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You will not want to pass on a great opportunity to double up STEM with Basketball in the STEM Sports® STEM Basketball program. This hands-on method of learning the STEM fundamentals behind the game of basketball will drive students towards their goals of not only becoming better players, but also becoming better students as they will get the answers to the why questions that surround the game. The STEM Basketball supplemental curriculum will assist students™ growth and potential both on and off the court through eight lessons such as:
While we cannot promise students will be able to execute a slam dunk, they will certainly feel like they did after experiencing the STEM Basketball program. The mindfulness and movement that they™ll experience during the lessons will be well received and teachers and administers will make it as easy as a layup!
In addition to the teacher manual, a single Basketball Kit includes:
3rd, 4th & 5th grade modules and they can be completed in any order. Lesson topics include:
Video - Integrating STEM Sports into your afterschool program:
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Frequently Asked Questions:
HOW MANY STUDENTS DOES EACH KIT SERVE?
All STEM Sports® curriculum kits are designed for repeated use and can serve hundreds of students. Within each classroom, after-school program or camp setting, implementation for one student up to 30+ is possible per module. Or, two modules can be implemented simultaneously. There are lots of variables to consider and our curricula is well designed for expandability and scalability.
HOW LONG DOES EACH KIT LAST?
All of the supplies in the kit are non-perishable and are designed to last for several years. Some supplied items, such as 500 rubber bands and/or 1,000 craft sticks may have to be replaced over time.
WHAT FORMAT IS THE CURRICULUM MOST EFFECTIVE IN?
Because all STEM Sports® programs are aligned with all or either of the following standards: Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core State Standards and National Standards for K-12 Physical Education, our supplemental curriculum is a perfect fit for public, private or charter schools classrooms. Then and because of the curricula™s standardization, the modules are a great fit for after-school programs as well as camp settings.
WHO CAN TEACH OR ADMINISTER THE CURRICULUM?
The 5E lesson plans make teaching modules easier and students will be more willing to learn. Why? Because the way our STEM Sports® activities are set up, the sequence of lesson is well established, concepts and objectives are thoroughly scoped and the majority of students love sports and will view the learning as play. Then, students will develop 21st-century skills such as critical thinking, collaboration, creative problem-solving, and leadership. So back to who is best to teach or administer STEM Sports® curricula? Everyone from science and STEM teachers, to PE teachers, sports coaches, volunteers and even the students the curricula is designed for. The 21st century skills we engrain with students are the same skills that they can utilize to help their fellow students.
HOW LONG DOES SHIPPING TAKE?
Once a Purchase Order or Payment is received, kits will arrive in five (5) business days.