STEAM You Can Do at Home
Try one of these 84 science activities using supplies you probably already have around the house.
There are several ways to incorporate science, technology, engineering, art or math (STEAM) into your family’s day without turning to technology.
Michigan State University Extension has assembled this collection of helpful educational resources for parents and caregivers. From science to financial literacy, whether for toddlers or teenagers, we encourage you to take advantage of these activity books, guides and other resources.
Links to MSU Museum resources and great things that other museums are offering right now.
The Neuroscience Program wants to provide some activites that you can do at home!
Make a virtual visit to our 2020 "Butterfly School" at the 4-H Children's Gardens at MSU.
In a normal year, students would be visiting the 4-H Children's Gardens for Seeds of Science. They would generally visit 3 different days and "experience plants" in lots of interesting ways. Because of the Covid 19 pandemic, all Seeds of Science visits have been canceled, so we are making a number of the activities available online. We hope you will try these activities out, have some fun with them and learn a bit more about how important plants are to all of us everyday.
Resources for girls interested in engineering.
Learn about engineering through games and activities.
Now that we're all learning at home, here are some hands-on activities that explore a variety of basic scientific concepts themed around your favorite Impression 5 exhibits! Enjoy.
The Air Zoo's new and exciting digital platform. Publishing new content every day, in an effort to bring family-friendly and engaging education-based videos to the world - in the comfort and safety of their own homes.
We're excited to offer a week of activities and programming for families at home in our Virtual Spring Break Camp! We’re taking camp and streaming it right into your homes!
As many of Michigan's younger residents are currently out of school, we would like to provide some fun and educational activities aimed at history and the outdoors. We've put together an extensive list of links and materials to provide kids and their caregivers with plenty to do.
The GRPM offers various resources accessible from home, including exploring the Museum’s Collection, activities and more!
Energy comes in many different forms and we use it in many different ways. Learn why we need it and the evolution of how we use energy on this fun, interactive page with activities for kids.
Coding and computer science are a new kind of digital literacy, and libraries all over the U.S. are stepping up to help everyone build 21st century skills. Come join our very own Code Club — No coding expertise necessary. We are hosting a Virtual Code Club on Zoom. Coders can come chat about coding, and share which projects they’re working on. Kids or adults are welcome to join and start coding.
Browse through our selection of Digital West Michigan Jigsaw Puzzles below, and click through to start building your favorite! Once you select a puzzle, you can set the number of puzzle pieces before you begin building to make the puzzle easier or more challenging. Check back weekly, as we’ll be adding more puzzles to our collection!