STEM in the News

Exciting ways students and the community are connecting with STEM.

Flynn Scientific offers digital learning solutions to help teachers with the school-home connection. These resources appear to have a cost and you must contact a sales rep.

See the Flynn Scientific listing in the At Home section for some free resources.

Flynn Scientific Digital Learning Solutions

In response to the growing need to teach chemistry remotely, selected AACT resources are unlocked and freely available to the chemistry community through April 17.

These resources include activities, animations, projects, simulations, and videos for elementary school, middle school, high school, and Advanced Placement/general chemistry.

AACT Free Chemistry Resources

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

Science from Scientists offers lessons and other resources created by trained scientists. Their homeschool workshops are inactive during the Covid pandemic, however families may wish to keep track of this resource for when it reopens.

Science from Scientists Homeschool Workshops


The NASA Glenn Student Essay Contest is open to homeschoolers and other students learning at home.

See the listing in At School for more information.

The NASA Glenn Research Center is celebrating its 80th anniversary. As part of that celebration they are sponsoring a student essay contest, The entry categories are

4th-5th grades

6th-8th grades

9th-12th grades

Students can choose from 3 essay topics.

NASA Glenn Essay Contest Information

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

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