STEM Resources for Educators
Computer Science-in-a-Box: Unplug Your Curriculum
Introduces fundamental building blocks of computer science -- without using computers. Use it with students ages 9 to 14 to teach lessons about how computers work, while addressing critical mathematics and science concepts such as number systems, algorithms, and manipulating variables and logic. Additional STEM-related “Programs-in-a-Box” resources are available. Presented by The National Center for Women & Information Technology.
Design Squad Nation
Use Design Squad Nation activities, animations, video profiles, and episodes in classrooms and afterschool programs, in libraries and museums, at events and at home.The site targets kids ages 8 and older and features creative activities, engaging video, interactive games, and exciting contests. Presented by PBS Kids and the WGBH Educational Foundation.
eGFI (Engineering, Go For It!)
A variety of tools to boost your students’ math and science skills, enliven the classroom with engineering projects, expand your own professional horizons and stay informed. Created by the American Society for Engineering Education, this site aims to be both a networking site for teachers and a trustworthy source of information and opportunities.
A Mozilla project dedicated to helping anyone create something amazing on the web. Starter projects, templates and event guides for teachers and learners at every level to create on the web and share their knowledge with others.
This site provides free and engaging lessons, along with teaching strategies and resources, which are designed to spark students’ interest in STEM. The site also features collaboration tools to enable teachers to discuss and share effective instructional practices. Teachers TryScience is a collaborative effort between the New York Hall of Science, IBM Corporation, and teachengineering.org.