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STEMx endorsement

NYS STEM Quality Learning Rubric (PDF) – developed by a joint effort of our NYS STEM Education Collaborative (NYSSEC) and the Empire STEM Learning Network HUBS. 

FREE Engineering Technology Simulations – Each simulation can be embedded into your online courses or used in the classroom. Use, Modify, or Share for free under the Creative Commons license.

More Students Earning STEM Degrees – US News and World Report

The STEM School Study (S3) – examines how STEM schools define themselves, the strategies they use, and the student experience.

Girl Scout STEM Badge – The Girl Scouts and several local companies are teaming up to reduce the gender gap in the study of science, technology, engineering and math (collectively known as STEM)

 STANDARDS FOR ENGINEERING EDUCATION IN K-12, is available for immediate release. To obtain a copy, contact the Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138, e-mail news@nas.edu, or visit the National Academies Press at http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=12990. (Free download of full publication and/or individual chapters of report.)

Switch Energy Project – The Switch Energy Project is a nonpartisan effort to build energy awareness and promote efficiency. The project includes a feature length documentary, the world’s only video librarydedicated to energy and a soon-to-be-released K-12 video and companion curriculum program co-developed by NEED.org. Watch the trailer for Switch here.

  • The Switch Education Edition DVD is specially designed for classroom use and features the full documentary, chapters categorized by resource type and energy issue to pair with curriculum, as well as a Discussion and Learning Guide created with innovative ideas submitted and tested by teachers. It includes discussion questions, ideas for incorporating Switch web videos into coursework, resources for leading a campus efficiency drive and more.Shown at movie theaters and film festivals across the country, as well as at over 300 universities, Switch features exclusive interviews with the world’s most renowned energy experts from government, industry and academia, as well as visits to the energy facilities never before seen on film.
  • Educators can order a free copy here. If you wish to request a bulk order for a conference or teacher training session, please email recklund@arcosfilms.com.

PBS KIDS’ Design Squad Nation – Design Squad introduces students to engineering by offering STEM-related videos and a community for kids/teens to get inspired and share creative ideas. We also have a Parents and Educators section with STEM guides, lessons and classroom-ready resources

(PDF) Engineering in the K-12 STEM Standards of the 50 U.S. States: An Analysis of Presence and Extent.

STEM Magazine – S.T.E.M. Magazine is a publication of the Carley Group LLC. Wayne Carley is the publisher and senior editor for all content in S.T.E.M. Magazine.

STEM Career – for those seeking and promoting STEM Careers

Funding Resources for Aldebaran Robotics (PDF) and the Aldebaran Grant Packet (PDF)

STEM Daily – One Stop Shop for STEM Education

YouTube’s Education Channel – scrubbed of offensive material.

National Environmental Education Week (April) – Environmental solutions for the future can begin with you!

Masters of Gravity is an example of how Western Reserve PBS is helping educate Ohio’s youth.

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Next Generation Science Standards for Today’s Students and Tomorrow’s Workforce

Scitable is a free science library and personal learning tool brought to you by Nature Publishing Group, the world’s leading publisher of science.

Change the Equation pledges to create widespread literacy in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as an investment in our nation that empowers us all.

Engineering in Elementary Classes – By WINNIE HU (published NY TIMES 6/13/2010)

Center for Technology and Innovation – A Recently Established Museum in Binghamton, NY