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

 

 

 

 

 

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On-Demand Summer
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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 19 - 27 of 27
 

On-Demand

 
Mathematics, Science
Elementary, Middle School

Origami Time! Where did the Rest of the Volume Go?

Origami Time! Where did the Rest of the Volume Go?

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: Boots to Booties

Career Connection: Boots to Booties

An immigrant from Mexico, Karine Chapa-Vargas joined the US Air Force to learn the skills needed to become a Certified Surgical Technologist for the last 20 yrs. She currently works at a level 1 trauma center where she is part of the abdominal transplant team.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

Career Connection: From Idea to Store Shelf: How Did I Get There? with Darren Coon

Career Connection: From Idea to Store Shelf: How Did I Get There? with Darren Coon

Starting out as a teacher, Darren Coon recognized a tremendous need in the classroom of encouraging kids to evolve the engineering design process. This prompted him to to develop TeacherGeek engineering and design materials which are now being used in thousands of classrooms and stores around the world.

On-Demand

 
Mathematics
Elementary, Middle School

STEM Lesson/Activity: An Essential Resource

STEM Lesson/Activity: An Essential Resource

Students design a large water collection and retention tub and then propose methods for transporting the water from the tub to villagers in need of water.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

Career Connection: Surfers and their Microbiome

Career Connection: Surfers and their Microbiome

Cliff is a professional surfer and scientist from Hawai‘i. He spends his life chasing the best waves around the world and also looks to use science to protect those waves.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

STEM Lesson/Activity: Experimenting with Bugscocopter Flight

STEM Lesson/Activity: Experimenting with Bugscocopter Flight

Students will make a helicopter-like Bugsocopter and experiment with factors that affect its speed in flight.

On-Demand

 
Mathematics, Science
Elementary, Middle School

Origami Time! Can you Make Hundreds of Objects from One Paper?

Origami Time! Can you Make Hundreds of Objects from One Paper?

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: Fire Service and Science with Ernie Carter

Career Connection: Fire Service and Science with Ernie Carter

Ernie Carter has been in the Fire Service for 22yrs. He uses science knowledge of chemical reactions and fire behavior in his different areas of expertise.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

Career Connection: Studying the Brain on Drugs

Career Connection: Studying the Brain on Drugs

As a child of West Indian immigrants, Gwenaëlle (Gwen-Eye-Yell) learned to communicate science across cultures and fight against stigmas and taboos around mental illness. She graduated with a BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and is currently pursuing a PhD in Neurobiology.
 
 
 


Share the Fun!

Tag us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook using @SavvasLearning with hashtag #TheScienceofDoing to show us your projects!

 

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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