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STEM Sports® - Volleyball Program Kit V2 (NO SPORT) - STEMfinity
  • SKU: SSP-NS-VB3

STEM Sports® - Volleyball Program Kit V2 (NO SPORT)

$1,099.00

 

STEM Sports® - Volleyball Program Kit V2 (NO SPORT)

 

**PLEASE NOTE: This version of the STEM Sports® - Volleyball Program Kit contains everything except the volleyballs and the ball pumps. For the full version of this kit please click here.**

  • Recommended Grades: 3-5 & 6-8
  • Number of Students: 1 to 30+
  • Number of Lessons: 8 Modules
  • Standards: Aligned with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), and/or Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and/or National Standards for K-12 Physical Education
  • Curriculum Sample

 

Looking for a great way to spike interest in volleyball? The STEM Volleyball program is a fantastic platform that is easy to implement, attractive to young players and features a standards-aligned, turnkey supplemental curriculum that looks at the science, technology, engineering and math behind the great game of volleyball.

The STEM Volleyball program serves up strategic STEM-based activities with basic volleyball gameplay along with recent technological and engineering advancements that have enhanced the game.

This enables students the opportunity to get behind the sport they love with eight different modules and lessons that volley around the game such as:

 

  • Learning the science of force, acceleration and mass and Newton™s second law of motion
  • Discovering the technology behind optimal serving speed
  • Understanding the engineering design process and creating solutions to problems
  • Using math to measure the area and perimeter of a volleyball court

 

The net result of the STEM Volleyball program? Students will become critical thinkers, gain cognitive skills and deeper introspection...and not just during game play. They will learn life skills with transferable, real-life applications during their experience and they will really dig it!


In addition to the teacher manual, a single volleyball Kit includes:

  • (1) radar gun
  • (6) spools of ribbon
  • (6) rolls of painter's tape
  • (6) 25' tape measures
  • (6) rolls of masking tape
  • (1) weight scale
  • (1) spool of fishing line
  • (1) box of 500 toothpicks
  • (1) package of 100 straws
  • (1) 12-inch latex balloons (package)
  • (2) ball bags
  • (1) STEM Volleyball manual

 

Items NOT Included: 

 

  • (6) First Touch volleyballs
  • (6) Light Touch volleyballs
  • (6) Camp volleyballs
  • (2) ball bags
  • (1) ball pump
  • set of inflation needles

 

 

 

 


Curriculum Breakdown:

3rd, 4th & 5th grade modules and they can be completed in any order. Lesson topics include:

 

  • 1.1 The Volleyball Court
  • 2.1 Geometry of a Volleyball Net
  • 3.1 Volleyball Properties
  • 4.1 Calculating Total Force
  • 5.1 Improving Serving
  • 6.1 Speed of the Volleyball
  • 7.1 Successful Serving
  • 8.1 Adaptive Technology

 

6th, 7th & 8th grade modules and they can be completed in any order. Lesson topics include:

 

  • 1.1 Intricacies of a Volleyball Court
  • 2.1 Communication and Drills
  • 3.1 Volleyball Properties
  • 4.1 Calculating Total Force
  • 5.1 Improving Serving
  • 6.1 Kinetic Energy and Speed
  • 7.1 Successful Serving
  • 8.1 Adaptive Technology

 


 

Video - Integrating STEM Sports into your afterschool program:


 

 



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.