Welcome to Markhor3D MaxED

STEM Education Initiative

Thank you for expressing interest in our STEM education initiative, MaxED, signifying maximum education and pronounced as Maqsad مقصد, which translates to purpose.

If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this document, Please feel free to email via info@markhor3d.com.

MaxED STEM Program Overview

Welcome to the MaxED STEM Program, an exciting 2.5-month journey designed to ignite curiosity, foster experimentation, and deepen understanding across multiple STEM disciplines. Our carefully curated experiments cover Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, Math, and Technology, providing middle school students with hands-on experiences that solidify foundational concepts.

  • Middle School
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
  • 90 Minutes
  • 2.5 Months
    Practical, Analytical, Theoratical
    IB, Oxford
Subject Topics Covered
Physics Speed & Acceleration
Expansion of Air with Heat
Centripetal Force
Buoyancy & What is Light?
Digital Measurements
Energy Transfer
Machine Making
Chemistry Diffusion
Chemical Reactions
Expansion of Air with Heat
Starch Test
Biology Fuels & Foods
Human Heart
Blood Pressure & Muscles
Mathematics Numbers & Sequences
Shapes & Patterns
Digital Measurements
Understanding Tables & Graphs
Geology Rocks & Crystals
Engineering Machine Making
Technology Precision Measurements
Crafting Machines

Why Experiments Matter

  1. Active Learning: Experiments make learning dynamic and engaging, promoting active participation and understanding.
  2. Concept Reinforcement: Hands-on activities solidify theoretical concepts, enhancing retention and comprehension.
  3. Critical Thinking: Students develop critical thinking skills by formulating hypotheses, conducting experiments, and analyzing results.
  4. Real-World Application: Experiments bridge the gap between theory and practical application, preparing students for real-world problem-solving.
  5. Curiosity and Inquiry: Encouraging experimentation sparks curiosity and fosters a lifelong love for STEM disciplines.

STEM Curriculum

This page consists all the topics covered under Markhor3D MaxED during 2.5 months of the program

Week 1


Topic Speed & Acceleration
Student Activity Measuring the speed of a free falling ball
Demonstration Tensions in chain fountain
Week 2


Topic Diffusion
Student Activity Measuring rate of diffusion of water vapors using Physlogger
Demonstration Chemical Reactions with Flame Test, Metal vs NaOH, Physlogger
Week 3


Topic Expansion of air with heat
Student Activity Measure & observe the relationship between volume of air expanding with heat
Demonstration Microscopic oberservation of crystallization
Week 4


Topic Numbers & Sequences
Student Activity Hide & identify sequences and patterns
Demonstration Shapes & Patterns
Week 5


Topic Centripetal Force
Student Activity Observe & measure the relationship between speed & centripetal force
Demonstration Observe & discuss some famous rocks and crystal samples
Week 6


Topic Fuels & Foods
Student Activity Measure energy of different foods with digital calorie meter
Demonstration Observe food in plant leaves
Week 7


Topic Buoyancy
Student Activity Verify archimedes principles
Demonstration Observe properties of light (reflaction, refraction, diffraction)
Week 8


Topic Human Heart
Student Activity Measuring the pulse rate with different sensors using Physlogger
Demonstration BP Apparatus, Muscle Sensors, Physlogger
Week 9


Topic Digital Measurements
Student Activity Measure the voltages of different batteries and sensors
Demonstration Energy transfer through domino chain reaction
Week 10


Topic Machine Making
Student Activity Make haron's fountain
Demonstration Observe Haron's Fountain
Week 11 & 12
Topic Introduction to Science Communication
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Week 11 & 12

Introduction to Science Communication

  • Learn the art of conveying scientific ideas verbally with clarity and confidence.
  • Understand the importance of adapting language for different audiences.
  • Explore ways to communicate scientific concepts using a variety of apparatus.
  • Understand how visual aids enhance the clarity of scientific communication.


            Verbal Presentation Skills
            Apparatus Communication Techniques

Practice Session - Presenting with Verbal & Apparatus

  • Students will practice presenting a chosen scientific concept verbally.
  • Receive constructive feedback to enhance presentation skills.
  • Engage in hands-on sessions using scientific apparatus to convey concepts.
  • Develop proficiency in choosing and using apparatus effectively.
  • Integrate verbal communication and apparatus usage for a comprehensive presentation.
  • Showcase the ability to convey scientific ideas in a clear, engaging, and visually supported manner.


            Verbal Presentation Practice
            Apparatus Presentation Practice
            Combined Verbal & Apparatus Presentation

Program Extension: Science Festival

After the MaxED STEM Program concludes its enriching 2.5-month journey, you'll have an exclusive opportunity for your institute to further cultivate the passion for science among students.

Why choose to organize the science festival?

  • Student Project Demonstrations
    • Allow students to showcase the science projects they've developed during the MaxED Program.
    • Provide a platform for students to demonstrate their creativity, innovation, and scientific understanding.
  • Confidence Building
    • The Science Festival becomes a stage where students can present their projects confidently.
    • Encourage public speaking and presentation skills, fostering self-assurance in scientific communication.
  • Peer Learning and Collaboration
    • Promote a collaborative environment where students can learn from each other's projects.
    • Encourage discussions, idea exchanges, and peer-to-peer learning.
  • Parents and Community Involvement
    • Invite parents, family members, and the local community to attend and support the Science Festival.
    • Foster a sense of community engagement and pride in students' achievements.
  • Awards and Recognition
    • Acknowledge outstanding projects through awards and recognition ceremonies.
    • Motivate students by celebrating their dedication, creativity, and scientific accomplishments.

Grading & Assessments

Assessments in the MaxED STEM Program play a pivotal role in gauging students' progress, understanding, and the overall impact of our initiative. The assessments are conducted both pre-program and post-program, allowing us to measure growth and learning outcomes effectively.

Why Assessments Matter

  • Individual Progress Tracking: Assessments help track individual student progress, allowing for tailored support and guidance.
  • Program Improvement: Insights from assessments guide program enhancements and adjustments to meet evolving educational needs.
  • Transparent Reporting: Pre-program and post-program assessments provide transparent reporting to parents, educators, and stakeholders on the impact of the MaxED STEM Program.

Practical Assessments:

        1) Evaluate students' practical skills related to hands-on experiments.
        2) Assess their ability to follow procedures, use scientific apparatus, and record observations accurately.

        1) Measure improvements in practical skills gained through the program.
        2) Evaluate the application of learned concepts in real-world scenarios.


Analytical Assessments

        1) Assess students' analytical thinking abilities related to STEM problems and scenarios.
        2) Gauge their proficiency in identifying patterns, making connections, and solving analytical challenges.

        1) Evaluate enhancements in analytical skills acquired during the program.
        2) Measure the ability to critically analyze scientific data and draw meaningful conclusions.


Theoretical Assessments

        1) Evaluate students' understanding of theoretical concepts in Physics, Chemistry, 
        Biology, Mathematics, and related STEM subjects.
        2) Assess their grasp of fundamental theories and principles.

        1) Measure the improvement in theoretical knowledge acquired throughout the program.
        2) Assess the ability to apply theoretical concepts to solve problems and answer questions.


Impact Measurement

        Pre-Program vs. Post-Program Comparison
        1) Conduct a comprehensive analysis of pre-program and post-program assessments to showcase the 
        overall impact on students' knowledge and skills.

        Feedback and Reflections
        1) Gather feedback from students about their learning experience.
        2) Encourage students to reflect on their growth, challenges overcome, and 
        newfound understanding in STEM disciplines.