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

Up Next!
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

Results 28 - 36 of 55
 

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

If Water Has Memory, Then What Does That Mean For Our Oceans?

If Water Has Memory, Then What Does That Mean For Our Oceans?

Seventy percent of the Earth’s surface is covered in water, but how much do we really know about this precious substance?

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

Climate Change: How Can You Tell It Happened? How Can You Tell It’s Happening?

Climate Change: How Can You Tell It Happened? How Can You Tell It’s Happening?

In this presentation, students will learn about the different types of evidence that we use to measure Earth’s climate change.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

Get into Gear

Get into Gear

Cyclists strive to achieve efficiency during continuous riding. Students must determine which pairing of gears is the best or most efficient. They will apply their understanding of ratios to explore gear ratios and how they can affect pedaling and riding speeds.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

The “Wipe It” Coaster Challenge

The “Wipe It” Coaster Challenge

Reduce! Reuse! Recycle! Roller coaster!!!! True, responsible citizens should follow the 3 R’s but let’s also have a little fun while thinking about the environment! Join us on this Earth Day STEM and Engineering Design Activity as students face the challenge of building a marble roller coaster from empty toilet paper and paper towel rolls based on specific criteria. Students will plan the design of the coaster during our session and then construct the coaster outside of our session. Teachers will receive a link for resources to conduct and adapt this experiment based on grade level.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

Take Care of Our Earth-It’s Our Home!

Take Care of Our Earth-It’s Our Home!

Take your students on an adventure to see how they can truly impact the world around them! Students will meet Doug Riggs, an Environmental Engineer and learn about how he helps to take care of our Earth Everyday. Students learn how to research, plan and implement a plan to help the environment!

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

Shoot for the Moon

Shoot for the Moon

Set audacious goals and work towards them! This is what we need to do right now to address biodiversity loss and the climate crisis. This strategy also led to some fun adventures and a rewarding career for Dr. MacIntyre. Share her journey to becoming a scientist, an astronaut candidate, and a science communicator encouraging people of all ages to take climate action.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

Superheroes 101: How to Save the World

Superheroes 101: How to Save the World

Dr. Fanara, also known as Inspector Planet will take you through her journey on a mission to make the world a better place for future generations. From cleaning water on earth to aquaponics in space, the journey to being a superhero isn't easy, but nothing world changing is.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

STEM Activity: How can wind generate electric energy?

STEM Activity: How can wind generate electric energy?

By exploring how electricity and magnetism are related, we'll use this knowledge to investigate how we can use renewable wind energy to generate electricity.

On-Demand

 
Science
Elementary, Middle School

Testing, Testing, 1...2...3

Testing, Testing, 1...2...3

Meet James Edward West, an extraordinary inventor who invented something we probably use everyday! Students will learn about not only this great inventor, but become an inventor themselves by learning about sound and using some common items to try create their own sound amplifier!
 


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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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