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Learning outdoors in Scotland is great fun – here’s what weeSTEMs has been up to

Animals At Night

I am SO excited about this theme and there is still so much more left to explore and learn about the world at night. I have decided not to call this topic Nocturnal Animals as we’re not only going to explore nocturnal animals, but also look at what diurnal animals (including ourselves) do at night.Continue reading “Animals At Night”

Caterpillar crawling into a bug hotel

Bugs bugs bugs

Who doesn’t love bugs? As adults, we’ve often fallen out of love with them – but look closely and you’ll be reminded just how fascinating they are! This week covers some outside hunts – so grab some wellies and a magnifying glass and get set on an adventure! You could try going somewhere new andContinue reading “Bugs bugs bugs”

The Ocean

There is something elusive about the ocean – how vast it is and just how little we know about it. This week we have our very last Blog Takeover for this session and it is a brilliant one! The creativity and ingenuity of weeSTEMers never ceases to astound me. We’ve absolutely loved all of theContinue reading “The Ocean”

How My Body Works

Kids are naturally so inquisitive about their bodies and so it’s easy to enagage them in activities to learn about the human body. This week we have another few fabulous Blog Takeovers taking a closer look at the human body. Thank you to both of these weeSTEMs families for sharing their learning with us! TheContinue reading “How My Body Works”

The Power of Water

Welcome to Part 2 of our Water series and Blog Takeover – The Power of Water. In this week’s blog we’re going to cover slightly more complicated concepts including the water cycle, water resistance, rain clouds, using water power in machines, and exploring liquid densities. Thank you so much to all of the weeSTEMers forContinue reading “The Power of Water”

Plants

This week we’re going to go back to basics – to the ‘start’ of the foodchain. Plants. The activities this week are really easy to edit and simplify for younger kids, or of course advance and take the learning really far for more advanced learners. Each activity is designed to work well for kids ofContinue reading “Plants”

Exploring Water

Here is our first Blog Takeover – where lots of weeSTEMers have completed some weeSTEMs activities and sent their photos in to share with you! And let me tell you – the quality and fun that’s come across in the photos has blown me away! I’m so proud and honoured to be surrounded by suchContinue reading “Exploring Water”

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