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.
Are Today’s Students in a Creativity Crisis?
Is there a creative crisis for today’s students? Some people think so. And according to some startling research, creativity among students has been in rapid decline since the 1990s.
The Breakthrough Skills Our Kids Need for a High Tech World
Recently, on a test speedway in Indiana, history was made. The Catalyst E2 Max electric bus went 1,102.2 miles on a single charge. The previous electric car record was set by a tiny, single-passenger electric vehicle traveling 28 miles per hour. You and I could actually fit in an electric bus. This means we’re one […]
Special Announcement: Ardusat Rebrands As Because Learning!
We’re excited to announcing our new logo and brand, Because Learning! Since we launched our company in 2014, we’ve always been driven with the mission to get more students hands-on with STEM. We started off by providing an amazing experience to run an experiment on an orbiting satellite through our partner, Spire Global. It was […]
Coding in math classrooms? Yes – here are 3 simple ways
Remember those TI-83 calculators you had to use in high school math? It turns out they’re the perfect intro to coding in your classroom.
4 Inspiring Lessons for Parents About Teaching Children STEM
When my daughter was in the 2nd grade, she made a casual comment that shocked me. “I’m not good at math,” she said. “Why?” I immediately asked. “I don’t know,” she replied. “I just said that.”
This DIY Paper Airplane Launcher Will Be Too Much Fun
School’s out – are your kids bored yet? This DIY paper airplane launcher isn’t just a fun activity. It’s a great “launching” off point for some awesome science experiments.
What is Arduino, and How Does it Help Educators?
How a tiny, affordable piece of hardware is transforming STEM education.
5 Ways to Engage Students in Science Class
Struggling to keep students interested during science? You’re not alone. Whether it’s competing with smartphones, doodling, or something out the window, it’s a challenge to get students to focus.
How Teachers Can Add Coding to Their Curriculum (Even If They Haven’t Coded Before)
Teach a STEM subject (science, technology, engineering, or math)? Then you might have noticed a greater focus on coding. Many states and districts are encouraging teachers of STEM subjects, even those who have never coded before, to start teaching their students coding.
Using Games to Teach STEM Subjects
These fun and challenging built-it-yourself games cover all the bases from electrical engineering to coding to working with sensors. Read more about Ardusat’s products here.