STEMShares Invitation for Grades K-5

We invite students in grades K-5 to join us for a very active STEMShares event.  
When:   May 7th, 2:00 pm MT
Where:   ZOOM 


The Sweet Sounds of Science 

(for grades K-5 students, poets, musicians, dancers, and scientists)

Jennifer's drawing
(illustration by Dr. Jennifer Campbell-Smith, STEM science teacher)
Yes . . . you can dance, draw, applaud, yell, write, sing, and play.  
madala 1madala 2
(meditation mandala)


Participants are encouraged to attend  with their instrument, voice, pen, ideas, and curiosity.  BTW – Your teachers and parents are also invited. 


Together we will engage in activities that combine:



writing lyrics, poetry & stories




Special Guests


Ashlynn – Singer, teacher,

Martin – Scientist

David – Songwriter & Artist

Felicity – Professional Guitarist 


The HEADMASTER -Mysterious man with an English accent


(Albus Dumbledore / Harry Potter)


Gregg – your host, musician, teacher

The Plan

  1. Clap, Yell, Jump  
  2. SILENCE!   says the HEADMASTER.  (he tries rather unsuccessfully to enforce rules). haha
  3. Group Annotation
  4. Let’s Chat
  5. Meditation Mandala 
  6. Dance the MUDRAS
  7. Call & Response
  8. Break Out

Resources Used






Free Virtual Piano (a gift from the HEADMASTER)


Mandalas: Coloring Pages. LINK


Engagement Etiquette 

  1. Have Fun!

  2. Participant Name in ZOOM: Please use your first name only so that we can get to know you. 

  3. Mute yourself when you’re not the one speaking. 

  4. No hiding . . . Please keep your video in ZOOM on.

  5. Be Brave. If you’re shy, chat your questions, suggestions, and comments. 

  6. 90 second challenge – Try to limit the time you are speaking. Every 90 seconds – (sing, play, chat, draw)

  7. When you speak, start off by saying your first name.  “I’m Gregg from STEM . . .  why is the sky blue?

  8. Any students joining should join with their parent or teacher.

Gallery View & Speaker View


Video FAQ - Jean HoustonJean Houston





Video Meetings with Zoom – Center for Teaching and Learning

Click View Options then Annotate at the top.


Annotation tools

You will see these annotation tools:

Annotation tools



STEMShares is our opportunity to bring our community together to give back and share what being #STEMStrong really means.
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