Classroom Tools for Educators

Ignite the maker spirit in your classroom! Access digital resources like Career Profiles and Classroom Activities that get to the heart of STEAM learning and power student success inside & outside of the classroom.

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STEAM Day of Learning 2019

On October 10th join the conversation at 9am ET, 10am ET, 12pm ET and 2pm ET as we learn from the experts at Stanley Black & Decker about today’s STEAM careers, share tips for how to enter the Making for Good Student Challenge and answer your student’s questions about STEAM in real-time! JOIN THE CONVERSATION on Twitter using #InnovationGen.

Career Profiles

Show students the many STEAM careers available to them with detailed career profiles featuring professionals from Stanley Black & Decker.

Meet Shernale

3 minutes

Shernale is a Materials Engineering Manager at Stanley Black & Decker who manages the prototype teams to ensure they have the most high quality materials for their products.

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Meet Caroline

4 minutes

Caroline is an Outdoor Product Manager at Stanley Black & Decker who ensures that outdoor products like mowers and leaf blowers meet marketplace needs.

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Meet Harry

4 minutes

Harry is a Technical Innovation Lead at Stanley Black & Decker who devises new and improved methods and protocols for machine operations.

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Classroom Activities

Engage your classroom with real-world challenges revolving around robotics and sustainability. Share the amazing possibilities of STEAM and show students how they can use their knowledge to help solve real-world problems.
Oceans of Drinking Water

Chemistry, Engineering, Math

Oceans of Drinking Water

45 – 60 minutes

In this activity, students will learn about a real city that was predicted to run out of water and a potential solution using the process of desalination. Students will investigate the process of desalination in meeting fresh water needs around the world.

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Reducing the Pacific Garbage Patch

Engineering, Biology, Chemistry

Reducing the Pacific Garbage Patch

45 – 60 minutes

Off the coast of California is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch: a floating island of plastic about three times the size of France. Students will investigate the impact different types of plastics have on our ecosystem & design a new version of plastic using biodegradable materials.

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Robotic Helpers

Engineering, Technology

Robotic Helpers

45 – 60 minutes

In this activity, students will learn about assistive technology robots and the algorithms used so robots can accomplish tasks that are difficult for humans. Students will then design a model and an algorithm so a robot can complete their chosen task.

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