This week’s Camp Au Pair theme is Science (STEM). This includes science, technology, engineering and math.
Crafts, recipes, activities, and games related to all things science, technology, engineering and math can be found here on the Camp Au Pair – Science (STEM) pinboard.
Field Trips can be a great way for kids to learn and have new experiences. Get permission from your host parents before any outings and be sure to take all social distancing precautions. Here are a few places to go, that fit this theme:
- Kid Museum is a hands-on learning space for kids in Bethesda
- Maryland Science Center in Baltimore
- Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
- Smithsonian Air & Space Museum
- Smithsonian Udvar-Hazy Center
Virtual Field Trips
- Earth Echo
- Science of Sport
- Discovery Education
- Explore Africa, China and Coral Reefs
- Scobee Education Center
Videos – On YouTube you can find many great videos of with science experiments to do with kids.
The Magic School Bus is a cartoon series with episodes on lots of great science topics. You can find some episodes on YouTube and the full series on Paramount Plus.
Movies – The Lego Movie, Big Hero 6, Wall-E and Hidden Figures all fit the STEM theme.
Webcams – You can do a google search for science websites with webcams. Here is a collection of 22 science webcams from around the world.
Books – Stop by your local library and look for books on science, technology, engineering and math.