STEM Sports® Supplemental Curriculum Benefits
• ENGAGING content for a minimum of 16 hours of instruction
• Each curriculum has 8 lessons aligned with the NGSS and/or CCSS and/or National Standards for K-12 Physical Education
• Ready-to-use WORKSHEETS that align with the lesson and standards
• Turnkey kits come equipped with all relevant SPORTS EQUIPMENT along with necessary SCIENCE SUPPLIES
• Students develop 21st-century SKILLS - Critical thinking, Collaboration, Creative Problem-Solving, Leadership
• Great for science or STEM classrooms, PE programs, afterschool programs, camps, and more!
• No training or professional development required!
STEM Sports® provides standards-aligned, turnkey K-8 supplemental curricula that use various sports as the real-life application to teach science, technology, engineering, and math skills in classrooms, after-school programs, and camps throughout the U.S. and internationally. Our double-play combination of physical activity and cognitive thinking provides a comprehensive, inquiry-based educational experience and a solution for crucial STEM literacy for students.
Every manual has two sets of lessons. One set for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders as well as another set of lessons for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.
Testimonial: “The STEM Sports® programs make a great connection for the kids. You can tell students about addition or subtraction but once you start giving them something they can attach to, that they care about, like sports, then they really get into it.”
• Ready-to-use worksheets that align with each lesson and
• Mindfulness Matters: important messaging to assist with the uniqueness of blending STEM with sports
• Each module has a list of STEM-based, sports-related jobs
pertinent to the lesson concept.
• Assessments in each lesson to effectively evaluate students
Swing into a great educational course with the STEM Golf supplemental curriculum and equipment kit. If your students are having a rough time learning traditional STEM skills, approach our program with our partner PGA TOUR Tee-Up and their outstanding golf equipment. It is a fair way to develop young students’ drive to be better leaders and problem solvers. The eight-lesson pace of STEM Golf bumps and runs through lessons such as how the rotation of the earth causes a change in the atmosphere and hydrosphere, creating different climates across the globe and thus affecting a golf course and its grass. Each STEM Golf kit comes with one STEM Golf Supplemental Curriculum Manual with lessons specifically designed for Grades 3 to 5 and separate lessons for Grades 6 to 8, plus PGA Tour Tee-Up products - three medium-size irons, three large-size irons, two medium-size putters, and two large-size putters (length of clubs correlates to student's height), four targets, and eight balls along with six Callaway Golf balls, three Callaway Golf balls cut-in-half, six digital stopwatches and six 25-foot tape measures.
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The STEM Lacrosse Supplemental Curriculum kit combines STEM education with the real-life application of lacrosse. The curriculm uses eight (8) modules, with worksheets, that align with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and/or Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and/or National Standards for K-12 Physical Education. Each STEM Lacrosse kit comes with one STEM Lacrosse Supplemental Curriculum Manual, six lacrosse sticks, six lacrosse balls, one cut (halved) lacrosse ball, one ball of string, twenty-four disc cones, one digital weight scale, six 25-foot tape measures, one fishing line spool, one package of straws (100), one box of toothpicks (500), six ribbon spools, six masking tape rolls, and a glossary of terms for each module.
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Each module of the Tennis Curriculum engages kids equally in learning and physical activity. Students are served with several aspects of STEM, but none are over their heads. Lessons include measuring the force used in each tennis motion, drawing and classifying lines and angles to understand the exact dimensions of the court better, comparing values and expressions to fully understand scoring in the game and how it differs from any other sport through the popular theory of its correlation to an analog clock. Each STEM Tennis Kit comes with one STEM Tennis Supplemental Curriculum Manual, six Penn Tennis Balls, six EAD Tennis Rackets, Billie Jean King's Sweet Spot Eye Coach System, six 25' Tape Measures, six Digital Stopwatches, String, and a Radar Gun.
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You will score extra points with our STEM Football curriculum program! STEM Sports uses visual, auditory and kinesthetic methods of teaching throughout this and all of our supplemental curricula. We touch on many facets of the game from an historical perspective as well as tackle current subjects and hot topics. Students will experience forward progress during STEM Football’s eight lesson program with modules, including exploring how in-game communication technology enables success for NFL teams, learning about the nervous system and the importance of helmet engineering, and graphing successful pass completions using data related to the use of receiver’s gloves. Use STEM Football to kickoff great new methods of learning using the game as the real-life application to drive STEM literacy in classrooms, after-school programs and camps. Each STEM Football kit includes a teacher’s manual – that is administered easily – and reusable sporting and science equipment for the program to be fully implemented. This manual has two sets of lessons. One set for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders as well as another set of lessons for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.
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Looking for a great way to spike interest in volleyball? Our STEM Volleyball program is a fantastic platform that is easy to implement, attractive to young players and features a standardized, turnkey supplemental curriculum that looks at the science, technology, engineering and math behind the great game of volleyball. The STEM Volleyball program serves up strategic STEM-based activities with basic volleyball gameplay along with recent technological and engineering advancements that have enhanced the game. This enables students the opportunity to get behind the sport they love with eight different modules and lessons that volley around the game such as learning the science of force, acceleration and mass and Newton’s second law of motion and using math to measure the area and perimeter of a volleyball court. The net result of the STEM Volleyball program? Students will become critical thinkers, gain cognitive skills and deeper introspection...and not just during game play. They will learn life skills with transferable, real-life applications during their experience and they will really dig it! Each STEM Volleyball kit includes an easily administered teacher’s manual, as well as reusable sporting and science equipment for the program to be fully implemented. This manual has two sets of lessons. One set for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders as well as another set of lessons for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.
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Our STEM Soccer program has the perfect touch and trappings to create a robust supplemental curriculum that juggles between classroom-style teaching as well as on-the-pitch learning opportunities. Crossing the spectrum of the sport, the STEM Soccer supplemental curriculum touches and tackles several different lessons throughout the eight-module program and features the importance of properly inflated soccer balls and how molecules respond inside the ball, learning how active play and burning calories correlates, and calculating the probability of penalty kicks. It is our goal to make your students critical thinkers, better problem solvers and skilled collaborators. The STEM Soccer program will do just that and explain the science that is behind the world’s most popular game. This program will provide an invaluable assist so that students can lap the field with their STEM literacy and future career paths. Each STEM Soccer kit includes a teacher’s manual – that administered easily – and all of the reusable sporting and science equipment for the program to be fully implemented. This manual has two sets of lessons. One set for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders as well as another set of lessons for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.
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Multi-Sport Grades 3-8
There are multiple ways to experience our unique combination of STEM and sports and none is more popular than with our STEM Multi-Sport supplemental curriculum. With two standardized lessons each from STEM Basketball, STEM Football, STEM Soccer, and STEM Volleyball, your students will learn about the science of sports in new and unique ways. Through our 5 E’s lesson plans and STEM activities, students will develop 21st-century skills such as critical thinking, collaboration, creative problem-solving, and leadership. And preparing them for STEM-based careers and jobs will be offered as every STEM Sports® module comes with a list of pertinent occupations and jobs paired to the lessons. STEM Sports® uses sports as the real-life application to drive STEM-based learning in classrooms, after-school programs, and camps and our STEM Multi-Sport supplemental curriculum creates multiple ways to engage young students’ minds. Two sets of lessons come in each manual: lessons for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders as well as another set of lessons for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.
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Multi-Sport Grades K-2
The STEM Multi-Sport Grades K-2 is a fun, new, and novel way to introduce motor skills, spatial awareness, and movement patterns to students in K-2. When applicable, we have aligned the lessons to NGSS, CCSS, and the National Standards for K-12 Physical Education making this curriculum great to use in the classroom. The modules break down the science aspects of basketball, football, golf, and soccer and provide varying levels of physical activity for the youth involved. Hands-on learning through play is a big part of how all STEM Sports® curricula activities and lessons are applied, and none more than with the STEM Multi-Sport Grades K-2 kits, designed specifically for kindergartners, first and second-grade students.
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STEM BMX is flexible and can be implemented in classroom settings, after-school enrichment programs, and summer camp models. This program is designed for elementary and middle school levels. Participating students receive a STEM education while simultaneously learning the science behind the sport of BMX. In addition, each participant receives a free one-day membership to USA BMX. The manual has two sets of lessons. One set for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders as well as another set of lessons for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.
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The STEM Baseball curriculum is designed to drive home STEM-based learning with the great game of baseball. STEM Baseball gives kids the opportunity to get behind the sport they love with lessons centered around the composition of an actual baseball, understanding the dimensions of the baseball diamond and even engineering a pitching machine. Each educational baseball activity the students engage in takes them on a cognitive trip around the bases and strikes on the answers to compelling questions about the game. STEM Baseball is an educational enrichment program that combines STEM education and the real-life application of baseball. Each STEM Baseball kit includes a teacher’s manual that is easily administered and reusable sports equipment and science supplies in order for the program to be fully implemented and turnkey. Lessons are specifically composed and differentiated for grades 3rd, 4th and 5th and another set for 6th, 7th and 8th grades.
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Change up the way you pitch STEM learning by utilizing our STEM Softball supplemental curriculum. Tag up and advance through lessons such as understanding the forces in softball, study the evolution of a softball glove, be a hitter and understand the offensive side of the game, and keeping score. In each module, we put students in scoring position to see jobs and occupations lined out to each lesson’s objective. It’s what STEM is all about. Hit and run your way to STEM Softball today!
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You won’t want to pass on a great opportunity to double up STEM with Basketball! This hands-on method of learning the STEM elements behind the game of basketball will drive students towards their goals of not only becoming better players, but even better students as they’ll get the answers to the “why” questions that surround the game. The STEM Basketball supplemental curriculum will assist student’s growth and potential both on and off the court through eight lessons, including understanding the contents of a basketball on the molecular level and how temperature affects play, and teaching students how to calculate their own field goal percentage, just like the greatest players in the NBA. The mindfulness and movement that they’ll experience during the lessons will be well received and teachers and administers will make it as easy as a layup! Each STEM Basketball kit includes a teacher’s manual that’s administered easily, and reusable sporting and science equipment for the program to be fully implemented. This manual has two sets of lessons. One set for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders as well as another set of lessons for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.
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