The purpose of this page is to support you, our parent/guardian partners around STEM Education, by helping you make direct connections between STEM education in schools and the real-world. We also want to help you by providing examples of STEM educational activities and connecting those activities to organizations in and around our community.
Resources for Families Around STEM Instruction at Home
Math, STEM, Science, Engineering
Click the images below for ideas on how to easily engage with STEM at home in meaningful ways.
NASA _ STEM at home
PTA _ Learn at home activities
Focus on girls and STEM - Girlstart
Science buddies has a lot of cool stuff.
Middle School STEM at home.
Engineering at home activities
John Spencer’s Maker Challenge playlist
Design Challenges - Teach Engineering
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