STEM basketball is designed to pair strategic STEM activities with basic game-play and current hot topics, STEM Basketball gives students the opportunity to get behind the sport they love with lessons centered around the contents of basketballs, the innovation and technology behind basketball shoes, creating their own shooting devices, figuring out their own shooting percentages, and much more. The STEM curriculum allows students to the science behind the sport with these hands on learning exercises.
STEM Basketball is an educational enrichment program that combines STEM education and the real-life application of basketball. It is made up of eight (8) modules, several with worksheets, all which align with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and/or Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and/or National Standards for K-12 Physical Education. Each STEM Basketball kit includes a teacher’s manual -- that is easily administered -- and reusable sports equipment and science supplies in order for the program to be fully implemented and turnkey. 5E sequenced lessons are specifically composed and differentiated for grades 3rd, 4th and 5th and another set for 6th, 7th and 8th grades. The program is well designed and scalable for teachers, administrators and even volunteers for school classrooms, after-school programs and in camp settings.
STEM Basketball kits can be used numerous times over several years. In addition to the teacher’s manual, a single STEM Basketball kit includes five (5) indoor basketballs, five (5) outdoor basketballs, five (5) 25’ tape measures, five (5) hair dryers, five (5) calipers, ten (10) protective eyewear, five (5) cut ball swatches – indoor, five (5) cut ball swatches – outdoor, five (5) digital timers, two (2) balls of string (100 feet), five (5) rolls of masking tape, one thousand (1000) craft sticks, one hundred (100) plastic spoons, five hundred (500 rubber bands), two (2) ball bags, one (1) ball pump, one (1) set of inflation needles,. Each STEM Basketball kit is priced at $1,099.
* If you are interested in sampling any of our STEM education kits, email us at Info@STEMSports.com. With the sample you can get a view into our STEM activities instantly and implement it with your students.
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