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

STEM Volleyball 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 Volleyball Grades 3-5 & 6-8 Curriculum

Looking for a great way to spike interest in volleyball? Our STEM Volleyball program is a fantastic platform that is easy to implement, attractive to young players and features a standardized, turnkey supplemental curriculum that looks at the science, technology, engineering and math behind the great game of volleyball.

The STEM Volleyball program serves up strategic STEM-based activities with basic volleyball gameplay along with recent technological and engineering advancements that have enhanced the game.

This enables students the opportunity to get behind the sport they love with eight different modules and lessons that volley around the game such as:

  • Learning the science of force, acceleration and mass and Newton’s second law of motion
  • Discovering the technology behind optimal serving speed
  • Understanding the engineering design process and creating solutions to problems
  • Using math to measure the area and perimeter of a volleyball court

The net result of the STEM Volleyball program? Students will become critical thinkers, gain cognitive skills and deeper introspection...and not just during game play. They will learn life skills with transferable, real-life applications during their experience and they will really dig it!

STEM Volleyball Grades 3-5 & 6-8 Products

STEM Volleyball Grades 3-5 & 6-8 Kit

In addition to the teacher's manual, each STEM Volleyball kit includes six (6) Molten First Touch Volleyballs, six (6) Molten Soft Touch Volleyballs, and six (6) Molten Recreational Volleyballs. Additionally, each kit includes one (1) Bushnell radar gun, six (6) ribbon spools, six (6) masking tape rolls, one (1) package of 12-inch latex balloons, one (1) weight scale, six (6) 25-foot tape measures, one (1) box of 500 toothpicks, one (1) package of 100 straws, one (1) spool of fishing line, and two (2) Molten ball bags, one (1) ball pump, one (1) set of inflation needles.

Each STEM Volleyball Grades 3-5 & 6-8 Kit is priced at $1,435.00.

STEM Volleyball No Sports Equipment

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

Items removed and thus needed: Six (6) Molten First Touch Volleyballs, six (6) Molten Soft Touch Volleyballs, and six (6) Molten Recreational Volleyballs. and two (2) Molten ball bags, one (1) ball pump, and one (1) set of inflation needles.

Each STEM Volleyball Grades 3-5 & 6-8 Kit - no sports equipment is priced at $1,049.00.

STEM Volleyball 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.

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

STEM Volleyball Manual Only

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

Module 1.1

The Volleyball Court

Module 2.1

Geometry of a Volleyball Net

Module 3.1

Volleyball Properties

Module 4.1

Successful Serving

Module 5.1

Improving Serving

Module 6.1

Speed of the Volleyball

Module 7.1

Calculating Total Force

Module 8.1

Adaptive Technology

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

Module 1.1

Intricacies of a Volleyball Court

Module 2.1

Communication and Drills

Module 3.1

Volleyball Properties

Module 4.1

Successful Serving

Module 5.1

Improving Serving

Module 6.1

Kinetic Energy and Speed

Module 7.1

Calculating Total Force

Module 8.1

Adaptive Technology

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 program format are kits 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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