Teachers

Teachers you are a critical partner in the education system and STEM-Up is here to provide you with resources that may support your endeavors.

A solid understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math is vital not only to your students’ future, but to the future of our country’s economy and way of life.  Here at STEM-Up.com you’ll have access to STEM opportunities for you  in an effort to expose your students to STEM role models and present STEM in everyday  experiences  for your students

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Fun Links for Teachers

Annenberg Learner
To honor both Women’s History Month and Expanding Girls’ Horizons in Science and Engineering Month, Annenberg Learner is sharing the stories of inspirational women scientists. Visit the website for information about scientists such as Vera Cooper Rubin, one of the first astronomers to measure the rotational velocities of interstellar matter in orbit, which led to the current understanding of dark matter.
http://learner.org/

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Women@NASA
Women@NASA shares the stories of 32 female astronauts, engineers, scientists, and program administrators of diverse backgrounds who represent different aspects of the agency’s work. Through video interviews and articles, the women discuss their accomplishments and offer encouragement to women and girls considering technical careers.
http://women.nasa.gov/

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Planting Seeds, Growing Diversity

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) classes have long been dominated by white males. “Planting Seeds, Growing Diversity,” an article from Teaching Tolerance, discusses the many ways to make these fields more attractive to females and minorities.
http://www.tolerance.org/magazine/number-39-spring-2011/planting-seeds-growing-diversity?newsletter=TT020111

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Women in Science at the National Institutes of Health
Sponsored and prepared by the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Research on Women’s Health, Women in Science at the National Institutes of Health celebrates the accomplishments of 289 talented female scientists and administrators. It features a wide range of roles, positions, and contributions of women, including clinicians, basic scientists, program directors, policy analysts, computer scientists, epidemiologists, geneticists, and statisticians. Each profile includes biographical information and research interests, experiences that shaped the women’s careers, reflections on maintaining work and life balance, and each woman’s thoughts on the importance of mentoring.
http://orwh.od.nih.gov/pubs/NIH-WomenInScience07-08_ORWH_508.pdf

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Home Science Adventures

Includes Home school science activities, hands-on lessons, curriculum and different kits.
http://www.homeschoolscience.com/

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Engineering Interact
Great resource for the national curriculum, some technical specifications and classroom games.
http://www.engineeringinteract.org/teachers.htm

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Environmental Protection Agency
Learn how to apply environmental education and get lesson plans that you can use in the classroom.
http://www.epa.gov/epahome/students.htm

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NASA Education Materials
NASA Website has hundreds of publications, education resources, lesson plans for K-12 and websites referenced.  Locate resources that can be used in the classroom. Users may search by keywords, grade level, product type and subject.
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/index.html

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PBS Kids Zoom
Try Science, Engineering, Experiments and Activities from the PBS Kids Show ZOOM.
http://pbskids.org/zoom/grownups/index.html


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PBSTeachers
Great way to connect with education, professional development and inspire ideas for the classroom.
http://www.pbs.org/teachers/

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Shell Energize Your Future
Welcomes teachers for resources and online guides to learn about energy.
Shell Education Energize Your Future

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Tryscience
Experience the excitement of contemporary science and technology through on and offline interactivity with science and technology centers worldwide.
http://www.tryscience.org/


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US Army Corps of Engineers Education Center
This site is for students, teachers and other educators to access USACE’s many educational resources.  Includes a young engineers club, fun science and engineering experiments and classroom resources.
http://education.usace.army.mil/index.cfm



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