# sTEM Links

### Monday, May 14

- Newsela (Read any 2 of your choice and take the quiz)
- IXL (Language Arts if it's your Humanities Day, Math if it's your STEM Day)

### Roenne's plastic usage survey

### Ecofootprint Calculator

### links

- (Article) Tracking your ecological footprint
- Footprint Calculator (from Islandwood)
- Footprint Calculator (from Global Footprint Tracker – use your sf-nomadians email)
- (Article) How many Earth's do we need?

You have the option to work on any of the items below.

## ixl

- Continue working on your decimal skills, ask Lisa if you're not sure what skill to work on!

## pi day links

- What is π?
- One Million Digits of Pi
- The Beauty of Pi (Artistic representations of π)
- Pi Transformed Visually
- Pi as music (the digits of pi played as a scale)
- Lose Yourself in the Digits (Pi Rap)
- Vi Hart's 2018 Anti-Pi Video
- Tau manifesto (some people think π is wrong!)
- A Song About a Circle Constant (Vi Hart also π is wrong!)
- Anti-Pi Rant (Vi Hart has LOTS of opinions about π)
- Pi, Anyone? The secret to memorizing the tens of thousands of digits
- Find your fave number in π (search your address or birthday – see if it appears!)

## newsela

## Water Grows Life – Week of March 4

### Photosynthesis

- (Newsela) Learn the Photosynthesis Formula
- (Ted Ed) The Simple Story of Photosynthesis and Food
- (Crash Course Kids) Who Needs Dirt?

### Experiment design

- Becoming a Plant: Lab Template
- Create a copy, rename with your name(s), and share with lisa@sf-nomad.com

## Ocean Life – Week of February 27

### Newsela

## tides – Week of February 20

### Newsela

### Brainstuff

Once you've read both articles and watched the video fill out your **Oceans & Tides Reflection** sheet.

## Maps – Week of February 5th

### Newsela

### Map Resources

### optional articles

## Morse Code

## Week of Tuesday, December 12

- Your IXL Assignment
- Choose TWO Articles from the Science & Math NEWSELA Section
- Take the quiz
- On your NEWSELA Post-it, write the article title, and write three "I learned..." sentences and one "I wonder..." sentence.

- Choose TWO videos from TED ED Science & Tech or Mathematics
- TED Ed Science & Technology
- TED ED Mathematics
- On your TED ED Post-it, write the video title, and write three "I learned..." sentences and one "I wonder..." sentence.

## project resources

- Radio Project Research Template (make a copy and share the doc with lisa@sf-nomad.com)
- Links for STEM-ians

## Tuesday, November 7

### IXL

- Your IXL Assignment!

### Khan academy

### Newsela

### Ted Ed

- Ted Ed: What happens if you guess?
- Ted Ed: The last banana: A thought experiment in probability
- Ted Ed: Check your intuition: The birthday problem

## thursday, November 2

### radio Research Resources

- How Stuff Works: Radio Basics
- Techwalla: What are the main parts of a radio?
- Explain That Stuff!: Radio

## Thursday, October 26

You can work through these links in whatever order you want! However, you need to make sure you complete all the ones with a star (**).

### articles

Read through these four short articles. Write down any important ideas or definitions in your STEM notebook.

### IXL

- ** 15 questions in the IXL Diagnostic
- ** Write a Ratio
- ** Write a Ratio: Word Problems

### Khan academy

- ** Intro to Ratios
- (Practice) Basic Ratios
- (Practice – Challenge) Equivalent Ratios

### ted ed

### Vi Hart

## Tuesday, October 17

You can work through these links in whatever order you want! However, you need to start with the ones with a star (**).

### Khan academy

- ** Production of Sound
- ** Intro to Ratios
- (Practice) Basic Ratios
- (Practice – Challenge) Equivalent Ratios

### IXL

- ** 15 questions in the IXL Diagnostic
- ** Create Line Plots
- ** Write a Ratio
- ** Write a Ratio: Word Problems

### Ted Ed:

- ** The Physics of Playing Guitar
- What Does Sound Look Like?
- Earworms: Those Songs that get Stuck in Your Head

### VSauce

### Newsela

### Crash course physics

### What If

# OLD Links

### Field Notebooks Through the ages

- Frank Tose
- Sterling Bunnell
- Washington Henry Oschner
- Albert Einstein
- John Muir (definitely get to at least page 10 and 12)