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    Below are free, high-quality STEM lesson plans and activities you can use in your program.
    SEDL Afterschool Toolkit
    Find more here: http://www.sedl.org/afterschool/toolkits
    Cooking (K-2)
    Sink or Float (K-2)
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    Below are free, high-quality STEM lesson plans and activities you can use in your program.
    SEDL Afterschool Toolkit
    Cooking (K-2)
    Sink or Float (K-2)
    {Cooking K-2.pdf}
    {Sink or Float K-2.pdf}
    Three Billy Goats Gruff (3-5)
    Festival of Bubbles (3-5)
    {The Three Billy Goats Gruff 3-5.pdf}
    {Festival of Bubbles 3-5.pdf}
    What Happened to Mya (6-8)
    My Pyramid (9-12)
    {What Happened to Mya 6-8.pdf}
    {My Pyramid 9-12.pdf}

    STEMfinity
    A huge list of free STEM education resources from Stemfinity: http://www.stemfinity.com/Free-STEM-Education-Resources
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Wednesday, October 4

  1. page Resources edited ... Handouts {Pre-Conference STEM Handouts, April 22, Impact 2015.pdf} Did you know youth who …
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    Handouts
    {Pre-Conference STEM Handouts, April 22, Impact 2015.pdf}
    Did you know youth who participate in hands-on STEM display increased confidence, increased interest in science, increased positive attitudes, and increased engagement in school? Check out more facts about the STEM Initiative here {OST STEM Flyer 2014 6 13 hng.pdf} .
    TechBridge Icebreakers and Activities are a great way for role models, educators, and leaders to get involved and make a difference in a student's life. Here is a variety of activities to help "break the ice" and further establish that relationship, simply follow this link! {Role Model Toolkit Part 2.pdf}
    Best Practices from NPASS (National Partnerships in Afterschool Science) were adapted following the NPASS2 3-Hour Workshop where many professionals gathered for professional development and afterschool support. Click here {Best Practices for A-S Science.pdf} to see these best practices and incorporate them into your afterschool science activities!
    In combination with the NPASS Best Practices, NPASS Student Badges were developed to reward and acknowledge student success and positive behavior. To begin rewarding students in partnership with the NPASS Best Practices, you can use these badges. {Student Badges one-page.pdf}
    Have you ever been curious how to design and run a STEM afterschool program, or simply improve your already existing program? Thanks to TASC (The After-School Corporation), here is a resource to help you do just that: "How To Design and Run Great Programs and Activities." {STEM_Guidebook_Update2014.pdf}
    This 21st Century Afterschool Science Project Model aims to help afterschool initiatives incorporate science into their programs. For more information on how to do so successfully, click here. {NY Science Afterschool Guide.pdf}
    Frontiers in Urban Science Exploration (FUSE) Resource Guide works to provide additional support to informal education and afterschool programs. For strategies to advance STEM education in your program, follow this link {EHR FUSE Guide.pdf} !
    The California AfterSchool Network's STEM Program Planning Tool seeks to provide an applicable resource for programs to establish a process, analyze and list desired outcomes, and advance overall goals. For this useful tool, simply click here {CA STEM Program Planning Tool.pdf} !
    Defining Youth Outcomes for STEM in Afterschool is a comprehensive study that analyzes the roles of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in an afterschool setting. For more information in regards to this study, click here {Defining Youth Outcomes for STEM in Afterschool.pdf} .

    Facts About Afterschool:
    Over 90 percent of our lives is spent outside the classroom in informal learning environments! Check out this infographic:
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