The first book in US Sailing's STEM Education Series, REACH Educator Guide Middle School, Modules 1-10
is your complete resource guide to integrating science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with the sport of sailing in your middle school classroom or youth program. Perfect for middle school teachers, sailing instructors, camp counselors, scout leaders, youth program instructors, environmental educators, parents, and home schoolers. The guide includes implementation and instructional designs as well as case studies from successful programs implementing REACH, updated modules 1-10, glossary, module correlations to the national education standards in math and science for middle school and the corresponding student sheets. The modules are designed to be easily implemented in a class period, one week camp, seasonal after school program, summer sailing program, field trips, and learn to sail programs.US Sailing's most successful STEM education programs implement the REACH program in a variety of ways. The modules consist of on-the-water, off-the-water, and classroom based learning activities.Students participating in the REACH program have a unique opportunity to apply classroom learning to their local environment incorporating the great sport of sailing.