GENERAL

STEMfinity

Free resources including grant writing resources as well as STEM kits for sale. Head to their Boise office to try out a variety of STEM products

Idaho National Laboratory

INL's K-12 STEM Initiative provides opportunities for students as well as educators, including informal educators.

Idaho STEM Action Center

Find STEM events and competitions near you, attend professional development opportunities, apply for grants.

Idaho Public Television

IPTV's Science Trek is designed for elementary students. Shows and companion materials for 90+ topics are available.

STEM Collaborative

Recommended list of good STEM lessons, interactive activities, digital media, and other materials.

Hippo Campus

Free, core academic website that delivers rich videos, animations, and simulations to designed for middle school, high school, and college students.

PhET

PhET provides fun, free, interactive research-based science and mathematic simulations.

Be Internet Awesome

This program by Google teaches the fundamentals of digital citizenships and safety. Students can also access Interland, an online game.

Intel Education

Intel provides STEM curriculum, competitions, and online resources to encourage students' interest and participation.

How To Smile

Search over 3,500 science and math activities. All activities are available to anyone, free of charge.

Go-Lab

The Go-Lab Portal supports inquiry learning through personalized scientific experiments with online labs and supportive inquiry learning apps.

PHYSICS

My Physics Lab

Find physics simulations animating in real time and interact with them by dragging objects or changing parameters such as gravity.

The Physics Classroom

This site features a variety of sections intended to support both teachers and students in the task of learning and teaching physics.

SPORTS

Tackle STEM

Access hands on STEM activities and positive learning experiences based on Denver Broncos and football content.

BIOLOGY AND ANIMAL SCIENCE

Project Learning Tree

Idaho's Project Learning Tree offers curriculum and training to educators, both formal and informal, on environmental education.

CONTESTS AND CHALLENGES

Siemens Foundation

Students can compete in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology

Breakthrough Junior Challenge

Create and submit an original video (< 3 min) that brings to life a concept or theory in the life sciences, fundamental physics or mathematics. Due the beginning of July.

CODING AND PROGRAMMING

SCRATCH

This site, produced by MIT, is dedicated to making easy to build programs for kids, so they can make simple and fun games or code.

CODE.ORG

Code.org increases diversity in computer science by reaching students of all backgrounds where they are.

Cyber Degrees

A comprehensive directory of colleges and universities offering cyber degrees as well as other information about cyber security and associated career paths.

ENGINEERING

Royal Academy of Engineering

The Engineering Engagement Program seeks to help teachers & students realize the significance of engineering in daily lives.

EWH

This site's STEM activities can be used for students of all ages and ordered in pre-packaged kits with handouts and all of the supplies you need to complete the activity.

IET

Teaching resources including classroom resources, posters, magazines and project funding.

Family Engineering

Resources and activities to successfully execute a family engineering event.

EiE

Research-based, teacher-tested curriculum materials for schools and out-of-school time programs in grades 1-2, 3-5, 6-8.

F.L.E.E.T.

Afterschool STEM curriculum and competition created for middle school and high school students by the American Society of Naval Engineers.

MUSIC AND SOUND

Audacity

Program that can be used to record and play with sound. This can be used for both music or just experimenting with different sound waves.

Math Science Music

Free toolkit for teaching, bringing together the best resources in math, science and music. Designed for students of all ages.

MAKERS

Makey Makey

Turn everyday objects that can conduct at least a tiny bit of electricity into touchpads and combine them with the internet.

Maker Kids

They run weekly programs and camps on topics like Minecraft, 3D printing, videogame programming with Scratch, Arduino, remote control, and electronics.

Maker Shed

Fun, doable projects with arduino boards for people of all ages.

Thingiverse

Designs, lesson plans, picture gallery, and challenges created by MakerBot.

SPACE

NASA Wavelength

Find over 500 lesson plans designed specifically for informal learning settings.

Generation Beyond

This Lockheed Martin Initiative offers lesson plans, family activities, and a virtual field trip related to space.

NASA for Educators

Find hundreds of different resources for STEM programs in general and how to get involved with NASA.

MATHEMATICS

Math Aids

Free math worksheets that are randomly and dynamically generated which allows you to make an unlimited number of printable worksheets to your specifications.

Centre for Innovation

A focus for research and curriculum development in mathematics teaching and learning.

Symbolab

An advanced math education tool; it allows users to learn, practice, and discover math topics using mathematical symbols and scientific notations as well as text.

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