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Curriculum Overview

STEM Mentoring consists of interactive, multimedia modules for mentors and mentees to explore together.

Explorations in STEM

Explorations in STEM: Volume 1

In each Explorations in STEM mini-module, mentors and mentees will develop teamwork skills, build trust with one another, and explore introductory STEM topics. In Volume 1, mentors and mentees will work together to build boats, program human robots, construct towers, and play math games.


Energy Engineers

Energy Engineers

Mentors and mentees will learn about renewable energy — including energy from the sun, wind, and water. They will explore what they can do to save energy, protect the environment, and take care of our planet.


Endangered Species Adventure

Endangered Species Adventure

Mentors and mentees will learn about threatened and endangered animals locally and around the world. Through fun, hands-on activities, they will explore the animals’ habitats, the threats they face, and how to help protect them.


AQUA ADVENTURE

AQUA ADVENTURESM Challenge

Mentors and mentees will work together as a FIRST® LEGO® League Junior (FLL Jr.) team to explore how they use water, the water’s journey, and how to improve a part of the journey. They will design, build, and program a motorized LEGO® model and create a Show Me poster to show what they learn. Then they will participate in a FLL Jr. Expo to share their work!


CREATURE CRAZE

CREATURE CRAZESM Challenge

Mentors and mentees will work together as a FIRST® LEGO® League Junior (FLL Jr.) team to learn about honey bees and other animals. They will design and build a motorized LEGO® model and create a Show Me poster to show what they learn. Then they will participate in a FLL Jr. Expo to share their work!


Stem in Sports

Quickball Math

Mentors and mentees will practice fundamental math skills such as tallying, finding patterns, and analyzing data as they play games on the Quickball field.


World of Water

World of Water

Mentors and mentees will do fun activities to explore water and discover how they are connected to their local watershed. They will also identify daily choices they can make to conserve water and protect the environment.


Lego Robotics

WASTE WISESM Challenge

Mentors and mentees will work together as a FIRST® LEGO® League Junior (FLL Jr.) team to learn about trash and recycling. They will design and build a motorized LEGO® model and create a Show Me poster to show what they learn. Then they will participate in a FLL Jr. Expo to share their work!”