Turn to simple, ready-to-use experiments from the 3M Young Scientist Lab. Challenge youth to utilize common household items to reinforce core scientific principles. From engineering with marshmallows to chemistry with baking soda, you can help inspire STEM solution seekers geared to change the world, while also sharing a laugh.
Lessons in Financial Literacy
Get the entire family involved in creating a strong financial future with resources from Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids. Designed with Jackson Charitable Foundation for family fun, these activities and engaging videos for K-6 students are informal learning opportunities that provide the tools and knowledge for youth to grow up to be money smart.
Social-Emotional Learning and Social Awareness Resources
Explore how to leverage the power of story to teach middle and high school students about perseverance, resilience, and testimony through artistic expression using activities from Teaching with Testimony and The Willesden Project, created in partnership with USC Shoah Foundation.
Health and Wellness
Discuss the effects of engaging in risky behaviors with youth and work with the whole family to open the lines of communication with resources from Ask, Listen, Learn, a program empowering students in grades 5-7 to say “YES” to a healthy lifestyle and “NO” to underage drinking and substance use.
Written by Beth Meyer, Vice President of Social Impact at Discovery Education.
Courtesy of Discovery Education.