Activities & Games

This website is developed by "Mad Science Iowa". A large amount of information about after school programs, workshops, grade-focused events and camps is provided.

Developed by the Putnam Museum, this site provides information about STEM education within the museum. Information about the museum's science center, camps and how to schedule a field trip is also provided.

This site, "Playdough to Plato" provides 40 STEM oriented activities for parents to use at home or for teachers to utilize as part of a classroom curriculum. These are mainly hands-on rather than computer-based activities.

A website providing information about the Iowa Afterschool Alliance. Within this site, strategies, resources, and curriculum suggestions for advancing STEM within after school programs are given. This effort to expand STEM education into after school programs is advocated by the STEM Active Learning Community Partners group which is a committee of the Governor's STEM Advisory Council.

Online math games for grades 1-6. Students are able to practice word and logic problems on this site while having fun.

Math activities for all ages in geometry, trigonometry, statistics, and other math topics. The activities are separated into sections for students below grade 7 and students in grades 7+.

A list of technology and engineering classroom activities for grades 3-12. Some of the topics include learning the history of fireworks and learning how to build dams, cars, and bridges.

Science lesson plans for elementary school teachers. This site provides different activities for different areas of science such as life science and physics.

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Activities for parents to do with their children from infancy through 2nd grade. You can even track your child's developmental milestones.

Math games, quizzes, and videos for elementary and middle school students.