STEM Resources

We want to encourage all students to consider STEM activities and possible future careers.

Our branch is no longer offering STEM activities and we are not updating this list.

…………. some  sites suitable for middle school students:  10 hands-on science projects that can be done at home for distance learning or homeschool   claims to have the world’s largest collection of books, toys and movies for smart, confident, and courageous girls.
Site by National Academy of Engineering has materials to interest young people in the field of engineering. Cool Content and Activities section has ideas for small projects. The SHOP section has books, DVDs, posters and other items for sale.

“An Engineering Education Makes a World of Difference” <> OR <>  highlights role models who have used an engineering education to innovate products, processes, and services that improve human health, welfare, and happiness.   In addition to the role models, the site provides links to other sites that explain what engineering is and where visitors can find out more about engineering.
see Resources  topic for activity ideas, including some in Spanish.
see Resources topic for list of websites especially useful for parents
‘Engineering- Go For It’ is a site by American Society for Engineering Education,
with interactive material, newsletter and magazine; for students, educators, and parents.

A diagram of general career areas organized by interests:

Guide  with activities, games, educational pathways, and other  helpful resources for young girls:

STEM Fundamentals for Kids –

For those interested in computer programming: This guide explains how kids can learn app development fundamentals and better understand programming in general. It also lists different free tools, games, and tips that can help kids learn coding, programming, and app development.

………   SITES with links to sources for various education levels:

find  “47 STEM Books for K-12 Readers” here:

Cyber Security in Education Resource:

Data Science Resources:

UC Berkeley’s career resource titled “The Dollars Attached to a Career in Data Science” at