STEM FOOTBALL GRADES 3-5 & 6-8 SUPPLEMENTAL CURRICULUM

STEM Football is an engaging educational enrichment program that includes an eight (8) module supplemental curriculum manual that is equal parts education, physical activity and fun. This curriculum has lessons for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders as well as another set of lessons for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students that is aligned to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), and/or Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and/or National Standards for K-12 Physical Education.

About the STEM Football Grades 3-5 & 6-8 Curriculum

You will score extra points with our STEM Football curriculum program. STEM Sports uses visual, auditory and kinesthetic methods of teaching throughout this and all of our supplemental curricula and there is no holding back the intentional learning opportunities provided on the gridiron and in the classroom during the sequence of these lessons.

We touch on many facets of the game from an historical perspective as well as tackle current subjects and hot topics. Students will experience forward progress during STEM Football’s eight lesson program with modules such as:

  • Gaining the understanding of energy and motion differences between a youth football and a foam football
  • Exploring how in-game communication technology enables success for NFL teams
  • Learning about the nervous system and the importance of helmet engineering
  • Graphing successful pass completions using data related to the use of receiver’s gloves

Use STEM Football to kickoff great new methods of learning using the game as the real-life application to drive STEM literacy in classrooms, after-school programs and camps.

STEM Football Grades 3-5 & 6-8 Products

STEM Football Grades 3-5 & 6-8 Kit

A STEM Football kit is priced at $1,099.00 and will reach hundreds of students over a handful of years. A STEM Football kit comes with all the sports equipment and science supplies to go along with each lesson, including: six (6) youth size footballs, six (6) foam footballs, six (6) pairs of Cutters gloves, six (6) digital timers, six (6) 25' tape measures, one pair of (2) walkie-talkies, one (1) weight scale, one (1) box of 1,000 craft sticks, five-hundred (500) rubber bands, one (1) ball bag, one (1) ball pump, and one (1) set of inflation needles.

Each STEM Football Grades 3-5 & 6-8 Kit is priced at $1,099.00.

STEM Football No Sports Equipment Kit

STEM Football Grades 3-5 & 6-8 Kit – no sports equipment

Items removed and thus needed: Six (6) youth size footballs, six (6) foam footballs, one (1) ball bag, one (1) ball pump and one (1) set of inflation needles.

Each STEM Football Grades 3-5 & 6-8 no-sports equipment Kit is priced at $849.00.

STEM Football Grades 3-5 & 6-8 Manual Only

For your convenience, we suggest acquiring the complete kit which includes all of the sports equipment and science supplies needed to complete the entire curriculum, or our no-sports equipment kit, the Manual is available individually.

STEM Football Grades 3-5 & 6-8 Manual only is priced at $749.00

STEM Football

Curriculum Breakdown – Grades 3rd, 4th& 5th

Module 1.1

Measuring and Comparing

Module 2.1

Technological Advancements and Improved Quarterback Play

Module 3.1

The Advancement of In-Game Football Communication

Module 4.1

The Evolution of a Football Helmet

Module 5.1

Measuring Football Distances

Module 6.1

Extra Point vs. Two-Point Conversion Success

Module 7.1

Intricacies of a Football Field

Module 8.1

Properties of a Football and a Foam Football

Curriculum Breakdown - Grades 6th, 7th & 8th

Module 1.1

Arm Strength: Youth vs Foam Football

Module 2.1

Technological Advancements and Improved Quarterback Play

Module 3.1

Engineering Better Gameplay Communication

Module 4.1

The Evolution of the Football Helmet

Module 5.1

Intricacies of a Football Field

Module 6.1

Extra Point vs Two-Point Conversions

Module 7.2

Integers of Play

Module 8.1

Properties of Behavior of Footballs

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

(1) How many students does each kit serve?

All STEM Sports® curriculum kits are designed for repeated use and can serve hundreds of students. Within each classroom, after-school program or camp setting, implementation for one student up to 30+ is possible per module. Or, two modules can be implemented simultaneously. There are lots of variables to consider and our curricula is well designed for expandability and scalability.

(2) How long does each kit last?

All of the supplies in the kit are non-perishable and are designed to last for several years. Some supplied items, such as 500 rubber bands and/or 1,000 craft sticks may have to be replaced over time.

(3) What format is the curriculum most effective in?

Because all STEM Sports® programs are aligned with all or either of the following standards: Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core State Standards and National Standards for K-12 Physical Education, our supplemental curriculum is a perfect fit for public, private or charter schools classrooms. Then and because of the curricula’s standardization, the modules are a great fit for after-school programs as well as camp settings.

(4) Who can teach or administer the curriculum?

Our 5E lesson plans make teaching modules easier and students will be more willing to learn. Why? Because the way our STEM Sports® activities are set up, the sequence of lesson is well established, concepts and objectives are thoroughly scoped and the majority of students love sports and will view the learning as play. Then, students will develop 21st-century skills such as critical thinking, collaboration, creative problem-solving, and leadership. So back to who is best to teach or administer STEM Sports® curricula? Everyone from science and STEM teachers, to PE teachers, sports coaches, volunteers and even the students the curricula is designed for. The 21st century skills we engrain with students are the same skills that they can utilize to help their fellow students.

(5) How long does shipping take?

Once a Purchase Order or Payment is received, kits will arrive in five (5) business days.

(6) What are all possible payment methods?

Acceptable payment methods include purchase order, check, and credit card.

(7) Can I see a sample curriculum?

Yes, request a curriculum sample by emailing Info@STEMSports.com.

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