Scientific Tools in the Elementary Classroom

It has been an exciting few weeks with the STEM clubs in the elementary and middle school after school clubs. With the help of the undergraduate biomedical engineers, children and preservice elementary teachers are using numerous tools to explore their world.

Besides the use of microscopes…

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Electrify the Body

Electrify the Body club looked at electricity in the body. Teammates – undergraduate elementary teachers and biomedical engineers – collaborated to design experiences in which to connect electricity concepts to electricity in the body using an EKG – electrocardiogram probe.


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Pictures of the Properties of Matter App

I did not know that developing an app took a long time!?! I posted on the topic in Feb 2014 but have not posted anything since. We have been busy and still are working on making sure the app meets the needs of our audience (Pre-K thru 1st grade) children when exploring the properties of matter. I thought it might be nice if I explained what the app is about and upload a few pictures taken from the app as we are continuing to get it ready for release date Fall 2015. 🙂


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