STEM Learning & Experiments by Because Learning
Making STEM fun for learners through real-world data. (And helping parents and educators, too!)
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In our Lessons portal, Because Learning has over 130 (and counting) Lessons for your classroom. Check out a preview of our Lesson format with one of our most popular choices, Sunscreen Science!
Since launching the Because Learning Lessons Portal, users have been able to search by grade level, subject, and learning standard. Now we’re giving everyone a peek into our curriculum!
How do you know if an experiment is actually valid? With so many projects, games, and lessons using the “STEM” label, telling the real thing from the wannabes can be tricky. But our newest infographic is here to help.
It’s finally here – the world’s biggest group coding event. We’d love you to participate with 200,000+ others who are learning code just like you.
“Hello world.” Two simple words, but to programmers and coders, they mean a lot more. They represent both the history of computing and the future of every aspiring coder. And to parents looking to give their children a bright future, these words are the key to the most important skills of the 21st century.
Have you heard about the 12 -year-old who built 5 apps and is speaking at a national tech gathering? What about the 16-year-old who made an app that does math? Or the 17-year-old who sold an app to Yahoo! for $30 million? These kids are special – there’s no doubt about it. But what’s even […]
Science fair season is coming up. Which project would be the best fit for you?
It’s a new month, and that means new lessons from Because Learning! This month, our lessons are based around OLED screens. Sound familiar? That’s because it’s the same type of screen used in the latest smartphones like the iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy 9, and more.
If you’re like a lot of parents, you know your kid needs to learn coding to learn essential twenty-first century skills. A recent study showed over half of all top-paying jobs require coding. Another showed jobs requiring programming are growing 12% faster than the market average. It’s clear coding isn’t just good to know – […]
You know those baggie hand warmers you get at camping stores? With the latest lesson from Because Learning, “Hot Hands”, you and your kids can make those at home! Check out the video to one of our kids doing the experiment with our Sensor Kit: With just a few simple ingredients, your kids can create […]