Virtual Home Activities

Virtual Home Activities

Sometimes a high-tech laboratory or an expensive workbench isn't right around the corner. However, that doesn't mean that students aren't able to learn the principles of STEM. The CSTEM Family has gathered a handful of DIY projects that cover the basis of STEM, check out for information below!


Paper Rockets

Materials

  • Paper
  • Straws
  • Scissors
  • Tape

Want to learn about propulsion, air pressure, engineering and even a little bit of arts and crafts? Check out the Paper Rocket video to see how you can build your own rocket!


Cotton Ball Launcher

Materials

  • Short Pencil
  • Thin Rubber Bands (2)
  • Toilet Paper Tubes (2)
  • Duct Tape
  • Scissors
  • Single Hole Puncher
  • Cotton Ball

The Cotton Ball Launcher offers yet another propulsion device that involves using the property of resistance within the rubber bands to propel a cotton ball across the air. Check out the Cotton Ball Launcher video to see how you can build your own rocket!


Kruskal's Card Game

Materials

  • Standard Deck of Cards
  • Marking Token

Find the mystery path to the token in the Kruskal's Card Game, watch out there might be more than one path, can you find them all?


25 Matchstick Puzzle

Materials

  • Box of Matchstick

No worries, this activity doesn't involve the lighting of any matches, but it does offer a burning puzzle, are you able to solve it? Check out the video above for more instructions.