Tag Archives: STEM troop activities

By Darryl Alder
Dec 28, 2015

Integrating STEM into Your Units’ Programs

By now most Scouters know that BSA has a new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) initiative. Like Learning for Life, STEM Scouts is a stand alone program, but rather than teach character this program offers girls and boys the chance to experience science, technology, engineering and math through creative, hands-on activities, field trips and interaction with STEM […]

By Lee Hansen
Mar 16, 2015

STEM in the Kitchen with Bread and Cake …Yum!

In December, I watched Lee Hansen, our STEM guru, work with our Learning for Life classroom teachers as he taught them how to teach chemistry by making bread and cake. In education, this activity fits within the common core standard and explores various aspects of yeast and soda-leavened breads, but for me yesterday,it was simple St. Patrick […]