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Dept. of Education STEM Resources

In an ever-changing, increasingly complex world, it's more important than ever that our nation's youth are prepared to bring knowledge and skills to solve problems, make sense of information, and know how to gather and evaluate evidence to make decisions. These are the kinds of skills that students develop in science, technology, engineering, and math,…  learn more

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Federal Aviation Administration: The Sky Is the Limit for Students!

Do you know what you want to be when you grow up? Are you still figuring it out? If you love science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), then consider a career in aviation or aerospace! FAA's STEM Aviation and Space Education (AVSED) program offers lots of ways for you to explore this exciting world through…  learn more

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Intel: Teaching Strategy Resources for Educators

Developed by teachers, these exemplary unit and lesson plans integrate technology and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) concepts into classroom projects designed for different age groups. These plans come to life when teachers leverage technology into the classroom, aligning standards and promoting higher-order thinking with curriculum-framing questions, effective instructional strategies, and performance assessments.  learn more

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NASA for Educators

NASA has indexed hundreds of resources by subject, grade level, type and keyword. These lesson plans and teaching materials can be used to support your STEM curriculum. NASA has complied a wide rage of lesson plans and resources with a special emphases on STEM.  learn more

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NASA STEM Engagement

Explore STEM Resources for K-12 Educators  learn more

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NASA STEM Resources and Opportunities

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is America’s civil space program and the global leader in space exploration. The agency has a diverse workforce of just under 18,000 civil servants and works with many more U.S. contractors, academia, and international and commercial partners to explore, discover, and expand knowledge for the benefit of humanity. At…  learn more

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NASA’s 6 Top Tools for Teaching About the James Webb Space Telescope

You don’t have to be a scientist or math whiz to teach about the James Webb Space Telescope, says Denise Davis, NASA's education specialist. NASA has a variety of free standards-aligned, educator-vetted resources for teaching about the James Webb Space Telescope that can assist high school science and STEM teachers working with advanced students as…  learn more

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STEM Grants

Look to sites like STEM Grants for information on educational grants for K-12 and educational non-profits. Other sources for funding and support can be found by contacting your local tech companies and maker spaces.  learn more

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Teach Engineering

The TeachEngineering digital library, funded by the National Science Foundation, is a collaborative project with over 55 contributing organizations and a cadre of volunteer teachers and engineers funding. It provides educators in grades K-12 with free access to a growing set of activities, lessons, units, and living labs. One of their focus is Maker Challenges…  learn more

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The Science Spot: STEAM

Welcome to the newest area of the website!  The past year we have been incorporating our past Science Club project, favorite classroom activities, and exploration kits into our regular science curriculum. Between projects and stations or modules, we are able to target a wide-range of concepts and spark student interest in these areas.  learn more

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Try Engineering: STEM Lessons & Activities

This includes Lessons and activities for hands-on learning TryEngineering Inspires the Engineers of Tomorrow TryEngineering aims to empower educators to foster the next generation of technology innovators. We provide educators and students with resources, lesson plans, and activities that engage and inspire. TryEngineering is an initiative from IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization for…  learn more

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UL XPLORLABS

Underwriters Laboratories' XplorLabs is a free resource designed to encourage students to "solve through science." Aimed at middle school students, the site uses interactive videos, instructional experiences, hands-on classroom activities, and creative classroom challenges to show they can solve real problems and help create innovative solutions for a safer world. Solve real problems through science…  learn more

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Vocational Schools and Project Based Learning

This video looks at Westfield Vocational High School and shows how their teachers and students are reinventing vocational education to be relevant for today's students. This school is changing the stigma around vocational schools, giving students over 1,000 hours of work experience and the possibility of getting meaningful work immediately after graduating high school.  learn more