STEAM Power WV

Challenge Issued!

Classroom Teachers, Afterschool Programs or STEM clubs, West Virginia Public Broadcasting is issuing a STEAM power WV Challenge for students in grades 3 to 8.  We are issuing two distinct STEM Challenges, one for grades 3-5 and another for students in grades 6-8.  Jump in and explore how art can play a role in STEM. 

The challenge will be live from March 1- April 15. If you complete the challenge and submit the verification form you will be eligible to win one of the cash prizes to purchase classroom materials.  At each grade level there will be two cash prizes of $250.  Winners will be selected from those who have successfully completed their entry form.

Find your grade category below and step up to the challenge.

Grades 3-5

  • Using the West Virginia LearningMedia platform we have created 10 STEM lessons that integrate Art into the lesson outcome.
  • Choose 4 lessons, 1 in each of the STEM areas, complete the art project and enter to win cash prizes.
  • Each lesson is meant to be completed in one class period.
  • Upon completion please fill out entry form.  It is easy: a few pictures and general information.
  • Entry Form
  • For more information about the challenge: FAQ

Science (Choose One)


Technology (Choose One)


Engineering (Choose One)


Math (Choose One)


Grades 6-8

The STEM approach in grades 6-8 is interdisciplinary.  5 lessons have been provided using the West Virginia LearningMedia Storyboards tool. 

Topics

  1. Archaeology
  2. Practical Math Applications
  3. Automobile Manufacturing
  4. Astronomy 
  5. Collaboration and Art.

Requirements

  • It is expected that participants will complete 3 of the 5 challenges.
  • Upon completion please fill out entry form.  It is easy: a few pictures and general information.
  • Entry Form
  • For more information about West Virgina LearningMedia, a free digital library with over 100,000 resources check it out: West Virginia LearningMedia
  • For more information about the challenge: FAQ

This Challenge is supported by a grant through the West Virginia Division of Culture and History and the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation.