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 31, 2020.

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

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

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

  4. ABCWUA Make a Cloud activity (English/Spanish)

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

  6. Talking Talons Youth Leadership (TTYL) Bird Basics 1: Feathers activity in English & in Spanish

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

  8. NM MESA Surface Tension activity in English & in Spanish

  9. Bosque School Math Department activities in English/Spanish

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

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

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

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

  14. UNM SOE Speed of Light in English/Spanish

  15. Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions (CWGE) Plant Bingo in English & in Spanish

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

  17. ABCWUA Leaky Faucet activity in English/Spanish

  18. River Source Backyard Steward activity in English & in Spanish

  19. TTYL Bird Basics 3: Beaks & Bills in English

  20. NM Museum of Natural History & Science Phases of the Moon in English (pgs. 1-2) & Spanish (pgs. 3-4)

  21. CWGE Evaporation Experiments (K-5) & The Water Cycle (6-12) in English

  22. ABCWUA How to Make Water Rise activity in English & Spanish

  23. BEMP Seed dispersal activity in English (pg.1) & Spanish (pg. 2)

  24. NM State Parks Pollinator activity in English & Spanish

  25. Wild Friends STEAM close-up observation activity in English & Spanish

  26. USDA Forest Service Trees are Amazing in English & Spanish

  27. Project GUTS Paper Catchers activity in English

  28. River Source Plant Identification activity in English & in Spanish

  29. UNM School of Engineering Make a Flexible LED activity in English & Spanish

  30. TTYL Dendrochronology activity in English

  31. ABCWUA Slurpee Science activity in English

  32. TTYL Cryptobiotic Soil in English

  33. NM State Parks Pinecone Bird Feeder activity in English & Spanish

  34. Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area Backyard Plants activity in English & Spanish

  35. Explora Catapults! activity in English & Spanish 

  36. Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation Plant-Insect Interaction activity in English & Spanish

  37. Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project Earth History Timeline in English

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

** June 2020: Pre-school BONUS! Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) Loose Parts in English/SpanishThank you to Environmental Education of New Mexico (EENM) for hosting a Covid-19 safe space where creativity is welcome, encouraged & supported!



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!



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Tutorials involving SparkFun's electronics components.


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Teach Engineering»

STEM curriculum for K-12 teachers.

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.


Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding. It's used by teachers, kids, hobbyists, and designers to imagine, design, and make anything!

Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids»

Check out a bunch of fun websites, contest, games and apps.

Valencia Soil & Water Conversation District»

Click to find information about the district, Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area, education programs offered, upcoming news, meetings and events.

Wild Friends: UNM School of Law»

The Wild Friends Program is an award-winning civics education program at the UNM School of Law, providing hands-on learning to students in grades 4-12 across New Mexico.


Youcubed is here to help students at home continue to explore and learn maths in rich and creative ways. We are collecting here modified versions of our tasks to be more home-friendly, as well as some new explorations designed for learners at home.