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The Lancaster Science Factory knows that parents need educational resources to help keep their kids engaged in STEM learning while they’re at home. Check back here for resources you can use to spark learning and hands-on STEM play!

 

 

 

 

Keep Kids Updated with Science News for Students

News Kids Can Use As schools close worldwide and learning is disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic,¬†Science News, published by the Society for Science & the Public, wants to ensure that… Read More

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Make a Hand Washing Timer with Cubelets

Count Down Fun! Cubelets are a popular exhibit at the Lancaster Science Factory. They allow you to assemble super-easy robots that react to sound, light and more. Have some Cubelets… Read More

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WITF – Learning at Home

Hours and Hours of Educational Fun WITF has a robust selection of FREE educational content for children of all ages and grade levels. Stream video, play games, and more. They’ve… Read More

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Fun Math Activities at Home

The M in STEM We love this collection of hands-on math from BedtimeMath.org. Everything is screen-free and there’s something for children in all grade levels. Learn how to make your… Read More

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Do Try This at Home: Lava Lamp Science

Let’s Get Groovy Today, STEM Educator, Miss Angel, shows us how to make a lava lamp! This project is a lesson in density and can also reinforce units of measurement… Read More

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Do Try This at Home: Coffee Filter Art

A Mixture Masterpiece! Lancaster Science Factory STEM Educator, Angel Kilyan, shares a fun and creative way to do hands-on science using some simple art supplies and coffee filters. This technique… Read More

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Animal Webcams from the California Academy of Sciences

Sneak a Peak at Penguins Science Centers all over the world are creating new ways for their visitors to interact with them virtually. One of our favorite offerings are the… Read More

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Video Tutorial: MakeCode with Mr. Chris from the Lancaster Science Factory

Virtual Maker Space Mr. Chris, our Maker Space Educator introduces you to the FREE MakeCode platform where you can make your own retro-style video games.

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Do Try This at Home: Kitchen Chemistry Cupcakes

The Power of Heat Energy Here is a fun and delicious experiment from our STEM Educator, Miss Angel, that you can do with some common ingredients and your own microwave!… Read More

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Healthy Habits and Germ Fighting: Activities, Games, and Videos

Looking for easy, helpful tools to practice healthy habits with your children? Check out these PBS KIDS videos, games and activities all about hand washing and staying healthy: Daniel Tiger’s… Read More

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