Educator Online STEM Resources

NextWaveSTEM offers easy-to-teach lesson plans, cutting-edge equipment, and practical teacher PD to prepare K-12 students for the future.  Need STEM teachers? We also provide in-person, certified instructors in Chicago, NYC and other metro areas—plus virtual instructors everywhere else!
The Recycling Simplified Education Program contains everything you need to teach your students about recycling. You’ll find step-by-step lesson plans and supporting materials including activities, videos, student certificates, and handouts for students to bring home.
Developed by the University of Berkeley with multiple partners through NSF funding, Project WISE used knowledge integrated learning environments research to develop learning modules or units. Teachers can establish a class and provide access to their students. The system records student comments, work, evidence and observations and provides a report back to the teacher. There are around 50 units for teacher access.
The Educator’s Guide to Applying Real-World Math: 15 Resources with over 100 Lesson Plans.
Whyville is a site where millions of registered "citizens" come from all over to learn, create, and have fun together. Whyville is their world. Whyville has places to go, things to do, and of course, people to see. Whyville has its own newspaper, its own Senators, its own beach, museum, City Hall and town square, its own suburbia, and even its own economy - citizens earn "clams" by playing educational games. And much, much, much more!
Teaching the engineering section in the Next Generation Science Standards has posed a challenge for many science teachers. Architecture activities can help connect teachers and students to other science concepts.
Whole class mathematics - Tools for facilitating effective whole class math discussions that support learning  
DO IT - Disabilities, Opportunitieis, Internetworking, and Technology Making Science Labs Accessible to Students with Disabilities - Application of universal design to a science lab.
Nevada Mathematics Project is a collaborative statewide mathematics initiative to improve math and science instruction and student achievement in Nevada. We are currently supporting over 140 teachers from the state of Nevada to improve math instruction and develop math and science leaders this year. We supported over 120 teachers last year and 106 the previous years. Over the past three years this project has directly impacting over approximately over 12,600 nevada students!.
Ford Motor Company was born in the imagination of a young man with a big vision. Henry Ford changed the way the world moved. A century later Ford is still all about innovation – whether it’s advancing the cars of today or reimagining the way the world moves tomorrow. That’s why Ford supporst the STEAM initiatives that grow smart kids who will have what it takes to show us what’s next.