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

STEM Softball is an educational enrichment program that combines STEM education and the real-life application of softball. 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.

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

Change up the way you pitch STEM learning by utilizing our STEM Softball supplemental curriculum. We’ve sacrificed nothing for teachers, after-school administrators, and camp personnel as they will windmill through the science behind this great game. Tag up and advance through lessons such as:

  • Understand the forces in softball
  • Study the evolution of a softball glove
  • Be a Hitter and understand the offensive side of the game
  • Keeping score

In each module, we put students in scoring position to see jobs and occupations lined out to each lesson’s objective. It’s what STEM is all about. Hit and run your way to STEM Softball today!

*Rasberries not included!

STEM Softball Grades 3-5 & 6-8 Products

STEM Softball Grades 3-5 & 6-8 Kit

A STEM Softball kit will reach hundreds of students over a handful of years and will serve as a true educational resource. A STEM Softball kit comes with all the sports equipment and science supplies to go along with each lesson, including: one (1) STEM Softball teacher manual, six (6) softballs, one (1) softball and one (1) baseball each cut-in-half, one (1) baseball, one (1) radar gun, six (6) digital stopwatches, six (6) 25' tape measures, and one (1) weight scale.

Each STEM Softball Grades 3-5 & 6-8 Kit is priced at $1,155.00.

STEM Softball Kits

A non-sport STEM Softball kit is not available

STEM Softball 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. The Manual is available individually.

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

STEM Softball Manual Only

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

Module 1.0

Softballs vs. Baseballs

Module 2.0

Evolution of a Softball Glove

Module 3.0

Forces in Softball

Module 4.0

Is it a Ball or Strike?

Module 5.0

The Field of Play

Module 6.0

Be a Hitter

Module 7.0

Keeping Score

Module 8.0

Advancements in Softball

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

Module 1.0

Softballs vs. Baseballs

Module 2.0

Evolution of a Softball Glove

Module 3.0

Forces in Softball

Module 4.0

Is it Fast or Slow?

Module 5.0

The Field of Play

Module 6.0

Be a Hitter

Module 7.0

Keeping Score

Module 8.0

Advancements in Softball

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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