Steam Activity Kits

Due to overwhelming response, online requests of pre-made STEAM Activity Kits has been CLOSED.

However, you can still download instructions and supply lists for each of the 2022 kits relating to local wildlife, water quality, and other DFW Earth Day topics.

If you have any additional questions about the STEAM Activity Kits, please contact us and we will reply as soon as possible.

Week one: Rocks and Minerals: A Local History

Learn about:
  • Sedimentary rock geologic process.
  • How rocks can tell a history of the activities in the region. Each type of rock or mineral provides information about its depositional environment.
  • How to examine, test, and analyze different rock samples.
Kit will include:
  • Rock box kit with rocks local to the region
  • Rock and mineral test kit
  • Sedimentary Rock formation activity
Pre-made Activity Kit is UNAVAILABLE

This kit will support one class size 15-30 students.

Please click the following download buttons to view the instructions and supply list for this kit.

Earth Day 2022: Rocks & Minerals – A Local History
Earth Day 2022: Soil & Water Quality

Week two: Soil and Water Quality

Learn about:
  • How soil impacts water quality and aquatic life.
  • What Best Management Practices (BMPs) are used to prevent water degradation.
  • Students will develop skills in scientific investigation and reasoning, as they discover how different soils behave in water, and their effects on water quality.
Kit will include:
  • Water quality test kit: variety of soils, secchi disk to measure turbidity, filtering media, tools to collect data
Pre-made Activity Kit is UNAVAILABLE

This kit will support one class size 15-30 students.

Please click the following download buttons to view the instructions and supply list for this kit.

Week three: Butterflies: Migration Pathway

Learn about:
  • Butterfly metamorphosis by watching a chrysalis transform into a butterfly.
  • Butterfly migration pathways. Texas is on the butterfly highway!
  • The importance of butterflies as pollinators
  • What we can do to help butterflies
Kit will include:
  • Chrysalis
  • Insect Habitat
  • Pollinator Wildflower seeds
Pre-made Activity Kit is UNAVAILABLE

This kit will support one class size 15-30 students.

Please click the following download buttons to view the instructions and supply list for this kit.

Earth Day 2022: Butterflies’ Migration Pathway
Earth Day 2022: Learning About Animals Around You From Their Tracks

Week four: Mammal Tracks

Learn about:
  • Identify mammals by examining their tracks. Learn about mammals common in urban/suburban habitats.
  • Use scientific investigation to identify the different types of wildlife that are present where you live or go to school. Identify mammal activity present in the area by examining their tracks,
Kit will include:
  • Materials to build your own school yard sand trap
  • Mammal track stamps and supporting activity materials
  • Schoolyard tracking clue cards
Pre-made Activity Kit is UNAVAILABLE
This kit will support one class size 15-30 students.
Please click the following download buttons to view the instructions and supply list for this kit.