Curriculum

STEAM & Coding Lesson Content

SAM Labs solutions provide a suite of curriculum-aligned lesson packs, starter lessons, and standards alignment maps to support your planning.

The Tools You Need to Spark Aha Moments Through Hand-On STEAM and Coding Activities

Our standards-aligned lesson content includes everything you need to teach a lesson from beginning to end. Our modular lessons are easy to follow and break apart into time chunks that work with any schedule and classroom. Each lesson includes everything you need to teach STEAM effectively, including a lesson plan, student-facing slides, step-by step-instructions, student handout, formative assessment, and an interactive Nearpod lesson.

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Grade K-5 STEAM Solution

Our STEAM Solution includes over 75 hours of supplemental instruction, including standards-aligned lesson packs, starter lessons, standards alignment maps, and grade overviews to support your planning and help you teach critical 21st-century skills through STEAM instruction.

Grade 4-8 Learn to Code Solution

Help students learn Computer Science concepts, code and program, and reflect on and debug it. The Learn to Code Solution provides 50-unique activities that include a lesson plan, lesson slides, and engaging student resources to turn your learners into coders.

Everything you need to effectively teach STEAM and coding is included!

Lesson Plans

Easy-to-follow lesson plans set out the knowledge, skills, and key learnings, and provide an in-depth explanation of the system builds. Each lesson includes an intentional bug that requires students to use computational thinking and critical problem-solving skills to debug it.

Editable Lesson Slides

Present a visual, interactive guide that models all parts of the lesson for students. The slides are available as Google Slides to allow for easy editing and in-class deployment.

Student Handouts

Provide opportunities for students to demonstrate curriculum knowledge and reflect on key learnings. Students will apply science, math, and ELA skills with these easy-to-use handouts.

Step-By-Step Guides

Offer both students and teachers a visual tool guide that demonstrates the digital system being coded online as well as each step of building out the Bluetooth-enabled prototype.

Formative Assessments

Ensure students have learned through instruction and hands-on learning opportunities with standards-aligned, formative assessments.

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Get access to our free sample lesson content to see:

  • How SAM Labs allows you to effectively and efficiently teach STEAM and coding in multiple learning environments.
  • How SAM Labs lessons align to major science, STEAM, and coding curriculum standards.
  • How SAM Labs makes it easy to keep students engaged with modular lessons that follow a warm-up, mini-lesson, worked example, initial challenge, debug opportunity, and final challenge.

Curriculum

SAM Labs offers a suite of STEAM, STEM and coding standards and curriculum-aligned lesson packs, starter lessons, standards alignment maps to support your planning.

Starting March 4th, SAM Labs curriculum will ONLY be available to SAM Studio customers through our new Content Hub feature.

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NOTE: If you are unable to create student accounts due to district restrictions, or use iOS, students can still use the token or app version. You will simply not add students to your Beta account. However, you need to activate your teacher account to access our Content Hub!

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