STEM & Makerspace
Ideas and inspiration for STEM Education and Makerspace learning.
5 ways to teach robotics (and one way to get funding)
Discover some of the hottest robotics education technology available, and meet some teachers who’ve added it to their classrooms without spending a penny of the school budget.
Free stuff for your class. (It's easier than you think)
Learn how DonorsChoose.org can help you fund the science materials you need, so you can make your science classroom dreams a reality.
Essential activities for essential STEM lessons: Design a spacesuit
This easy, affordable STEM activity is outta this world! Explore in-demand STEM careers in space science and engineering while introducing students to real-world science and design applications.
Essential activities for essential STEM lessons: Clearing the water
Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink...until students complete this hands-on STEM activity! Explore where tap water comes from and how it's made clean and safe for public use.
Physics of the fidget spinner for elementary and middle school
Love them or hate them, the fidget spinner is more than just a toy for restless hands - it's physics in action! Introduce elementary and middle schoolers to Newton's Law, force, motion and more.
How to build a Wiggle Bot to teach engineering and design
TeacherGeek Wiggle Bots make it easy to encourage students to build, make, create, and innovate as they build, test, and evolve a real working bot.
All about Science Olympiad: How to start a team, tips for new coaches, and more.
Want to bring your most passionate science students together for creative problem solving, teamwork, and science fun outside the classroom? Start a Science Olympiad team! We'll show you how.
Cash for your class – how to land that education grant.
Find out how to take advantage of the millions of dollars awarded to teachers every year with no-obligation, complimentary grant assistance.
Hands-on STEM made easy.
Watch as our scientists demonstrate cost-effective activity kits for Chemistry, Physical Science, Earth Science, Engineering, and Biology to make real-world connections in your classroom.
5 things to know about science grants (and 9 steps to win one)
Give us five minutes and we'll fill you in on the most effective strategies and techniques used by grant-winning educators around the country.
11 things you may not know about eye protection.
We'll let you in on the best ways to protect your science students’ eyes for every type of classroom and laboratory activity.
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Is your class safe from VOCs? We put dissection specimens to the test.
Watch as we compare the amount of airborne volatile organic compounds (VOCs) released from Ward’s Pure Preserved™ dissection specimens vs. another leading brand.
Inspire the Next Generation of STEM Professionals
NGSS-aligned activity kits. ~Learn More~#
Get the scoop on scopes: Digital microscopes
Whether you're not sure where to start when it comes to choosing a digital microscope model, or you want to learn more about how digital microscopes can help you, this video is for you.
How to find safety gloves that fit your needs like…well, a glove.
Find the right safety gloves for every science classroom activity with our interactive Glove Selector Tool.
Code Your Own Drone
Makeblock Airblock Drone ~Go for a spin~#
Chemicals in the classroom – a quick guide to safety and purity.
Keep this printable chart of safer chemical substitutions on hand for ways to minimize risk to students and staff during chemistry activities.