Curriculum Resources: STEAM/STEM

STEAM is an acronym referring to the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics

STEM is an acronym referring to the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

Online Resources

  • Access Science (library card required for remote access) – Award-winning scientific articles, news, research and videos
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)’s Engineering, Go For It! (eGFI) – A variety of tools to boost your students’ math and science skills, enliven the classroom with engineering projects, expand your own professional horizons and stay informed
  • Jefferson Lab – Provides teacher and student resources designed to help educate the next generation in science and technology
  • Khan Academy – Requires signup, but includes engaging classroom resources covering math, science, computing and more
  • Math Central – Sponsored by Canada’s University of Regina, includes math resources and problems, as well as examples of how math is used in everyday living and specific occupations
  • Math Forum – Sponsored by the Drexel University School of Education, provides user-contribruted web-based classroom materials, problems, puzzles and lesson plans
  • National Science Digital Library (NSDL) – Browse national educational standards, including the Common Core Math Standards, and find NSDL resources that are associated with key learning goals
  • PBS Teachers STEM Education Resource Center – Media resources for grades PreK-12
  • Scholastic Teachers – Activities and lesson plans for PreK through middle school for math and science
  • – Worksheets, lesson plans and materials for teaching science
  • Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) – Access standards and resources for instruction and assessment for science, math and computer technology
  • Wolfram Education Portal – Dynamic teaching and learning tools, lesson plans and demonstrations built by education experts