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Teachers' Picks: STEM

Get hands-on in science class
with inventive games and tech tools.

  • Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8

Bug Bingo
$29.95.
“My students can’t stop talking about Bug Bingo. We’ve learned to identify a multitude of insects from around the world.”
—Amanda Poulsen, fourth-grade teacher, Crestview, FL

Backyard Engineers
$22.20 per classroom.
“Students will be able to go through trial and error by testing out the catapult they built and conducting experiments.”
—Laura Lai, fifth-grade teacher, New York City

KidWind Basic Wind Experiment Kit
$97.
“My students enjoyed collecting data on energy generation. It would make a great fit for a science project for an individual or small group, or for a gifted or enrichment class.”
—Sharon Forbes, fifth- and sixth-grade teacher, Thornton, CO

Vernier Go Wireless Temp
$75.
“The digital graphing app was easy to use and allowed us to collect and display data seamlessly and in real time.Exclamations abounded!”
—Amanda Poulsen

STEM Science Station: Magnets
$39.99.
“This would be a great addition to any primary classroom. The games, to quote my students, were ‘awesome.’”
—Allison Hogan, K–1 teacher, Dallas
 

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