Hess Corporation and Baylor College of Medicine have partnered in a STEM Educational Outreach program. The program offers FREE learning kits which include Hess Toy Trucks along with a STEM Curriculum that demonstrates how the toys can be used as learning tools by teachers nationwide.
All Hess Toy Truck STEM curriculums are available for free download, and you can use any similar toy trucks you have on hand. Download the curriculums below.
Activities in this guide explore practical transportation issues, such as fuel efficiency, potential and kinetic energy for producing motion, and motorsports.
To prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, students must learn STEM concepts and engage in practical experiences that demonstrate how these concepts apply in the real world.
Each activity explores different aspects of simple and compound machines. Teachers are provided with an explanation of mechanical advantage.
Frequently Asked Questions
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A: A program designed to help students learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics using the iconic Hess Toy Truck as a learning tool.
The curriculum was designed by the Baylor College of Medicine Center for Educational Outreach as part of its broader goal to improve science, teaching, and learning. Details can be found here
A: The STEM kits that we grant to qualifying and selected teachers are provided as a donation to the school. You cannot purchase a STEM kit.
Yes! A STEM curriculum with lessons specifically designed for the 2018 Hess Toy Truck is available for free download here
A: You can download all curriculums for free at the links above. The application for a 2018 STEM Kit opens January 15, 2019 right here on our website, so come back then to apply!
A: STEM Kits will be awarded to educators teaching in verifiable school locations only. If you are interested in the curriculum for Scouting, library, before/after-school programs, homeschool, or similar organizations, you can still download the curriculums for free and use any toy trucks you have on hand.
A: The curriculum is designed for grades 4-6, but it can be adjusted for other grade levels. It works best for grades 3-8.
A: While we get many requests for product or financial gifts, Hess has a specific donation and gifting plan which we stick to.