Activities & Resources
Whether you’re new to the classroom, an experienced teacher, or an interested parent, there are lots of fun, hands-on activities that will get kids excited about the world of engineering.
Our favorite hands-on engineering activities are quick to do, provide for lots of creativity, have real world connections, and reinforce the engineering design process:
- Gumdrop Dome from PBS Zoom
- Slider’s Glider from PBS Cyberchase
- Paper Tower from PBS Zoom
- Critical Load from IEEE and TeachersTryScience
If you are looking for other hands-on activities, check out these fabulous resources and searchable databases:
And for tons more resources on hands-on activities, resources, research on how to message to kids about engineering and science and more, check out the Texas Girls Collaborative Project STEM Resources.
We are always looking for new experiments. If you have an activity you would like to share with others, complete our Experiment Submission Form and we will add it to our website.