STEM Resources

Also visit our MESA Activity Downloads page for the 37 STEM Grab & Go partner activities!

SciGirls Connect»

For Girls - A broad national outreach effort to encourage educators, both formal and informal, to adopt new, research-based strategies to engage girls in STEM.

Project Scientist»

For Girls - Project Scientist is the leading summer STEM academy for girls, offering tailored science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum for girls ages 4 to 12 on university campuses.

National Girls Collaborative Project»

For Girls - Encouraging girls to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

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.


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

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.

NOAA Education Resources»

Ocean & coasts, climate, weather & atmosphere, marine life, freshwater, special topics and events. Click on Resource Collections > Special Topics > Hands On Science Activities to have fun.

Fresh Water Lesson Plans»

Learn and share more about water.

Discovery Education»

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

Nature Lab»

Advisors - Access resources aligned to The Nature Conservancy's research and designed specifically for a K-12 audience and classroom use.

Teaching NGSS Engineering Design Through Media»

Advisors - PBS Learning Media's Teaching NGSS Engineering Design Through Media is a collection of activities and professional development resources.

Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy: Education Resources»

Energy related resources for K-12 from the U.S. Department of Energy.