Fauquier County Public Library

Curriculum Resources: STEM

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
  • Agriculture Collection (library card required for remote access) – Hundreds of journals and magazines covering everything from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture
  • Environmental Studies and Policy Collection (library card required for remote access) – Comprehensive resource for environmentally-related inquiries
  • General Science Collection (library card required for remote access) – Researchers can stay current with the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology and hundreds of other areas
  • Jefferson Lab – Provides teacher and student resources desgined 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
  • ScienceTeachers.com – 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