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2009 Technological Literacy Product GuideITEAITEA's full line of publications and Curriculum materials is listed in detail. Engineering byDesign™, Center to Advance the Teaching of Science and Technology (ITEA-CATTS), Human Exploration Project, etc.
A Bridge for All: Higher Education Design Principles to Broaden Participation in Science Technology, Engineering and MathematicsBuilding Engineering and Science Talent (BEST) (2004aThis report describes evidence-based programs at the college level.
Access STEMAlliance for Access to Science, Technology, Engineering and MathmaticsAt this website, teachers and employers learn to make classroom and employment opportunities in STEM accessible to individuals with disabilities, and share promising practices.
Activity: Cornstarch OozeeGFI, November 2, 2010Kids love the cornstarch mix, which hardens underfoot. Replicate this chemistry experiment on a smaller scale in the classroom. As students in grades 3-8 test a batch of ooze, they learn about the unusual properties of this non-Newtonian fluid.
Biography ProjectSACNASThese pages are designed as a resource for K-12 educators who are interested in teaching their students about the accomplishments of Chicano/Latino and Native American scientists.
CAMS (Comprehensive Assessment for Mathematics Strategies) & STAMS (Strategies to Achieve Mathematics Success)Curriculum Associates LLCDesigned to boost math performance for students in grades 3-8, CAMS is a research-based diagnostic tool, including pretests, benchmarks, and post-tests, that help identify students’ strengths and weaknesses, target instruction, and measure progress and mastery. STAMS consists of a series of lessons based on the results from the CAMS series of assessments.
CareerStartUNC School of EducationCareerStart is a program that aims to help students make connections between the academic curriculum and future careers
Climate Change website NSFActivities for earth science teachers and students to examine the connections between energy and climate.
DimensionUTabula DigitaDimensionU allows students to access 3D multiplayer educational video games to hone their math and literacy skills and compete and collaborate while learning.
Empower Girls to Excel in Math, Science and TechnologyGirlstartThis website provides hands-on exploration of science, math, and technology in a fun and girl-friendly environment.
Energize Your FutureShellShell is pleased to provide energy Curriculum, to be used in your classrooms
Engineering Education ResourcesThe ASEE EngineeringK12 CenterThe ASEE Engineering K12 Center offers immediately useful, easily accessible materials tailored to all parties with an interest in engineering education.
Engineering InteractUniversity of CambridgeThe site aims to teach children about science in a fun and interesting way, and promote the subject of engineering. It is aimed at 9-11 year olds (i.e. upper Key Stage 2).
Engineering is ElementaryMuseum of ScienceThe Engineering is Elementary® (EiE) project fosters engineering and technological literacy among children.
Engineering Lesson PlansAmerican Society of Engineering EducatorsLesson plans for air powered cars, paper bridges, and amazing skyscrapers and more is available at this site
EQUALS ProgramLawrence Hall of ScienceEQUALS Programs at the Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California at Berkeley, provide workshops and curriculum materials in mathematics and equity.
ExplanatoidsGirls, Math & Science PartnershipAt this website, girls and boys can pick an everyday activity, research the science that explains how it works, and then create a sign or Web site that will explain it.
Exploratorium Hands-On ActivitiesExploratoriumThis website provides access to, and information about, science, nature, art, and technology.
Explore It After School: Technology and Science for the Visually ImpairedTech BridgeThis guide includes lesson plans for technology and science projects and career exploration resources designed to broaden the academic and career options for students with visual impairments.
Exploring Computational ThinkingGoogleGoogle is committed to promoting computational thinking throughout the K-12 curriculum to support student learning and expose everyone to this 21st century skill.
Exploring Planets in the ClassroomHawaii Space Grant ConsortiumMore than 25 hands-on science activities are provided in classroom-ready pages for both teachers and students for exploring Earth, the planets, geology, and space sciences
Greatest Women in Science HistoryUSA People SearchPasteur, Bohr, Einstein…we are all familiar with the great male scientists who have contributed greatly to the knowledge and progress of the human race. Less well known are those women scientists without whose work our understanding would be greatly impoverished. From Merit Ptah to Marie Curie to Evelyn Boyd Granville, the ranks of the greatest scientists have always included women.
Hands-on activities to introduce students in grades 3-12 to engineeringWomen in Engineering Programs and Advocates Network (WEPAN)Students and teachers in grades 3-12 participated in experiments, games and other activities
Hands-on approach to math working for teacherSpringfield News-Leader (Mo.)Missouri elementary-school teacher Gail Iman incorporates movement and games into many of her hands-on math lessons. Iman has students using their arms to mimic clock hands to illustrate a lesson on angles, and she holds weekly lunch auctions where students can use paper money they have earned in class to bid on items.
Hands-on online and offline activitiesTryScienceResources to help you integrate TryScience and science center Resources into your classroom activities, connect with your parents and students, and more
Hands-on Physics ActivitiesPurdue UniversityHands-on activities for physics
Hands-on Science ActivitiesMid-Continent Research for Education and LearningScience activities that will catch the eye and mind of even the most indifferent student
Hands-on Space Science ActivitiesNASA This site has Teacher's Guides, lesson plans, simple models and hands-on activities
Home Science AdventuresHomeschool ScienceIncludes Home school science activities, hands-on lessons, Curriculum and different kits.
How to SMILEScience and Math Informal Learning Educators SMILE is collecting the best educational materials on the web and creating learning activities, tools, and services – all designed especially for those who teach school-aged kids in non-classroom settings.
IMAGINE the UniverseNASA Goddard Space Flight CenterA Teacher's resource that has lesson plans, posters and information, activity booklets and other educational materials
Integrated Design Activity Series (IDEAS)American Society of Mechanical Engineers/Minorities and WomenProject activities are low-cost, “hands-on” engineering projects for use in middle schools math, science and technology classes
KIDS AfterschoolBoston Children's MuseumThis website covers a wide range of subjects including science, math, and engineering in ways that support learning during the school day.
KudoMicrosoftKudo is a tool for introducing students ages 9 to 17 to computer programming.   
Learning360 NSFLearning360 showcases what's happening in STEM learning. 
Lesson plans Society of Women EngineersEach lesson contains hands-on or interactive activities as well as explanations of the science and engineering
Lesson Plans and Hands-On Activities for K-12Teach EngineeringThis teacher resource, TeachEngineering.org, helps teachers enhance learning, excite students and stimulate interest in science and math through the use of hands-on engineering
Lesson Plans, Tools, Resources and BenchmarksScience Net LinksScience NetLinks' role is to provide a wealth of standards-aligned Resources for K-12 science educators, including lesson plans, interactives and reviewed Internet Resources
Let’s Read Math Program In a BoxAmerican Association of University Women (2008). You will find lessons and workbooks with math themes for parents and programs.
Making an Impact With LightHands-On OpticsSix classroom modules on optics full of activities and teaching ideas
MathaliciousMathaliciousMathalicious designs math lessons around real-world topics that students care about, from sports to technology to health & wellness.
MathMovesURaytheonMathMovesU is an innovative program designed to engage middle school students with math when their interest in the subject typically declines. Algebra, geometry, decimals, fractions & word problems combine with topics kids are passionate about; sports, music & fashion. MMU delivers math problems via games, polls and fun facts.
Museum of FlightMuseum of FlightThis website provides useful information for educators and students.
NSF-sponsored adventure game for girlsThe Adventures of Josie TrueThe Adventures of Josie True is a web-based historical adventure game for girls
Peanut Butter & JellyNational Engineers Week FoundationIn this exercise students will understand that the microprocessor follows a precise set of instructions.
Physical Science LessonsReach Out MichiganThis site has physical science lessons from early elementary to high school levels
Physical Science LessonsSAE Foundation for Science and Technology EducationThis site has physical science lessons from primary to high school levels
Pre-Engineering Hands-On ActivitiesCenter for Engineering Education OutreachThe engineering activities and projects provide a forum for planning, hands-on building, and testing within a set of design criteria
Project K-Nect Project K-Nect is designed to create a supplemental resource for secondary at-risk students to focus on increasing their math skills through a common and popular technology – mobile smartphones. Ninth graders in several public schools in the State of North Carolina received smartphones to access supplemental math content aligned with their teachers’ lesson plans and course objectives.
Project Water Education for Teachers Project WetThis website offers free online resources for students and teachers about water and water related topics. 
Raising Interest in Science and EngineeringGirlsRISEThis website provides hands-on activities to use in science and engineering curriculums.
Ready-to-Use Classroom Activities!ITEAThe activities on this website are directly linked to recommended K-12 courses and present a variety of contemporary methods that infuse recent research concerning learning and teaching.
Science & Technology WebcastsThe Library of CongressThis site contains a wide range of science and technology informational webcasts many that would be useful for classroom instruction.
Science and Engineering Hands-on ActivitiesGirlsRISEHands-on activities for science and engineering Curriculums
ScitableNature Publishing GroupA free science library and personal learning tool brought to you by Nature Publishing Group, the world's leading publisher of science.
Skills TutorHoughton Mifflan HarcourtThis website provides lessons and activities in reading, language arts, writing, math, science, information skills, and workforce readiness to support teacher initiatives for continuous improvement, foster student achievement and career preparedness.
Some Disassembly RequiredeGFIReverse engineering – taking products apart to learn how they work – can be a valuable design training exercise.
STEM crosswordCareer VoyagesTest your STEM knowlegde with this crossword puzzle
STEM TransitionsCenter for Occupational Research and Development (CORD)Six STEM career clusters provide the context for instructional materials demonstrating the convergence of academic and technical content.
Teacher GeekTeacherGeek.comTeacherGeek sells innovative products that teach students about engineering, math, science and technology while being just plain fun.
Teaching CenterEnvironmental Protection AgencyYou will find lesson plans and activities from EPA and many other sources, grouped by topic on this site
Teaching MaterialsNASANASA's Education Materials Finder will help teachers locate Resources that can be used in the classroom. Users may search by keywords, grade level, product type and subject.
Teaching tool for introductory programming conceptsAlice v2.0Educational software that teaches students computer programming in a 3D environment
The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Coalition The STEM Education CoalitionThis coalition works to support STEM Programs for teachers and students at the U.S.DOE, the National Science Foundation, and other agencies that offer STEM-related Programs.
trysciencetryscience.comThis site is a great source for experiments, field trip and adventure ideas and a list
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