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K-12 STEM Activities --- Math --Science - Technology-- Integrated Math and Science -- Integrated Math and Art -- NGSS


WHAT ARE THE COMPONENTS OF BLOOD ?NEW What is blood made of? Plasma, red blood cells... What are the different types of white blood cells?
WHAT IS THE PATH BLOOD TAKES THROUGH THE BODY? NEW What is the Systemic Circulatory System? What is the Pulmonary Circulatory System? What is the path blood travels through the body?
WHAT ARE THE PARTS OF THE HEART? What are the parts of the heart? What are the different chambers in the heart? What do valves in the heart do?
HOW DOES THE HEART WORK? NEW What causes the heart to contract? What is the electrical conduction system of the heart?
WHAT IS GLUTEN, GLUTEN SENSITIVITY AND CELIAC DISEASE What is gluten and how to identify it? What is the molecular structure of gluten? What are the genes that are responsible for celiac disease? Immune responses against gluten, What are the clinical trials for gluten sensitivity and celiac disease. What are lectins and can they be toxic?
INTRODUCTION TO MOLECULAR MODELING K-12 K-12 Molecular Modeling Activity ---This interactive lab which was originally used with Chime and Jmol has been updated using Jsmol. It no longer requires Java instead using HTML5 and therefore runs on Macs and Ipads. Computer generated models of molecules is considered a stepping stone into the Biotechnology Field. This would make a great STEM activity.
WHAT IS HELIUM-3 AND WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT? Why is China and Russia heading for the moon to mine Helium-3? Can Helium fusion solve the Earth's energy problems?
ELECTRICITY, MAGNETISM AND ELECTROMAGNETISM-NEW Electric Charge and Electric Fields, What is Coulombs Law, What causes Static Electricity, Why do electrons flow? What is an Electric Current, What is an Electric Circuit - Series and Parallel Circuits, Electric Power Equations, Properties of Magnetism, Earths Magnetic Fields, Magnetism in Action, How to change electricity to magnetism, How to change magnetism to electricity, How does a motor work, How does a transformer work
EDINFORMATICS SCIENCE CHALLENGE This two part science test was written by Dichromatic to challenge the "very best of our science students". The test has two parts: Part 1- Knowledge and Concepts -- Part 2 - Reasoning and Analysis


What is energy-- types of energy -- alternative sources of energy -- wind energy -- geothermal energy -- hydropower -- ocean energy -- nuclear energy -- solar energy -- assessment activities...


Integrated Math - Science - Art Activities

Measure objects using a triple beam balance-- measure volume with a graduated cylinder- calculate the density of the an object. Online test assessment and ideas for science projects. Try the Integrated Math-Science - Art Activity using the Central Park Gates Project.

SCIENCE OF FLUIDS What are fluids? What is pressure? Hydrostatic Pressure -- Fluid Pressure and Depth -- Surface Tension and Capillary Action -- Pascal's Principle and Hydraulics --- What is Viscosity? Buoyancy and Archimedes Principle -- Fluid Motion and Bernoulli's Principle.
WHAT IS HUMIDITY? Absolute Humidity, Relative Humidity, What is Dew Point, What is the Relationship between Dew Point and Relative Humidity, How is Humidity Measured, What is a Psychrometer...

The Spring Constant - The Pendulum == Mass Volume Density-- Light Intensity(Inverse Square Law)-- Attractive and Repulsive Forces, Damping Motion -- Polarized Light -- Ohms Law


Integrated Math- Science Activities

Learn the basic principles of scientific notation. Javascript's will enable you to practice converting any number from basic notation to scientific notation.


What are the seven base units and their historical context? What are derived units? Read a brief history of the metric system.

STATES OF MATTER What are the four states of matter? What is the 5th state of matter?

SOLUTIONS, SUSPENSIONS, EMULSIONS AND COLLOIDS What is the difference between the various mixtures: solutions, suspensions and colloids. What are hydrocolloids? What are examples for each? How can we separate these mixtures? Multiple assessment for each section, and final assessment.
WHAT IS THE CORIOLIS EFFECT? What is the Coriolis effect? How is the Coriolis effect different in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres? See Videos on the Coriolis Effect.
SPEED, VELOCITY, ACCELERATION, VECTORS AND SCALARS Speed, Velocity, Acceleration, Vectors and Scalars...
FORCE, WORK, ENERGY AND POWER What is force, energy, work and power? What are examples of energy? Newton's Laws, Mass, Weight and Gravity... Assessments are provided for each section.
PRACTICE INTERNATIONAL MATH AND SCIENCE TESTS Each of the sample tests Edinformatics designed, use actual questions from the TIMSS (Third International Math and Science Survey). Tests consist of 25 questions from each of the representative groups. Test is marked online and can be compared to other students that take the test -- Grades 3,4,7,8 ,10,12 and Advanced Mathematics
ATOMS --ELEMENTS --COMPOUNDS What are atoms, elements, compounds, molecules? What do atoms and molecules look like? What are ionic and covalent compounds? How do we write a chemical formula?


What are the six simple machines? Simple machines are the basis of many concepts in Engineering. What is mechanical advantage and how do we calculate it for a lever?


Learn the basics of atomic structure and how to create a model of an atom.


Learn the basics of chemical bonding.


What are chemical and physical properties? What is the difference between a chemical and a physical change? Test your knowledge by taking an assessment test!

THE SOLAR SYSTEM Read about the planets, Moon, Earth, Comets, Asteroid Belt, Space Travel ... and more... Test your knowledge by taking short assessment tests on each page!
BEYOND THE SOLAR SYSTEM --THE MILKY WAY Read about -- How old is the Milky Way Galaxy? Where is earth located in the Milky Way? What are the parts of the Milky Way?


Learn about the 3 types of carbon: diamonds, graphite and fullerenes. Learn why carbon is is the building block to molecules of life.

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CARBYNE AND GRAPHENENEW Is carbyne the new graphene? While these molecules may have similar properties, carbyne has some very unique properties. Future Technologies will make use of graphene and carbyne.


View and manipulate (rotate/zoom) in 3-D common molecules such as: methane, benzene, aspirin, water, caffeine, and DNA. Then click on the molecules names and read why each is so important.


Integrate Science - Math - History

Searchable timelines (Physical Sciences) using either dates or topic. Chronological list of mathematicians for the Arabic sphere, Europe, Greece, India, and Japan ...


Integrate Science and Technology

You have probably already heard the term. But, what exactly is Nanotechnology, and will it contribute to the next big technology wave?

WHAT IS VOIP?Voice over IP or IP Telephony, also called Internet telephony, is the technology that makes it possible to have a telephone conversation over the Internet -- read more about voip


This is the molecule has been making headlines in Nanotechnology and now the drug industry also has interests in it. What does it look like? How big is it? In this interactive activity you will measure the diameter of a fullerene molecule using JAVA MAGE , a molecular modeling Java applet.


Learn how to use the online molecular modeling plug-in chime.


Same module as 'carbon molecule', but images are generated using the molecular modeling plug-in chime. This allows molecules to be rotated and viewed in 3-D

Integrate Science and Technology
How does soap work? -- Why is diamond so hard?-- Why do carcinogens like nicotine cause cancer? -- Why is a salt crystal cubic in shape? -- This is an interactive activity using the JMol applet which allows students to interact with molecules. No plug-in is needed.


Why does ice float? Why is water so important to life? Use simple molecular modeling software to view water and ice. Great science project ideas.

CREATIVE SCIENCE PROJECT IDEAS Asymmetric Facial Expressions, Experiments with Mushrooms, Changing Behavior Patterns in Teens, Spectra of Stars... these are just a few examples of our list of projects


Read about different types of molecules and why they are important. Examples include: fuel molecules, antioxidants, molecules of life, solvent molecules, molecules of color and more.


Integrate Math Science and Technology

The first of 5 integrated math and science activities using Java mage is now available. Unlike chime, no software needs to be downloaded. Your web browser must be Java enabled. When all 5 labs are online, this will be an excellent supplement to grades 7-9 math and science classes.

BIOTECHNOLOGY GUIDE Biomedical Lab Equipment, Biomedical Engineering, Careers, Drug Discovery, Gene Therapy, Genomics, Info on Clinical Trials -- Or Click here For a Biotechnology Encyclopedia of Terms-- To see a list of drugs in the pipeline (drugs of the future)
HEALTH AND FITNESS EDUCATION Diets and Calorie Control, Nutrition and Exercise, Food Supplements, Disease Prevention Research, Complementary and Alternative Medicines
GREAT THINKERS GREAT MINDS Who were some of the greatest scientists that ever lived. Read about Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, Archimedes and more...

What were the Greatest Inventions of All Times -- Who were the Greatest Inventors?


Do you like math and science? Do you like working with computers? Do you like fixing or building things? Consider a career in one of these fields?

ROBOTS AND ROBOTICS How are robots now being used in surgery, the military, industry and at home? Read about artificial intelligence, nanorobotics, and cybernetics...
FORENSIC SCIENCE Forensic science is a fascinating field that makes use of chemistry, biology, entomology, meteorology, toxicology and a lot more ...Read about Genetic DNA markers... science of fingerprinting...
WHAT IS THE HUMAN GENOME AND HOW BIG IS IT? The hereditary material of all multi-cellular organisms is the famous double helix of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). This contains all of our genes ... read more

About Food, Digestion, what is the path food takes, what enzymes are responsible for the digestion of food?


About Food, Digestion, Egg Experiments, Molecular Basis of Taste, Anatomy of a Chicken Egg, Saturated, Unsaturated and Trans Fats ...

LAYERS OF THE EARTH AND SEISMIC WAVES What are the layers of the earth? How do we know about the layers of the earth? What are Seismic Waves? What are longitudinal and transverse waves? read more
WHAT CAUSES IT TO RAIN OR SNOW? What causes precipitation.. Review of terms: condensation, evaporation, transpiration, water cycle, cold fronts, warm fronts...
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SEXUAL AND ASEXUAL REPRODUCTION? What is asexual reproduction? Types of asexual reproduction, binary fission, budding, spores -- What is sexual reproduction.
CLASSIFICATION OF LIVING THINGS? Are there 5 or 6 classifications of living things....See a table with descriptions for the classes.
HOW IS HEAT TRANSFERRED? What is heat? What is temperature? Conduction, Convection, Radiation...
WHY DO METALS CONDUCT HEAT AND ELECTRICITY? Why do metals conduct heat? Why do metals conduct electricity? What metals are the best conductors? Why is silver a better conductor than gold?
HOW DOES A BATTERY WORK? How does a battery work? How does the simple lemon battery work? Types of batteries --Chemical Reaction in batteries, Volta's first battery.

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