The AfterSchool Guide to Indoor Games provides activities to stimulate the mind, games to get the body moving, and activities to help improve fine motor skills, all while having fun!
The StarLab system is a portable planetarium that can be brought to a school, community center, large meeting room, or corporate offices. It consists of an inflatable dome and projector system. The StarLab is a multicultural, multidiscipline education tool.
Stargazing For Everyone offers programs in both the Standard Dome and the Giant Dome. The Standard Dome seats 25-30 people and the Giant Dome seats 75-90 people. Program length varies from short mini-programs lasting 20 minutes, to full length programs lasting 45 minutes. These programs are perfect for grade level science presentations, science enrichment programs, school science nights, teacher workshops, scout and youth groups, home school group activities, birthday parties and special events.
All programs are customized for your group and special program topics are available upon request.
The Phoenix Art Museum’s Curriculum Units use groups of objects from the Museum’s collection to achieve broad learning objectives, such as improved writing skills, understanding of art concepts, or how to visit an art museum. Each unit incorporates images from the Museum’s online gallery.
Explore curriculum developed by Citizen Schools apprentices, covering topics such as: Science & Technology, Media & Journalism, Food & Health, Arts & Culture, Community Service, and more.
Science Buddies empowers educators and youth to quickly and easily find free project ideas and help in all areas of science from physics to food science and music to microbiology.
Click2Science is a FREE interactive, professional development site for trainers, coaches, site directors and frontline staff/volunteers working in out-of-school time programs serving children and youth.
Raytheon believes that tomorrow’s engineers and technologists need to be excited by and interested in math today. MathMovesU®, an ever-expanding family of unique initiatives and key partnerships, connects with students from elementary school through college in order to address the STEM education crisis.
From virtual thrill rides, scholarships and sponsorships to special events, interactive experiences and national competitions, MathMovesU engages students with fun and dynamic content.
The University of Arizona developed the 2014 National Science Experiment, Rockets to the Rescue!, which explores the field of aerospace engineering.
This year, youth will be tasked with the same mission: in light of the recent natural disasters such as Typhoon Haiyan, National 4-H Council is asking youth to design and build an aerodynamic food transportation device that can deliver a payload of nutritious food to disaster victims. Youth will learn engineering concepts, develop math skills, learn about nutrition and help solve a relevant, global issue.
Jr. Scientists will develop observation skills to encourage viewing the Sonoran Desert up-close and through many perspectives. Jr. Scientists will look at the Sonoran Desert and interpret the interconnections to sustain a habitat for both people and animals. They then will learn how to conduct a field study to further develop observation skills while collecting, comparing and discussing data. Jr. Scientists will explore the diversity of plant life, the water cycle and water usage as well as birds, animals and solar energy.
Inspire and engage all children and youth with high-quality STEM programming. Planning is key to high-quality STEM! Use the tools, information, and guidance on this site to make high-quality STEM a core part of your OST program.