fischertechnik Education is expanding its free STEM curriculum to include fischertechnik’s Introduction to STEM II. The Introduction to STEM II is a more in-depth STEM set that focuses on technology and robotics. Similar to the Introduction to STEM I set, this curriculum uses everyday technology to engage students. These successful sets focus on tangible concepts that students are familiar with and build on this foundation to explore advanced principles.
Studica is proud to announce that the curriculum for both the Introduction to STEM I and II programs is now available to download free of charge for educators and parents. Request your copy at our fischertechnik Education Introduction to STEM sets page. This unique curricula was developed by noted STEM expert and educator, Tom White. Designed to meet current academic standards, these programs actively engage students and support a lasting comprehension and interest in STEM education concepts.
Learn More About fischertechnik Intro to STEM II
The fischertechnik Education Introduction to STEM II set invites students to construct 12 easy-to-understand models, including: hand dryer, windshield wipers, a lighthouse with blinking light, merry-go-round, and an automatic sliding door. Engage students with hands-on activities that will help them develop an interest and aptitude in STEM subjects. This education set is recommended for grades 3-5, and includes standards-based curriculum.
Introduction to STEM II requires a computer for full programming functionality. This STEM curriculum incorporates ROBO Pro Light software, which makes programming easy to understand and allows students to get started quickly. It also includes the ROBO LT Controller. This controller serves as a microcontroller for all of your projects. As it is a progression from the Introduction to STEM I set, the Introduction to STEM II set is recommended for grades 3 and up.
Essential STEM Concepts include:
- Simple machines
- Electrical fundamentals
- Introduction to Ohms Law
- Motor fundamentals
- Introduction to coding (programming)
- Matter and weight
- Cause and effect
- Systems and system models
- Developing and using models
- Structure and function
- Stability and change
- Energy and motion
- How is energy transferred?
- Analyzing and interpreting data
- Constructing explanations
- Designing solutions
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Explore the next step in fischertechnik Education’s STEM series by downloading the complete Introduction to STEM II curriculum for free. Register now for your curriculum download.
The best way to know if the fischertechnik Education system is right for you is to test it yourself. While supplies last, you can get a free sample project, the fischertechnik Intro to STEM I – Sample Activity Kit. This model of a C-clamp is used to teach young students about how gears work. It includes access to a download containing step-by-step building instructions, as well as related material from the “Introduction to STEM I” curriculum, including standards, worksheet, and teachers answer sheets. See if fischertechnik is right for you!
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