20 Ways to Celebrate National STEM Day 2022

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Christmas and Fourth of July are great – don’t get us wrong – but we really break out our party pants when it’s time to celebrate National STEM Day.  National STEM Day 2022 falls on November 8th, and this year, we’d love to party with you and your budding scientists, engineers, and mathematicians!   What is National STEM Day?  The Thimble.io …

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Thimble Federal Funding Guide for Public Schools

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Funding for Every Student Succeed Act (ESSA) Thimble is a grade 4-12 standards-aligned and hands-on curriculum that teaches students science, engineering, robotics, and coding through hands-on kits and online lessons. Our project-based materials and lessons inspire students and prepare them for 21st-century careers. We believe in equitable learning for all students and work to ensure our product meets the requirements …

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Want to Learn How to Code? Try BlocksCAD!

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At an intermediate school in southwestern Pennsylvania, a classroom is set up like few others. On the floor, in tape, is a grid with an X and a Y axis, but with an added twist. A piece of string has been hung vertically in the middle of the room as the 3rd axis – the Z axis.  Using the entire …

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Thimble STEM Contest

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Hi Thimblers, In honor of National STEM Day on November 8th,  our team here at Thimble is running a contest to bring our students together and see who has what it takes to create a fun and/or useful project using components in their kits. Eligibility:  All Thimble subscribers may register for the Thimble STEM Contest. Register: If you’d like to …

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Engineering for Kids

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As STEM curriculums continue to grow in public school programs across the country, it is obvious that many parents will find them asking themselves the true effectiveness of this adaptive curriculum on their child’s education.  The acronym created for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), was not established until 2001.  Parents may remember the evolution of technology during their own time in …