Adventures in STEM


Did you know the only two non-silvery metals are gold and copper? Use your CCISD passport to visit the world’s biggest magnet lab and learn more fun facts like this. Make a bubble lamp in a bag and discover other fun science experiments to try at home. You may even come across a joke or two to keep you laughing as you learn!

Virtual Tours

Paris will introduce us to the Internet of Things (IOT) and how it helps us solve our world’s biggest challenges such as conserving energy, making our communities safer, helping endangered species, and  responding to natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes, and pandemics such as coronavirus.

https://learntoconserve.com/internet-of-things/

 

Cheer for Team Discovery or Team Proto as they brainstorm, design, and build crash test cars with the assistance of Stanley Black & Decker coaches!

https://www.innovation-gen.com/virtual-field-trip

 

Ever wonder what equipment is used when your blood is drawn? You will find out in this 360-tour of a biomedical research lab in the United Kingdom’s Open University.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7tCftsyJqc

 

It is hard to choose what you want to be when you grow up. Eric dreamed of being one since he was a little boy. When he finally worked as an architect, he realized that he was not spending much time creating as he had expected. Learn how Eric faced this challenge and creatively solved it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLUU6wcA3qE

 

What does nano mean? Extremely small! Learn how nanotechnology can improve our health by making salt super small, thus using less on our food, among many other applications.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQhhcgn8YZo

 

Now enjoy your interactive virtual tour to the state-of-the-art Molecular Foundry, a premier nanoscience institution that provides researchers around the world opportunities to work in a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment.

https://foundry.lbl.gov/about/virtual-tour/

 

Tag along with Demia as she shows you what she would do as a wildlife conservationist!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IB8fyR7MlLw

 

Will tardigrades take over the moon? Will teleportation happen? Bill Nye, the Science Guy, answers these questions, and more!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaCeZsOOKEY

 

Take a very close look at plant cells and human adipose (fat) cells with this virtual microscope!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_clRqI6_Vs

 

Have you ever had to chase water droplets while you wet your hair before you shampoo? Watch astronaut Karen Nyberg as she washes her hair in space!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIjNfZbUYu8&t=1s

 

 What sort of problems do engineers solve? Join Sabrina to find out!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owHF9iLyxic

 

Ever wonder where water and waste go when you flush the toilet, do the dishes, or take a shower? Check out this virtual tour of the Ventura Water Reclamation Facility.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQ8H2aSFXv0

 

Visit with Clare to discover what meteorologists do!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-yYOpgmmp8

 

The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (MagLab) headquartered in Florida State University at Tallahassee proudly houses the 45-Tesla magnet, a million times stronger than Earth’s magnetic field!

https://nationalmaglab.org/about/around-the-lab/virtual-tour

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