STEM Volleyball

In 2016, USA Volleyball became the second NGB to partner with STEM Sports® to sanction a STEM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) curriculum. The main objective was simple: increase volleyball participation for elementary and middle school-aged students in the United States.

Born of the partnership was STEM Volleyball, an engaging educational enrichment program that was equal parts education, athletics and exercise. Rooted in Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), the STEM Volleyball program is flexible and can be implemented in a classroom setting, through an after-school program or within a camp setting. The program is also adaptable for sitting volleyball.

At the root of the STEM Volleyball program is incorporating basic volleyball skills such as serving, contact time, etc. into its curriculum to help students/participants learn and understand the science behind volleyball. Participants receive a volleyball-themed kit that includes a teacher’s manual, sporting equipment (three types of volleyballs, a radar gun, and much more) and other necessary items to implement the program that is also reusable time and time again, thereby reducing the cost per student.

Purchase the STEM Volleyball program for $1,299. Sample manuals are also available upon request and give the program administrator a quick look at the curriculum. Email info@STEMSports.com for a sample.

About STEM Sports
STEM Sports© creates and provides turnkey K-8 educational curriculum that combines STEM disciplines with a variety of sports. We deliver authentic engagement opportunities to students and youth by using BMX, basketball, football, soccer, and volleyball as the strategic vehicles to drive STEM-based learning in classrooms, after-school programs, and camps. As a result, students and youths develop critical thinking, collaboration, creative problem-solving, and leadership skills that can be applied throughout their education and future careers. Just as importantly, physical activity and participation are vital components of our student-led curricula.

Our double-play combination of cognitive thinking and physical activity provides a comprehensive and inquiry-based educational experience and a solution for crucial STEM literacy for students. Aligned with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Common Core State Standards, our curricula will cultivate and promote participants' STEM engagement and retention. STEM Sports provides all of the necessary and relevant sports equipment along with the entire list of supplies called for in the teacher/administer manual and all of the items have a long-lasting shelf life. For more information, please visit www.STEMSports.com.