Sewing for STEM

  When Josepha and Rebecca went to the Maker Faire in Paris, they were surprised to discover that one of the exhibitors specialized in making sewing machines available to the children of Paris. “Don’t they have them at home?” Rebecca asked. No, actually. Their grandmothers own sewing machines, but the… Continue reading

Cherokee Water Drums Lesson Plan

  Objectives: Students will recognize that changes in an object can change the pitch it makes. Students will identify Cherokee water drums as an example of this phenomenon. Materials: identical water glasses; at least three Mavalus tape Measuring Cup water Craft Sticks Procedures: Explain that the Cherokee put water in… Continue reading