Virtual STEM Fair: June 8, 2021
World Ocean Day

Build Solutions. Inspire Change. Leave a Legacy.

Engage your students in Grades 3–8 to participate in Savvas Learning Company’s World Ocean Day event! Join us for an exciting lineup of live virtual sessions. Inspire students to consider a future career in science, technology, engineering, and math by participating in conversations with prominent professionals about their STEM Careers, experiencing hands-on STEM lessons and activities, and finding solutions to local or global problems using our free STEM support resources.

HOW IT WORKS: Teachers register, then project the presentation or share the link with students. You will have access to all of the sessions for the entire day!

Register for the June 8th Virtual STEM Fair Day 

 

Featured Speakers and Sessions

Shannon Petree

9:30-10:00am ET STEM Activity
If Water Has Memory, Then What Does That Mean For Our Oceans?
Speaker: Shannon Petree

 

Rachel LeCates

10:30am-11:00am ET Career Connection
Let's Talk Turtles!
Speaker: Rachel LeCates, Sea Turtle Conservation, Inc.

 

Michael Comer

1:00-1:30am ET STEM Activity
What makes the oceans move?
Speaker: Michael Comer

 

Michael Padilla

2:00-2:40pm ET STEM Activity 
Experimenting with Paper Folding
Speaker: Michael Padilla

 

 

 

 

 

Mars Explorers Wanted

On-Demand Summer
Space Camp

Come blast off and launch a lifelong love of all things space and science with Janet's Planet Virtual Astronaut Camp, a camp that creates out of this world engagement with Janet and her team of educators and experts. Each day brings a new mission. You'll Zoom with an astronaut, a pilot, a scientist, a Mars rover specialist, and a mathemagical Genius! You'll have astronaut challenges and hands-on science experiences that will test your budding astronaut skills. Most of all virtual campers will have the opportunity to explore, learn and get a daily dose of science and space that will boost confidence in their STEAM abilities.

Pre-Launch Registration starts soon!

 

Make it local. Take it Global.

Visit our website for free STEM support resources to use before, during, or after the on-demand Virtual STEM Fair experience. Design a Bridge, an earthquake safe building, or a water purification system. The resources on our Experience STEM site provides an opportunity to look at local issues and take it further to global solutions. Use some of the ideas generated to join in the STEM Fair Challenge!

STEM Support Resources

STEM Challenge

 
 

On-Demand STEM Fair Sessions 

Results 10 - 18 of 27
 

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

Looking Inside the Minds of Thrill Seekers

Looking Inside the Minds of Thrill Seekers

They jump out of planes, climb skyscrapers, and will eat anything prompting others to ask 'what's wrong' with them. These are the thrill-seekers. They may appear to be adrenaline junkies, but are they? Dr. Carter will describe the world of the high sensation-seeking personality, exploring the psychology and neuroscience behind this fascinating personality trait. He’ll also discuss the many aspects of his career as a clinical psychologist from working with clients, to teaching, writing, and being on television, radio, and podcasts.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

Curiosity and Courage: The Inventions of Garrett Morgan

Curiosity and Courage: The Inventions of Garrett Morgan

Garrett Morgan's curiosity about how things worked inspired him to invent things that made the world safer. Let's explore the science behind his safety hood, a device designed to protect miners and firefighters.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

STEM Lesson/Activity: How Earthquakes Knock Down Buildings

STEM Lesson/Activity: How Earthquakes Knock Down Buildings

In a hands-on demonstration, Michael will show what is important in determining whether or not an earthquake will knock down a building.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

Career Connection: Playing Well Together: Art Meets Tech

Career Connection: Playing Well Together: Art Meets Tech

Loving technology, Janie Bynum learned to use an Apple computer in 1986 and has been creating designs and illustrations in the digital world ever since. Learning this technology in the “early days” of digital graphic design inspired her to start her own business in 1987. Originally employing other designers, she now works on her own as a freelancer.

On-Demand

 
Mathematics, Science
Elementary, Middle School

Origami Time! How to Engineer a Flying Cylinder

Origami Time! How to Engineer a Flying Cylinder

Come enjoy some mental gymnastics and fun critical thinking exercises. All you need is a sheet of paper, a ruler, scissors, pencil and your imagination.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

Career Connection: Twin Pops & Technology with Jaime Schultz and Brice Mills

Career Connection: Twin Pops & Technology with Jaime Schultz and Brice Mills

Headquartered in Wheeling, W.V, the company operates three manufacturing plants throughout the country, producing more than 2 million Twin Pops a day. This session will provide an in depth tour of the production facility, highlighting the science, technology and robotic machinery used to make the products.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

Career Connection: Why Not You? Thoughts on Being a STEM Entrepreneur

Career Connection: Why Not You? Thoughts on Being a STEM Entrepreneur

Joshua Goldberg is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Legends of Learning, a learning metaverse where anyone can learn anything through games. Prior to Legends, Josh served as Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer for Sunlight Financial, the largest consumer focused energy lender in the United States.

On-Demand

 
Mathematics, Science
Elementary, Middle School

Career Connection: Use your Gifts to Fulfill your Passion

Career Connection: Use your Gifts to Fulfill your Passion

Dr. Roni Ellington has been a mathematics educator for the past 20 years and has worked as a mathematics/STEM professional development consultant for various school districts and organizations. Currently, she is an associate professor of Mathematics Education at Morgan State University. Dr. Ellington is committed to promoting the mathematics education of African American students.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

STEM Lesson/Activity: Where’s All of the Water?

STEM Lesson/Activity: Where’s All of the Water?

In this lesson activity, we will explore how water is distributed across the Earth, and build solutions for filtering our Earth’s freshwater into drinkable water.
 
 
 


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Career Connection sessions are facilitated by leaders from the following organizations.

Sea Turtle Inc.
TeacherGeek
Inspector Planet
Listen Up
 
Legends of Learning
Twin Pops
Janie Bynum
Janet's Planet
 

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