# STEAM activities

## How to cook with the sun at home : Making a solar oven

Solar energy can be used to replace other form of energy such as electricity, gas, charcoal.   A solar oven is an example where the sun is used to cook at home. I can be built  from pizza boxes, newspaper sheets, duct tape . Please see below a complete list of the materials required:   […]

## How to build a straw roller coaster

A roller coaster is a machine that uses gravity and inertia to send a train of cars along a winding track. The combination of gravity and inertia, along with g-forces and centripetal acceleration give the body certain sensations as the coaster moves up, down, and around the track. We can build a roller coaster using Tinkercad to

## DIY: Two-Ingredient Sensory Dough (Moon Sand)

Moon Sand can be made easily at home. This sand is used to help preschoolers  explore their senses, build fine motor skills, and of course play! Materials 1 Cup of baby oil 8 Cups of flour 1 Plastic bin Different food coloring Plastic molds Instructions 1-In a bowl mix the oil and flour together and

## How to insulate a cup

What is insulation? The word insulation is used to describe materials used to create barriers for transmission of electricity, heat, moisture, chock, sound and radiation. In this activity, children can learn about creating an insulated cup that will keep beverages colder for longer than a regular cup.   Materials  The engineering design process template 5*

## How to build a tunnel with Play dough(Rock Cycle )

What is a tunnel?   Tunnels are underground roads built to improve traffic . A tunnel boring machine is using used to improve the process of drilling through rock with an alternative to drilling and blasting methods. p In this activity, we will use science and engineering skills to build a tunnel with play dough

## Happy Math Month-Math Activities

The month of April is the international math month. Educators all over the world encourage their students to learn math by introducing fun activities in their classrooms. Below are a few math activities that we love here at Budding Genius Academy Hopscotch Math    Using a piece of chalk, draw a hopscotch grid on the