What questions would you ask to solve these problems?
A lamp won’t light
A shirt doesn’t fit
A bad grade in Social Studies
A dog keeps licking its paws
Candle Flame on Earth vs Space
mage Credit: Science@NASA
Compare a burning candle on Earth to a candle burning in Space on the International Space Station (ISS).
Why do these birds flock
together like this?
Image Credit: https://www.howitworksdaily.com/why-do-birds-flock-together/
Which bird is the leader?
How do these starlings behave as one?
Explain your answers.
Does your family garden? What are your favorite fruits and vegetables? And, what does gardening have to do with STEM?
Aunt Jo's Pies
My Aunt Jo uses 2 3-pound sacks of flour to make 10 pies. How many pies could she bake with 3 5-pound bags?
To make a portable rectangular cage for your pet lizard to run around outside.
Which dimensions would give the lizard the most freedom?
Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data 2021, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
If you worked for the Suez Canal Port Authority scheduling convoys crossing the canal, what information would you need in order to manage the traffic most efficiently?
Describe what will happen to the soda when the can is opened after being shaken.
Can you list 5 human diseases caused by viruses?
Try to list 5 viral diseases that you have been vaccinated against.
One of these is unlike the others.
Which is it and why?
What is the area of this trapezoid in square units?
For what careers is finding areas an important skill?
Think Outside The Box
Can you think of a letter that does NOT fit the criteria?
Could you have done it with less work? why or why not?
Ibn Wandrin has lost his way
Give him directions to get him back to where he started.
How did you arrive at that answer?
Taken from Hubble Telescope
Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and TSTcl
Answer one of the questions and be prepared to share your finding
Which combination gives you a number other than 5?
OOPS! Everybody makes mistakes!
Can you find the mistake in this training slide?
How would you correct it?
Time for Pumpkins and Gourds!
What is the difference between a squash and a gourd? How do squashes and gourds grow? Did you know that pumpkins are fruits? Why are they classified as such? Are they squashes or gourds?
Have you ever thought about the dashes down the center of a road? How long do you think they are? Without using a ruler or checking on line, how would you check your answer?
Read down the list of relationships on the left and match it with its counterpart on the right to create an analogy. Describe the relationship in words.
This photo was taken at S.K.O.B. in Siesta Key FL.
How many dollar bills are on this wall?
The numbers in each column of the table relate to each other in a certain way. Can you fill in the missing numbers?
Use these pictures to write a short story. It can be fiction, science fiction, or non-fiction
The distance from the indicated location (blue dot) to Aurora is 30 miles. By comparing the weather map to the graph, can you tell in which direction the storm is moving?
Some insects can walk on water. How do you think they do it?
Great Horned Owls
These are male & female Great Horned Owls.
Write 5 things you know about owls.
Choose the correct answer to these questions:
89 x 4,231
339 ÷ (2/3)
What is This?
Find a picture on the internet that supports your hypothesis
Around v Through
If it takes 15 minutes to drive around a city, how long do you estimate that it would take to drive through that city?
What happened here?
Explain your idea using evidence from the picture.
St. Regis Tower
The Tower's shape is known as frustums designed by Jeanne Gang.
What is a frustum?
This photo was taken on the coldest day of 2021!
What are these objects, and explain why you think so.
Fungus are important to ecosystems. Use this photo to explain why.