Free Holiday STEM Activities for age 6-18 year old
According to the U. S. Department of Commerce, STEM occupations are growing at 24%, while other occupations are growing at 4%. STEM degree holders have a higher income even in non-STEM careers. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics workers play a key role in the sustained growth and stability of the economy, and are a critical component to helping country win the future. STEM education creates critical thinkers, increases science literacy, and enables the next generation of innovators.
Innovation leads to new products and processes that sustain our economy. This innovation and science literacy depends on a solid knowledge base in the STEM areas. It is clear that most jobs of the future will require a basic understanding of math and science.
Best websites to get your child started
Rapid router(age 6-18)
Rapid Router is a fun and engaging education resource that helps teach the first principles of computer programming covered in the UK Computing curriculum.
Built on ‘Blockly’, an easy-to-use visual programming language, Rapid Router enables teachers to monitor and manage individual pupil progress and identify where more support is required.
Scratch is the world’s largest coding community for children and a coding language with a simple visual interface that allows young people to create digital stories, games, and animations. Scratch is designed, developed, and moderated by the Scratch Foundation, a nonprofit organization.
Scratch promotes computational thinking and problem solving skills; creative teaching and learning; self-expression and collaboration; and equity in computing.
MIT APP INVENTOR(Age 10-15)
https //appinventor.mit.edu login
With MIT App Inventor, anyone can build apps with global impact
GRASSHOPPER APP(age 10 and above)
Ever wanted to make an app or a website? Code does that. It can also help you automate a spreadsheet or create new tools for your community. Learning to code makes it possible to imagine the things you want to make and actually build them
Finally ,your child needs guidance to get started with coding or STEM you can register your child to our weekly STEM Clubs to get started