STEM & Makerspace

Ideas and inspiration for STEM Education and Makerspace learning.

  • Essential activities for essential STEM lessons: Design a spacesuit7:08

    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.

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  • Essential activities for essential STEM lessons: Clearing the water7:32

    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.

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  • Physics of the fidget spinner for elementary and middle school8:55

    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.

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  • How to build a Wiggle Bot to teach engineering and design2:55

    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.

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  • All about Science Olympiad: How to start a team, tips for new coaches, and more.30:25

    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.

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  • Cash for your class – how to land that education grant.

    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.

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  • Hands-on STEM made easy.

    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.

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  • 5 things to know about science grants (and 9 steps to win one)

    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.

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  • 11 things you may not know about eye protection.

    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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  • Inspire the Next Generation of STEM Professionals

    Inspire the Next Generation of STEM Professionals

    NGSS-aligned activity kits. ~Learn More~#

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  • Get the scoop on scopes: Digital microscopes8:46

    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.

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  • How to find safety gloves that fit your needs like…well, a glove.

    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.

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  • Code Your Own Drone

    Code Your Own Drone

    Makeblock Airblock Drone ~Go for a spin~#

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  • Chemicals in the classroom – a quick guide to safety and purity.

    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.

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