The Partners of the Western U.P. STEM Network have developed various activity kits for a variety of grades, available to loan to educators in Houghton, Baraga, Keweenaw, Ontonagon, and Gogebic Counties. A listing of the loanable items available and descriptions can be found using the links below.
2 Vernier Classroom Kits & 2 Dynamics and Track Kit as are available to educators through the U.P. Smile Grant. Available only to those teachers who attended a Vernier Professional Learning session. Contact the Western U.P. STEM Network regional director for the next training.
23 kits for the Engineering is Elementary prek-5th grade. Each supports hands-on engineering design challenges!
EiE Unit Descriptions (Grades 1-5)
The EGLE Lending Station allows educators to borrow materials that engage students in real-life Great Lakes-based education with hands-on learning. The EnviroScapes, Sand & Gravel Simulator models, and H2O Q Kits (water quality backpacks) are available for lending to your classroom or organization. The lending items can support educators by relating their hands-on water quality lessons and allowing students to see how contamination impacts groundwater, surface water, watersheds and the Great Lakes.
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