STEM at School

Exciting ways students are connecting with STEM in the classroom.

These are "Teacher Toolkits" that feature research and activities related to the space station. Use these lesson plans, videos, and related resources to bring the International Space Station into your classroom. New topics are featured every month, making this a site to check regularly.

ISS Learning Launchers

For teachers of K-12 and at-home learners, a set of activities and background information celebrating the launch of crews for the International Space Station.

#Launch America STEM Mission Toolkit

Test your ability to pilot the SpaceX Dragon2 and dock it with the space station:

SpaceX-ISS Docking Simulator

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

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 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

This page lists past webinars and links to subscribe to new webinars. The webinars are from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and The McAuliffe Center of Framingham State University. The offerings include STEM subject-based sessions as well as sessions addressing the challenges of virtual learning.

McAuliffe Center-WPI Teacher Webinars

PhET is a repository of simulation activities in Math and Science. This page lists translations of some of these activities into 93 languages.

PhET Translated Simulation Activities

This website is provided by WGBH and partner organizations. It features curriculum ideas, teaching strategies, and resources for home visiting organizations.

PEEP and the Big Wide World Teachers

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