Social Studies

History and STEM: Mash-Up Madness

A three-week course that introduces learners to both history and STEM through hands-on projects.
416 total reviews for this teacher
New class

50 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 3 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Available Times

Pacific Time

Tue Jun 28

Jun 28 - Jul 12 (3 weeks)
4pm - 4:50pm

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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will learn history while engaging in hands on STEM activities. 
The instructor spent many years employed at a local museum, where staff frequently engaged students in different STEM related projects. 
No homework is required for this course. 
Class #1: Catapult Construction
Eight craft sticks (popsicle sticks)
Four or five sturdy rubber bands
Plastic bottle cap to hold a cotton ball
Cotton ball (If you do not have any available, you can make a small ball by crumbling some paper.)
Small, flat surface  (at least 1 x 1 feet is recommended)

Class #2:  Paratrooper Construction
One piece of crepe or tissue paper (a plastic bag will work as well)
Four pieces of string
One washer, figurine, pen, or other small weight
One hole puncher
Optional: Scotch tape
Class 3: Bottle Buoyancy
One 20 Ounce Soda Bottle
One 2-3 inch long narrow piece of PVC tubing (narrow enough to fit through the mouth of the bottle)
One small pool or bathtub that can be filled with water. 
No assessment will be administered. 
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
All content is appropriate for learners of this age group. No sensitive or mature content will be discussed as a part of this course.

Offered by

Military History 101 by Amber Dowdy
Lives in the United States
Military History Taught by Historians
416 total reviews
282 completed classes

About Us

Welcome to Military History 101!

My name is Amber, and I am the owner/head teacher of Military History 101 by Amber Dowdy.  I have a degree in History from Grand Valley State University, which is located in Michigan, USA.  Prior to becoming a... 
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