STEM

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries.
This activity describes accessible coding options for blind and visually impaired students and professionals.
Hands-on activity to introduce the sense organs to students who are blind or visually impaired using oversized models.
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to learn about the three types of rock found in the Earth.
Blog post about encouraging students who are blind or visually impaired to think like scientists.
Science Fair project for students with visual impairment examining the effect of hydrogen peroxide on plants.
“Our Burning Platform" Ed Summers said as we viewed a burning oil rig on the screen at the opening session of POSB "is the conversion of paper classrooms to tech-based classrooms".  He went on to...
For this year’s Science Fair, Introductory Physics student Zachary B. chose to explore whether a speaker, such as the kind you might find in a stereo or pair of headphones, could be converted into...
For this year’s Science Fair, Introductory Physics student Shae K. began by pondering whether it would be possible to identify a mystery sample of different minerals by formulating their density,...
Science fair project on forensic chemistry from a student who is blind
Students who are blight and visually impaired use a phothosensor utilizing pitch to "hear" the amount of light.
An activity to review the steps of the scientific method for students who are visually impaired.
Science fair project by a student who is visually impaired to learn about how motors work.
For this year's Science Fair Introductory Physics student Izzy P. chose to explore the ways in which whales communicate with one another by sending underwater sound signals capable of travelling...
A science experiment that explores which bubbles last the longest.
A science fair project about elephant toothpaste.
In this teachable moment, Kate Fraser talks about the importance of arrows in science.
Tips to adapt animal dissection for students who are visually impaired.
Hands-on activity to help students who are blind or visually impaired learning about radioactivity.
As students learn about plate tectonics, they are introduced to the concepts of tectonic plate movement, either away from the adjacent plate (divergent boundary) or toward the adjacent plate (...
The biannual Principals of Schools for the Blind (POSB) Math/Science Institute was held at Perkins School for the Blind April 14th and 15th.  Attendance was up from 2 years ago to about 65...
Resources for teaching animal classification to students who are blind and visually impaired.
Activity will demonstrate how flowers go to seed for students who are visually impaired or blind.
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to introduce concepts of chemical and physical changes.
Hands-on activity gives students who are blind or visually impaired the opportunity to tactually experience the basic structure of a flower.
Kate Fraser describes how students with low vision or no vision can participate in constructing a "spine" using a variety of materials.
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to be introduced to simple circuits and parallel circuits.
This morning the final group of teachers departed after 5 days, first at the excellent conference on the Perkins campus and then the NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) conference in...
Constructing this model provides students with an excellent opportunity to study the structure and function of the eye.
Tips for reading tactile graphics in science for students who are blind or visually impaired.
This simple activity requiring only boiled eggs models the 3 layers of the Earth for students who are blind or visually impaired.
This short activity can serve as a good introduction to food chains for students who are blind or visually impaired.
Hands-on activity to teach students who are blind or visually impaired about sound using an online hearing test.
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to learn about clogged arteries through homemade models.
Hands-on activity that has students who are blind or visually impaired compare formation of coral reefs in different environments.
Recent science articles have discussed how the increase in Carbon Dioxide in our atmosphere is contributing to increased levels of carbon dioxide in the ocean. http://www.whoi.edu/main/topic/ocean-...
A hands-on, multi-sensory tour of the solar system for students who are blind or visually impaired.
Students from Perkins School for the Blind visited Woods Hold OCeanographic Institution after collaborating to provide a high quality education about the ocean.
A hands-on science activity for students who are blind and visually impaired to demonstrate the sequence and length of digestive system organs.
This simple model, allows the student to build a model of the Earth and the Moon accurately representing their relative sizes and to gauge the relative distance
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to explore how sound travels.
A hands-on activity to teach students who are blind or visually impaired about plate tectonics.
This Newton's rocket activity is adapted for students who are blind or visually impaired
This training module demonstrates theories and best practices for teaching science concepts to students who are blind or visually impaired.
Hands on science activity for students who are blind or visually impaired involves planting and observing beans
This activity is typically used to teach energy concepts and demonstrate how the sun warms air and makes air rise.
Susan Osterhaus shares her insights related to instructional strategies and resources for teaching math to students who are blind or visually impaired.
Models used in Science are generally visual in nature. These tactile models benefit students who are blind and visually impaired.
Students who are blind or visually impaired measure the force necessary to move a book over various surfaces and determine relative friction.
I am a student at Kennedy Middle ​S​chool in Cupertino, California and ​I am working on making a tool to help the visually impaired learn the atomic structures

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