Below are resources that can help students explore the different areas of STEM in fun, cost-effective and engaging ways. They are organized by discipline and genre.
- STEM Education Club has created this site full of more than 45 STEAM lessons, activities, videos, and more to keep children entertained and engaged in learning.
- National Geographic Kids
- Bill Nye the Science Guy
- ComputerScience.org has created a massive guide to STEM for Kids. This guide provides links to over 150 courses, top resources for each subject of the STEM curriculum, helpful websites, activities, and is organized by age group for easy access.
- Tynker: A computing platform that allows children to develop programming skills through fun, creative courses. Join the millions of kids from around the country learning to code with Tynker!
- If you want to learn to code, but don’t know where to start, here are videos on how to code: https://www.bestcolleges.com/bootcamps/guides/best-youtube-channels-learn-coding/
- A fun solitaire game featuring women in tech: https://solitaired.com/solitaire/notable-women-in-tech
- A free project guide for robotics and engineering https://couponfollow.com/research/free-guide-for-robotics
- Calculation Nation
- Math Blaster
- HOODA MATH: HOODA MATH is a website for math games divided by subject. Students K-12 and math lovers of any age can learn about numbers while having fun.
Earth and Space Science
- Ask Dr. Universe
- Nasa Kids Club
- EPA Students: Searching for news on the environment, homework resources, info on contests or ideas for an environment-based school project? Check out this website run by the Environmental Protection Agency.
- NASA Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Academy (SEMAA): SEMAA was developed to increase the participation of historically underserved K-12 youth in STEM fields. School activities and summer sessions are held throughout the nation.
- Flite Test STEM: Flite Test provides K-12 students with a variety of easy to download, free lessons that teach students about STEM through aviation activities.
- NASA Education for Students: Career information, image galleries, NASA Television, features and articles … whatever you’d like to know about aerospace, you’re sure to find it here.
Engineering careers, lesson ideas, activities and more! https://start-engineering.com/
- FREE resources for parents and formal and informal educators. Many of the resources were developed by INSPIRE https://engineering.purdue.edu/INSPIRE/Resources
- STEM Games on BrainPop
- Museum of Science + Industry Chicago Games
- PBS KIDS STEM Video Game Challenge
- Science Kids
- SCORE Science Kid’s Corner
Girls’ Resource Guide to STEM Education https://www.bachelorsdegreecenter.org/girls-stem-education/