STEM RESOURCES FOR GEAR UP SCHOOL LEADERS
Jobs in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) are some of the most highly-paid and rewarding.
Founded by Sal Khan (Founder & Executive Director), Khan Academy is a free online resource and website that offers a variety of practice exercises and easy instructional videos in math, science, and other topics. This website is designed so that learners can study at their own pace.
eGFI Dream Up the Future
On this website, you can find a variety of resources that promotes engineering education in K-12. You can find free lesson plans, classroom activities, outreach programs, and other web resources to incorporate in your curriculum.
PBS Learning Media
This website offers a wide variety of free resources such as lesson plans, videos, and interactive tools in many subject areas including STEM. Utilize the resources on this website to create a fun and engaging learning experience for your students.
National Geographic Science
National Geographic offers educators STEM resources that are integrated with the National Geographic Science core program. Educators will find links to teacher and student resources, lesson/activity ideas and more.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is a United States government agency that is responsible for science and technology related to air and space. This link will direct you to the NASA for Educators page where educators will find teaching materials for K-12.
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) is an organization that strives to promote teachers in science education. You can find free online resources, books, publications, and journal articles for your field. Information on professional development, and conferences are also listed on this website.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) is an organization that promotes and supports teachers in mathematics education. Teachers can find resources for their classroom, lesson plans, publications, and other research materials. The NCTM also offers professional development and conferences for math teachers.
Discovery Education offers a wide range of free online resources such as classroom activities, lesson plans, interactive games, videos, and puzzles. Teachers can utilize these resources and incorporate them in their curriculum to make it more engaging in their classrooms.
Underwater Dreams is a documentary film telling an inspirational story of how undocumented sons of Mexican immigrants built an underwater robot from Home Depot supplies. These young men defeated MIT’s engineering program. Now, they leave a legacy behind. For more information on how to incorporate the film in your classroom, visit the website for further details.
Underwater Dreams, written and directed by Mary Mazzio, and narrated by Michael Peña, is the epic story of how the sons of undocumented Mexican immigrants learned how to build an underwater robot from Home Depot parts, and defeat engineering powerhouse MIT in the process.