STEM Resources Related Tags: STEM More Related Discussions Eric Brunsell , Asst Professor of Science Education @ UW-Oshkosh Posted 10/13/2009 9:12PM | Last Commented 06/11/2014 7:01PM Blogger 2014 Facilitator 2014 112 Replies 4676 Views What are your favorite STEM education resources? -- I will get you started with a few of mine: => American Society for Engineering Educatin's Engineering K12 Center PBS Design Squad Boston Museum of Science - National Center for Technological Literacy Boston Museum of Science - Engineering is Elementary Sign in to vote! Sign in to Flag as Spam Share 112 Share Comments (112 Replies)Sign in or register to postSubscribe to comments via RSS Newest Related Discussions Show 10 More Comments Posted 12/2/2009 2:06pm Bill Kuhl In watching the profile videos on Edutopia I just have to wonder if they do not spend too much on computers and not enough time physically creating something. Sign in to vote! Posted 12/2/2009 8:59pm Terilyn As a Science Specialist for k-5th graders,I am always looking for new strategies that will engage all of my students. It seems like this is a community of interesting professionals and I look forward to communicating and sharing with this group. Sign in to vote! Posted 12/4/2009 9:00am Keen2learnManaging Director of educational games and teaching resources supplier Biggest breakthrough seen in the UK was the appearance of working models in renewable energy. Fuel cell modelFuel cells have great STEM cross curricular application and are fun for children to work with whist getting to grips with savings the planet! Sign in to vote! Posted 12/16/2009 12:34pm Eric BrunsellAsst Professor of Science Education @ UW-Oshkosh Blogger 2014 Facilitator 2014 Don- I agree completely. I strongly believe that our secondary science courses should have a strong focus on science applications -- engineering, technology, medicine, environmental, etc. Eric [quote]As a High School Engineering & Technology instructor, I am somewhat disappointed in the way most educators look at STEM. Everyone talks about the Science & Math, both of which are crucial, but the Engineering & Technology sector gets left out in the cold. When you talk to most educators, esp. administrators, they look at Technology as whiteboards, computers, etc. Technology is simply anything Man has created to make his life better & easier.Even a cheap pair of reading glasses is a form of Technology.Engineering is the creative spark that allows humans to change their surroundings to better suit them.Let's not forget that without the T&E, there would be no STEM.[/quote] Sign in to vote! Posted 1/14/2010 6:35am Richard H. AudetSTEM Education Consultant Hello Everyone: I'm a newcomer to this group. We've developed a free website called STEMresources.com, which while based on the Tennessee Standards, has an extensive array of materials for anyone interested in STEM Education. I'd love to have your feedback as we move forward with development. Sign in to vote! Posted 2/1/2010 10:28pm Sally PardueDirector of Oakley STEM Center, Assoc Professor of Mech Engr, Tenn Tech Check out these wonderful videos (~ 5 min) about motion and more The Science of Winter Olympics http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/olympics/ Teach Engineering has searchable lesson and activities, with links to standards http://www.teachengineering.org/ NASA - need I say more? A bonanza :) try the "Find Materials" link and see your options be refined as you add more descriptors http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/index.html Sign in to vote! Posted 2/1/2010 10:40pm Sally PardueDirector of Oakley STEM Center, Assoc Professor of Mech Engr, Tenn Tech The National Science Digital Library (NSDL) is looking for feedback in their new K-12 beta version http://nsdl.org/resources_for/k12_teachers/ A great resource for young women and men to explore engineering http://www.engineeryourlife.org/ What are the grand challenges for engineering? one way to open dialog with students... http://www.engineeringchallenges.org/ Sign in to vote! Posted 2/4/2010 2:49am Ella Rogers My students are totally engaged when I include online math games within a lesson or as homework. The repetition and association that games=fun really helps them capture the subjects. My class really enjoys MangaHigh.com, a new site with Algebra, Geometry, Quizzes, etc. Has anyone else had success with online math games? Edutopia Sign in to vote! Posted 2/20/2010 5:08am Jane WeakleyComputer Lab Teacher/Technology Integration Coach Our elementary school is transforming from a Magnet School of Math, Science, and Technology to a STEM school. I am very excited about the changes that are about to occur and am looking for resources. Sign in to vote! Posted 3/11/2010 11:42am Elana LeoniDirector of Social Media Strategy and Marketing @Edutopia, edcamp organizer Staff Hello, A friend on Twitter recommended this resource to me for anyone: The Khan Academy on YouTube. It offers free lessons on pretty much anything Science and Math related (Although there's more math resources available). The founder was also recently interviewed on CCN here. 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