Summer Reading Camp

Virtual STEM Fair

June-September 2022

“To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.”
– Victor Hugo, poet, novelist, and dramatist

Spark innovation in your students by inviting them to participate in Savvas Learning Company’s on-demand STEM Summer Reading Camp! Every story will inspire your students to engage in hands-on explorations that open their eyes to the wonders of science. Invite them to join in the fun this summer!

Students, Parents, and Teachers are invited to a summer adventure of reading and doing! Read some amazing books and participate in fun activities that can be done at home. These STEM activity lessons encourage students to see, wonder, and explore about the world around them.

 
 

Suggested Reading List and Activities

Summer Reading List

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Gear Up for STEM

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Gear Up for STEM

September 15, 2022

Time to shake out the cobwebs and get ready for back-to-school STEM success! Share with your students the importance of embracing STEM in daily instruction. Guest speakers and teachers will inspire your students to forge a career path in STEM. Register now and receive a free downloadable Engineering Design Process Journal!

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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, build an earthquake safe structure, or create a water purification system. The resources on our Experience STEM site provide an opportunity to look at local issues and take it further to global solutions.

STEM Support Resources

Make It Local. Take It Global.
 
 

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STEM Fair Webinars On-Demand

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On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School, High School

What is Food Justice and how can YOU make a difference in your community?

What is Food Justice and how can YOU make a difference in your community?

What is food justice? Why is it so important to care about other community members having access to culturally-appropriate foods? Learn about our food system in the United States & ways you can help folks facing food insecurity. Discover ways to fight food-related injustices & work with others to advocate for communities lacking access to healthy, fresh, culturally-appropriate foods. Together, we can fight the good fight in making sure everyone has access and the right to fresh, healthy foods everywhere!

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School, High School

Offshore Drilling Rigs 101: How YOU Can Work On One!

Offshore Drilling Rigs 101: How YOU Can Work On One!

What does it take to explore for the oil and gas deep beneath the ocean sea floors? Jose Tovar will take you on a virtual tour of the Ocean Star, one of the first offshore drilling rigs whose sole purpose was to explore for oil and gas in the Gulf of Mexico. You’ll learn how an offshore drilling rig works, and how YOU can be part of a dynamic drilling crew onboard an offshore rig in the future!

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School, High School

IT'S EVERYONES' RESPONSIBILITY! It's our HOME!

IT'S EVERYONES' RESPONSIBILITY! It's our HOME!

Where does my trash go? Why is recycling important? Discover what happens to our trash when it goes to the landfills and why it is SO important to recycle. Learn about the rules of recycling and why they are important. Afterall, we only have one Earth, we all have a responsibility to protect it.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School, High School

Wonders All Around: Making Dreams a Reality

Wonders All Around: Making Dreams a Reality

Hear the story about a kid who grew up reading Buck Rogers comic strips and dreaming about walking on the moon. This kid never gave up his dreams. He went to college, studied engineering, learned how to fly, and became an astronaut. He then spent a large part of his adult life designing and testing a real-life jetpack that could fly in outer space! This is the story of Bruce McCandless II and the Manned Maneuvering Unit—proof that there are wonders all around. Some we find, and some we make ourselves.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School, High School

Everyone Can Make a Difference

Everyone Can Make a Difference

What can you do to make changes in your community? Highlighting examples from the acclaimed book Kids Who Are Changing the World, let’s examine the issues that concerned these children and learn how they did something about it. What did all of these children have in common? Take-away some project ideas that you can explore to participate in your own way to change your community.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School, High School

From Field to Fork - STEM & Sustainability in Corn Production

From Field to Fork - STEM & Sustainability in Corn Production

Join us as we explore the ways corn farmers use STEM on their operations every day! Learn about other careers in the corn industry and how they all connect to provide a safe, healthy, and sustainable food supply.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School, High School

STEM Lesson: Gerald A. Lawson - The ULTIMATE Gamer

STEM Lesson: Gerald A. Lawson - The ULTIMATE Gamer

How many of you enjoy playing video games from home? Believe it or not, it hasn't always been possible! Let's discover how the work of Gerald (Jerry) Lawson allows you to enjoy your videogaming today and how maybe one day too, you can create video games of your own!

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School, High School

STEM Lesson: Dirty Water: Clean Water

STEM Lesson: Dirty Water: Clean Water

Nancy Williams discusses the 14 Grand Challenges for engineering with a focus on the challenge,

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School, High School

Career Connection: Dare to Dream

Career Connection: Dare to Dream

Having the courage to pursue your dreams even in the face of obstacles can be challenging. In 'Dare to Dream', Jarred will talk about the things that enabled him to follow his passion for science and engineering despite facing adversity along the way. He will also give advice to students on how they can achieve their goals and aspirations, and encourage them by mentioning prominent STEM figures throughout history who overcame incredible odds to pave the way for other minorities in their respective fields of study.
 


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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
 
Oilfield Energy Center
Ocean Star
Texas Corn Producers
 

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