STEM Learning & Experiments by Because Learning
Making STEM fun for learners through real-world data. (And helping parents and educators, too!)
Check out our latest posts below.
Hour of Code is Here! Participate with Us
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.
Why “Hello World” Is The Perfect Launching Point For Coding
“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.
4 Outstanding Things All Remarkable Kids Share
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 […]
Quiz: How to find the best science fair project for you
Science fair season is coming up. Which project would be the best fit for you?
Presenting December’s New Lessons: Program Games, Jokes, and Messages with an OLED Screen
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.
Hour of Code 2017: Join us!
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 – […]
“Hot Hands” – How to Make Toasty & Fun DIY Hand Warmers
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 […]
What is Because Learning?
As parents and educators, we know it’s important students learn key STEM skills. This infographic shows how Because Learning is helping to prepare the next generation of learners for the future.
Want to See a Pumpkin Explode? (Because Science!)
How many rubber bands does it take to explode a pumpkin?
10 Things Educators Need to Know About Our Sensor Kit
Have you read about the Because Learning Sensor Kit and want to know more? Here are 10 things every educator should know about whether it’s the right fit for your classrooms.