STEM Volleyball, Full Kit
Looking for a great way to spike interest in volleyball? The STEM Volleyball program is a fantastic platform that is easy to implement, exciting for young players and features a standardized, 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 gives students the opportunity to get behind the sport they love with eight different modules and lessons that help students:
- Learn the science of force, acceleration and mass and Newton’s second law of motion
- Discover the technology behind optimal serving speed
- Understand the engineering design process and create solutions to problems
- Use math to measure the area and perimeter of a volleyball court
For a sample lesson, click here.
STEM Volleyball is an educational enrichment program that combines STEM education and the real-life application of volleyball. 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 Volleyball 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 3–5 and another set for grades 6–8. The program is well designed and scalable for teachers, administrators and even volunteers for school classrooms, after-school programs and in camp settings.
In addition to the teacher's manual, a single STEM Volleyball kit includes six (6) Molten First Touch Volleyballs, six (6) Molten Soft Touch Volleyballs, and six (6) Molten Recreational Volleyballs. Additionally, each kit includes one (1) Bushnell radar gun, six (6) ribbon spools, six (6) masking tape rolls, one (1) ball pump, one (1) package of ball needles, one (1) package of 12-inch latex balloons, one (1) weight scale, six (6) 25-foot tape measures, one (1) box of 500 toothpicks, one (1) package of 100 straws, one (1) spool of fishing line, and two (2) Molten ball bags, one (1) ball pump, and one (1) set of inflation needles.
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