STEM at School

Exciting ways students are connecting with STEM in the classroom.

CryptoClub uses mathematics from the middle school curriculum as students explore cryptography through games and informal activities that involve secret messages.

The resources can be used by teachers in elective classes or afterschool activities. The resources include an interactive website.

CryptoClub Project

The National Museum of Mathematics offers virtual field trips for K-12 classes. Topics include geometry, probability, and cryptography.

Virtual Field Trips at the National Museum of Mathematics

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

 

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

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

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