• How do the Library Media Centers support K-12 STEM Initiatives?

    K-6:

    • K-2 Linking STEM activities with literature
    • Grade 3-6 Coding with code.org curriculumDash and Dot
    • Grade 4 Edison “robotic cars”
    • Grade 5 Incorporating STEM activities with literature
    • Grade 6 Ozobots
    • Development of Makerspaces: 
      • Electronic Kits:  LittleBits - Basic Kit, STEAM kit, Synth Kit, Gadgets & Gizmos
      • LEGOs
      • PowerClix Magnetic Building Sets
      • Marble Mazes
      • Origami
      • Misc. building items:  cardboard, bottle caps, “stuff”

     

    7-12:

    • Emphasis on electronic resources
    • Computer coding resources/activities
    • Integration with core and elective courses   
    • CollaborationGirls Who Code
    • Interdisciplinary approach
    • Development of makerspaces 
      • Coding
      • 3D printer    
      • Laser cutter/engraver
      • 3Doodler pens
      • littleBits
      • Programmable Robots
      • MaKey MaKey kits
      • LEGOs
      • K’NEX building sets
      • Puzzles
      • Knitting/Crafts
      • Art projects