STEM at School

Exciting ways students are connecting with STEM in the classroom.

Science from Scientists provides lessons and programs developed and delivered by trained scientists. They focus on elementary and middle school grades.

Science from Scientists Lessons

There are a few football-themed science and math activities on the New England Patriots Hall of Fame page. Scroll down to find them.

New England Patriots Hall of Fame Activities

New Teacher Center is a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving student learning by guiding a new generation of educators. They help teachers and students overcome challenges by providing all educators with the support and resources necessary to succeed from their first day to their last. By focusing on teachers, students succeed. They provide a webinar series and online community to achieve this goal.

New Teacher Center

 

The National Science teaching Association provides Daily Dos, activities that engage students in authentic, relevant science learning. These activities cover a broad range of grades and topics and require students to share and evaluate ideas, give and receive critique, and reach consensus. Topics are searchable by grade level.

NSTA Daily Dos

Schools, classrooms, educational organizations, homeschools, and families can register their students for these activities. Students under 18 should be registered by a teacher or guardian. Educators can register once on behalf of their entire classroom or organization. The dates for each of the education plans are completely flexible.

Mission to Mars Student Challenge

The NASA STEM Engagement & Educator Professional Development Collaborative at Texas State University provides live educational webinars at no cost. There is a busy schedule of diverse topics covering basic science to mission-specific results.

STEM Webinars from NASA-TSU

 

This free online unit is offered by the Mass DOE in partnership with EVERFI. It aims to help students in grades 6-9 take practical steps to protect their privacy and safety online. Students will learn critical digital literacy skills such as how to evaluate content for accuracy, perspective, and motive. It also helps students acknowledge the benefits of online communities and resources while guiding them to successfully navigate potential pitfalls in their digital lives.

Ignition: Digital Literacy

Mass DOE Free Courses page

This is a free online course offered by Mass DOE in partnership with EVERFI. It is an interactive program for exploring STEM careers for middle school students (grades 6-9). These lesson plans enable learners to engage with interactive content that reinforces key STEM skills while discovering some of the exciting STEM opportunities that await.

Endeavor: STEM Exploration for Middle School

Mass DOE Free courses page

A free online program at the Mass DOE site, offered in partnership with EVERFI, this unit teaches math and science concepts through the sport of hockey, exposing students to STEM concepts through real-world applications. This unite is for grades 4-7.

Future Goals: Hockey Scholar

Mass DOE Free courses site

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