEM based animation series for children ages 5-9. Thomas Edison is brought back to life as a hologram and guides students through STEM related activities. It engages students in physical science, life science, earth science and space science, as well as other subjects. The site also introduces children to other famous scientists. The site has printable activities and games. TV episodes are available on Netflix.