Employee-Led Activities

Hands-On Activities

Bring the diverse world of STEM to life for elementary, middle, and high school students using a wide variety of immersive learning explorations. These easy-to-use activities allow STEM professionals to convert real-world expertise into meaningful educational experiences. 

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Employee Guide

General

Employee Guide

What are the key items I need to know before entering the classroom?
Elementary, Middle and High School | Grades: K–12
Flexible Time

Explore the Employee Guide for more detailed information on how to prepare for your classroom visit. This guide provides tips and suggestions for employees to engage, explain, discuss, and effectively facilitate career sharing sessions.

STEM Activity

STEM

STEM Activity

What does STEM mean to you?
Elementary, Middle and High School | Grades: K–12
Flexible Time

Your experience with STEM can inspire the next workforce. Share what your interests were at their age, and how that translated into the career you have today. Students are going to be very interested and curious with having a special guest like you to learn from while they get hands-on with a great STEM lesson!

Manufacturing Activity

Manufacturing

Manufacturing Processes

Elementary School | Grades: K–5
Flexible Time

Break down the basics of manufacturing for students and explore the amazing technologies used to turn simple materials into everyday products. A creative activity allows students to simulate two manufacturing processes: assembly line and 3D printing.

Aerospace Activity

Aerospace

Voyage to the Moon

Elementary Shool | Grades: K–5
Flexible Time

“Citizen Astronauts” may become a reality sooner than students realize! Use a virtual 3D model and other resources to explore the possibility of regular people traveling to the Moon, while showing students how many exciting careers are involved in human space exploration.

Testing the Code

Technology

Testing the Code

Elementary School | Grades: K–5
Flexible Time

Demonstrate to students how computers “think” using sets of precise detailed instructions. Students can have some fun learning about the power of coding by performing quality assurance testing for the creation of an imaginary computer game.

Manufacturing Activity

Manufacturing

Manufacturing Design

Middle and High School | Grades: 6–12
Flexible Time

Help students appreciate the many facets of modern manufacturing by exploring the crucial design phase. Students will create an original prototype for an innovative product to gain an understanding of how professionals use STEM to manufacture products optimally.  

Oil and Gas Activity

Oil and Natural Gas

Energy Engineers

Middle and High School | Grades: 6–12
Flexible Time

Chemical energy powers most of our daily lives, but students may need a refresher on the underlying concept of energy itself. Enlighten students about practical uses of energy by having them simulate an interview for a petroleum engineer internship. 

Aerospace Activity

Aerospace

A Future on Mars

Middle and High School | Grades: 6–12
Flexible Time

Give students an out-of-this-world glimpse of the many ways STEM influences space exploration! An engaging outdoor activity enables students to explore fundamental facts about the Red Planet by imagining the differences between life on Earth and Mars.

Technology Activity

Technology

Learning like Machines

Middle and High School | Grades: 6–12
Flexible Time

Artificial Intelligence is profoundly important to the development of all areas of STEM. Guide students through a valuable exploration with the concept of machine learning, which enables students to prepare, test, and optimize their own data sort.