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.

14th Annual RFTS Competition

Kids have missed out on far too much already.

When they return give them something exciting to look forward to – a Rocket Competition!

This year’s deadline extended to December 31

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