STEM

Hands-on experiment to teach children with visual impairments about changing liquids to solids
There are many accessible audio CD sets on the market designed to teach bird sounds.
Why do birds make all those pretty sounds, especially in the spring? Is it because they are happy that the weather will soon turn warm?
Hands-on activity for younger students who are blind or visually impaired or with multiple disabilities to help with understanding of nutrition.
Birding, or what was once commonly known as bird watching, refers to observation and identification of birds in their natural habitats.
Science Fair Is For Everyone! In Arabic.
You may have now, or will have in the future, a student with a visual disability in your classroom. Where do you turn for help and support?
Since the fall of 2006, Perkins has been part of a collaboration with the world renowned Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
This activity gives students an opportunity to use the engineering design process
Students who are visually impaired learn the technique of letterpress printing.
Hands-on activity to introduce density to students who are blind or visually impaired.
This activity differentiates between qualitative and quantitative observations and practices data collection.
The models used in this activity enable all students to create an accurate representation of plant cell structure.
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to explore means of physically separating a mixture using different techniques.
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to explore a relationship between depth and pressure.
Students with visual impairments create engraved images.
This activity provides a hands-on opportunity to build and examine a basic electrical circuit.
This activity illustrates the process of homeostasis.
Modeling a Plant Cell in Arabic.
Students with a visual impairment produce a design for a product.
Hands-on activity to show students who are blind or visually impaired how different materials vary in their conduction of heat.
Introduces the 3 states of matter to students with visual impairments by examining tactile models illustrating the characteristics of particles in each state.
This activity works on memorization of the major polyatomic ions.
The activity explains the function of villi in digestion.
This activity creates an interactive model for learning the classification system (taxonomy) of living things.
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to model how vibrating particles bump into each other and travel.
Hands-on activity to encourage students with visual impairments to explore the law of conservation of momentum.
Students with a visual impairment explore and adapt materials to build a structure.
Students with visual impairments design a catapult
Students with visual impairments explore the process used to produce pipes and wires in industrial settings
Theses activities provide students with visual impairments with evidence of the growth and change in plants.
This activity helps students to learn the shape, size , and feel of different plant parts.
Students learn to relate plant parts to foods found in the supermarket.
The life cycle of a plant is made accessible in this activity.
Students conduct a germination experiment.
Introduce students with visual impairments to the process of scientific inquiry through an examination of the difference and similarities in types of seeds.
Arabic translation of Chromosome Models and karotyping science activity for students with visual impairments
This activity introduces metamorphosis.
Students construct a tactile model of a karyotype.
A hands-on activity to enable students who are blind or visually impaired to identify increases in friction.
This activity illustrates the law of conservation of mass that states that matter is neither created nor destroyed during a chemical change.
This hands-on science activity is designed to teach students who are blind or visually impaired about tectonic plates.
Plate tectonics in Arabic.
Adapt the classic Checkers game using different shaped playing pieces and a dimensional board!
Tactile playing pieces stay-put the peg hole board in this adapted version of Tic Tac Toe!
Students with visual impairments and their classmates set up a small company to design games.
Count the beans and earn points to win this simple game to reinforce math and social skills!
Students who are blind or visually impaired replicate casting and molding techniques used in industry.
Students who are blind and visually impaired discover how much load can be supported by columns of different designs.
This hands-on activity helps students who are visually impaired to understand blood flow in the heart.

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