STEM Resources

COVID-19 STEM Grab & Go half or full page activities: please check the layout before printing.  These partner activities were first released on Thursday, March 26, 2020.  New activities will be uploaded twice weekly thru July 30, 2020.

# Organization & Activity

NM MESA Gravity Drop activity in English (pgs. 1-2) & Spanish (pgs. 3-4)


Wild Friends Sensory Trail activity English (pgs. 1-2) & Spanish (pgs. 3-4)


BEMP Bird Migration & Adaptation activity in English (pgs. 1-2) & Spanish (pgs. 3-4)


ABCWUA Make a Cloud activity (English/Spanish)


Nature Matters Academy Daily Nature activity in English (pgs. 1-2) & Spanish (pgs. 3-4)


Talking Talons Youth Leadership Bird Basics 1: Feathers activity in English & in Spanish


Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area Nature Stories: Creating Stories in our Backyards activity in English/Spanish


NM MESA Surface Tension activity in English & in Spanish


Bosque School Math Department activities in English/Spanish


Desert Oasis Teaching Garden (DOTG) Backyard Pollinator activity in English


UNM SOE Lava Lamp activity (pg. 1) and Make a Mask in English (pgs. 2-3) & Spanish (pgs. 4-5)


CUIDAD Soil & Water Conservation District Don’t Trash Our Rio in English (pg. 1) & Spanish (pg. 2)


DOTG Soil Composition Test in English (pgs. 1-2)


UNM SOE Speed of Light in English/Spanish


Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions Plant Bingo in English & in Spanish


TTYL Bird Basics 2: Hawks vs. Falcons in English & in Spanish


ABCWUA Leaky Faucet activity in English/Spanish


Riversource Backyard Steward in English & in Spanish


TTYL Bird Basics 3: Beaks & Bills in English


content from the NM Museum of Natural History & Science to be uploaded for Tuesday, June 2nd 

** Pre-school BONUS! Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) Mud Play in English/Spanish (May 2020)


Each lesson packet can be completed by MESA students at home with minimal use of materials and computer access. Do all five lessons for the week and send the completed packet (or answers/photo) to your MESA advisor or to MESA ( to earn more points toward your Loyalty Award!

Lesson Packet #1: Week of April 6-10, 2020

Lesson Packet #2: Week of April 13-17, 2020

Lesson Packet #3: Week of April 20-24, 2020

Lesson Packet #4: Week of April 27-May 1, 2020

Lesson Packet #5: Week of May 4-8, 2020

Lesson Packet #6: Week of May 11-15, 2020

Lesson Packet #7: Week of May 18-22, 2020


Bradbury Science Museum»

Discover: create your own science adventure. You don’t need a license or permission to practice science and there's is no age limit!»® is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities.

Desert Oasis Teaching Garden»

The Desert Oasis Teaching Gardens inspire action today and plant seeds of hope for tomorrow by cultivating resilience to climate uncertainty through teaching ecological restoration and food production gardening; implementing and evaluating desert-adapted agriculture; unifying the power of innovative technologies with the strength of New Mexico’s diverse cultural heritage; and demonstrating respect and reverence for nature and humanity.

Dig into Mining»

'The Story of Copper' is an interactive educational program for students grades 6-12 that uncovers the use of metals such as copper in our everyday life, and provides students a deeper understanding of today’s hard rock mining industry.

Discovery Education»

Explore lesson plans, contests, puzzles and games for K-12.


For Girls - The EngineerGirl website is designed to bring national attention to the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women.


Explora offers 207 interactive Explorations programs, bench-marked to the New Mexico State Educational Standards, to schools, home schools, and educational groups.

explOratorium – Explore, Play, Discover!»

Browse activities, apps, videos & websites.

Fractal Foundation»

Bring fractals to your school, organization or event! We teach about fractals in schools, with special groups and at public events.

Fresh Water Lesson Plans»

Learn and share more about water.

Girls Who Code»

For Girls - Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center»

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center leads the way in educating the world about Pueblo history and culture and offers educational resources and tours for children, adults, families and groups.