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Dolphin STEM Portal and Co-op

STEM Resources at Your Fingertips!

We are Scientists. Technologists. Engineers. Mathematicians.
We are STEM.

Looking for engaging programs and opportunities for your homeschooler with #STEMpassions?  You’ve come to the right place!

Join the Dolphin STEM Co-op today!

Membership fee is only $50 and is valid from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

SPECIAL PROMO: Join today and your membership will be activated today and last through June 30, 2021!

Dolphin STEM Academy began as a grassroots initiative to bring quality STEM opportunities to homeschoolers.  Our goal is to help develop their areas of interests, deepen their love of learning, spark curiosity and imagination, and connect them with other homeschoolers with #STEMpassions.
We’ve created several opportunities such as online STEM Camp, STEM Week, Math Tournament, printables and more–for FREE!
We also offer more in-depth opportunities for students who join our Dolphin STEM Co-op.  The Co-op members enjoy premium-level resources in the STEM Portal, interact with each other during our special events, and have a unique opportunity to possibly participate in our #STEMpreneur program!

Click on each topic below to learn more about the resources for DSA Co-op members in the PREMIUM Level STEM Portal.

 

*A username and password for each Premium resource is needed.  Email us to request a your login info.
  • Enjoy all the features of the Basic and Standard Level Resources PLUS:
  • Graphic Design Club using Adobe Creative Cloud (PLATINUM RESOURCE): Students who participate in the club will receive a FREE student login to access the full suite of Adobe Creative Cloud!  From Photoshop to Character Animator, what will you create today?
  • EdHeads: Activate your mind! Choose from Simple Machines, Virtual Knee Surgery or Stem Cell Heart Repair, among others. Edheads is an online educational resource that provides science and math games and activities that promote critical thinking.
  • Wonderville: Be prepared to be amazed! You’ll love the hundreds of animations and games in this resource! Wonderville hosts an array of award winning animations, games, career showcase videos, and so much more.
  • Typing and Digital Citizenship:  Learn how to type in a natural way, with easy mistake correction and goal setting.  As a bonus, you get a full digital citizenship course to learn the basics of computer science and internet safety.
  • PE/Health CourseGet fit!  Learn basic skills in health and physical education.
  • Code Combat: Starting with our free Introduction to Computer Science course, students master core coding concepts such as while/for loops, functions, and algorithms.
  • Coding for K-12:  K-5th graders – Learn to make your own game, app, or computer drawing.    6th-12th graders – Build real working apps, games and websites using blocks, JavaScript, CSS, HTML and more.
  • Scholastic Science Flix:  “Offering more than 50 complete units of study with over 8,000 science-related assets in a variety of media, ScienceFlix® provides students with a better understanding of science concepts and ideas through hands-on projects, videos, multiple text types, interactive features and more.”  ***NOTE: ScienceFlix will be discontinued as of July 2020 unless their is significant demand for it within the co-op.

Our hive mind needs you! Co-op membership is only $50 and covers July 1 – June 30th.  Benefits includes:

  • Eligibility to participate in the Dolphin #STEMpreneur project to develop entrepreneurship skills through professional mentorships, youth business incubator, grant writing, industry expertise, and more!
  • Priority registration for our events such as STEM Camp, Math Tournament, STEM Week, and more.
  • Premium and Standard level STEM Portal resources below including:
    • Graphic Design Club membership and a free student login to the full suite of Adobe Creative Cloud
    • 1 FREE online Health or Physical Education course
    • Typing Club account login
    • EdHeads and Wonderville Engineering simulation programs
    • and more!

Join the Dolphin STEM Co-op today!

Membership fee is only $50 and is valid from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

SPECIAL PROMO: Join today and your membership will be activated today and last through June 30, 2021!

Click on each topic below to learn more about the resources in the   BASIC  Level STEM Portal.

  • Zooniverse – Become a citizen scientist and help researchers around the world! It’s the most popular people-powered research platform and the combined work results in new discoveries, datasets, and useful research.
  • Journey North: Get involved, help track migrating species and seasons!
  • Engineering Resources: TryEngineering.org is dedicated to providing educational resources, inspiration, and guidance that empowers educators, counselors, and their students around the world, fostering the next generation of technology innovators.
  • Project-based Engineering:  These project-based lessons focus on basic principles of physics, structural, and mechanical engineering. All projects in the collection use the same set of materials, so it’s easy to buy in bulk and create many of these activities.
  • 50+ Engineering projects for kidsA wide variety of exciting STEM projects to choose from.
  • Science ResearchAn online science magazine for kids that features the latest peer-reviewed research in age-appropriate language for kids!  Perfect for budding scientist!
  • Climate Kids: Learn more about our climate and NASA’s research.
  • BiologyBiology in kid-friendly chunks.
  • Frontiers for Young Minds – Science for kids, edited for kids.  Scientific articles written to address young audiences.  Kids have a chance to respond to authors and give feedback to improve the articles before publication.  on the articles and research to
  • Science, History, Geography, and BiographiesAn in-depth look at science and more!
  • Animation“With Toontastic 3D, you can draw, animate, and narrate swashbuckling adventures, breaking news stories, science reports, and all your other wacky ideas.”
  • ProgrammingAlice is free programming software from Carnegie Mellon University; it is a widely accessible tool for growing the diversity and access to early computer science education.
  • Habitat The Game:  In the game, players adopt a polar bear and must keep the bear alive and healthy by completing virtual tasks – like washing, grooming and feeding the bear. Additionally, players are challenged to complete real-world ‘missions’ such as turning-off lights, conserving water, recycling, taking public transportation and other ‘speedy missions’ that decrease the player’s ecological footprint.
  • Wolf Quest: “WolfQuest is an immersive 3D wildlife simulation game.  Based on real topographic maps of Yellowstone Park and realistic graphics, players join a wolf pack made up of friends in the multiplayer version or seek to perfect their hunting skills and build their own pack in the single player version.”
  • Science Buddies: Hands-on science projects.
  • Animated Science Games:  Try this virtual hip replacement game for free!  A limited number of free games are available on this site.
  • Engineering Career: Watch this video about what an Engineer does.

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