STEM in the News

Exciting ways students and the community are connecting with STEM.

This site features links to 239 websites that help to encourage kids and teens to pursue education and careers in STEM.

In response to the COVID-19 situation we have been working with school districts to provide support for teaching remotely. We offer virtual professional learning programs such as Going Remote with Inquiry-Based Learning and Making Place-Based Learning Phenomenal that can be customized to meet your school district’s specific needs.

Our remote programs:

  • model engaging and effective remote science and engineering instruction
  • align with the NGSS and the MA 2016 STE Framework
  • foster instruction and assessment using the Science and Engineering Practices
  • may be tailored to address the specific needs of your school or district
  • include science content as well as pedagogy

A curated a selection of free, high-quality, trusted, and engaging digital education resources from the extensive PBS LearningMedia library and other WGBH Education initiatives, with a focus on self-directed activities., to support parents and the learners they are caring for.

This is a portal for teachers to access assignable, self-paced, and self-contained activities that provide students and their families with high-quality, standards-aligned material to keep them engaged and learning.

Middle school students (grades 6-8) explore mathematics in action through Real World. These video segments connect classroom mathematics to 21st-century careers and innovations.

Join the Artemis Generation and take on a challenge or help solve a problem.

These are primarily for college students. Current projects include rovers, robotics, and spacesuit interface technology.

See the Artemis Student Challenge page for more details.

The NASA Artemis Generation offers contests, activities, and resources on space exploration. These activities are open to students at home as well as school.

See our At School listings for more information.

NASA is returning to the Moon and creating a sustained presence to use as a springboard for Mars exploration.

Engage your students in the "Survivor Island STEM Week Challenge" with the Wade Institute for Science Education, National Marine Life Center, and Lloyd Center for the Environment during the 2020 MA STEM Week sponsored by the MA STEM Advisory Council and Executive Office of Education. What’s the challenge?

 

"Your class has been stranded on a deserted island and the only source of freshwater is quite a distance from your encampment. You must find a way to move water to the encampment and then filter it to make it safe to drink.”

 

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