STEM

Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to learn about classification of organisms.
It is of great value for both sighted students and students with visual impairment to complete science projects utilizing the scientific method. However, in my experience, many students with visual...
Instructions for creating an interactive model of tectonic plates for students who are blind or visually impaired.
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to learn about inertia by building towers with paper cups.
In this activity, students who are blind or visually impaired will build the phases of the Moon and label them.
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to use formula triangles to solve 3-variable equations.
How to use Dr. Seuss books to practice language skills and learn about science properties.
Hands-on activity for elementary school students who are blind or visually impaired to learn about various food sources animals consume.
In this video, Kate Fraser demonstrates strategies for teaching students with visual impairment to measure dry ingredients.
This video provides ideas for how Wikki Stix can be used to create tactile graphics or 3 dimensional constructions.
Hands-on activity to introduce students who are blind or visually impaired to the study of sound by making a sound maker or instrument.
The three basic shapes of bacteria are bacillus (rod-shaped), coccus (spherical-shaped), and spirillum (spiral-shaped). This simple model allows students to build the three shapes of bacteria in a...
This hands-on science activity is a tactile Punnett square utilizing an APH Tactile Graphic Aid for students who are blind or visually impaired.
Hands-on activity with a tactile model to teach students who are blind or visually impaired about the Medelian Trait in pea plants.
This interactive model allows the student to manipulate the position of the Moon as it revolves around the Earth in order to understand the relative positions.
Hands-on activity to teach students who are blind or visually impaired about blood clotting.
Learn how to teach students who are blind or visually impaired to heat water safely for a science class.
Tips on collaborating with other professionals when teaching students who are blind or visually impaired.
A hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to learn about blood types.
A hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to explore the role that motors and mechanics play in robotics.
In this hands-on activity, students are introduced to the concepts of static and kinetic friction and discover how the type of surface involved affects the strength of the frictional force. Prior to...
This model is of the phases of the Moon for students who are blind or visually impaired.
In this tutorial participants will be able to use strategies and activities presented to introduce STEM concepts to students who are blind and/or low vision.
This activity describes walking a student through the phases of the Moon utilizing a fan as the Sun and the student on a rolling stool as the Moon.
Hands-on activity to help students who are blind or visually impaired understand endocytosis and exocytosis by making models.
Activity adapted for students who are blind and visually impaired to get a better understand of chromosomal mutations.
This simple model allows the students to identify the parts of a chromosome.  The two identical chromatids and the centromere are clearly differentiated in this model. Pictures by Ditmar Hospitál  
Make bird treats to teach a range of basic concepts while using action-related vocabulary and purposeful hand skills.
Video demonstration of how to use playdoh to adapt science lessons for students who are blind or visually impaired
This activity is designed as both instruction and assessment of the parts of the microscope and the function of each part.
This presentation shown that 2-9 year old can have fun with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
Blog about a study to determine whether students who are blind or visually impaired are more motivated to work on math problems in braille/print or an iPad app.
Hands-on activities to help students who are blind or visually impaired understand science concepts by using real and relative distances.
An activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to use Borax and water to create crystals on textured pipe cleaners.
In this activity, students "discover" the parts of the cell represented by objects related to the functions of the cell organelles.
Activity exploring Newton's Third Law of Motion for students who are blind or visually impaired.
Description of adapting a triple beam balance for use by students who are blind or visually impaired.
Make mulling spices to stimulate the senses while students learn math, language arts, social skills, and independent living skills.
This video demonstrates various ways to adapt measuring spoons, syringes, cylinders, and beakers in the Science classroom when conducting experiments.
This elegant yet simple model gives a student with a visual impairment needed auditory input to understand the concept of centripetal force. Centripetal force is the force that pulls a thing toward...
The activity described is a "model" of the atom describing the relative distance between the nucleus and the electrons in an atom.
Activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to create an ATP Molecule model.
Students who are blind and visually impaired learn base units and prefixes in the metric system by walking a kilometer.
Students review vocab as they play a matching game.
Relative size of planets shown in common household objects in an activity for students who are blind or visually impaired
Tips for using a microscope with students who are blind or visually impaired.
Hands-on activity to teach students who are blind or visually impaired about inertia and mass to illustrate Newton's Second Law.
New England Ocean Science Education Collaborative
This physical science activity explores motion and force with students who are visually impaired to help them better understand Newton's First Law of Motion.
This STEM webinar focuses on the areas of physical science that include magnetism, electricity, and sound along with how these fit into the NGSS.

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