Resources

The findSTEMIowa.org Resource database was created to provide access to STEM resources and activities both in Iowa and nationwide. It contains a variety of programs and resources that can be filtered by type, audience, or region.

Title Description
Arizona STEM

This is a link for the Arizona STEM resources page. It provides additional links to STEM information and programs including national and state-based programs. It also gives information about video resources and contests/competitions.

Boy Scouts of America: STEM in Scouting

Information about STEM and how it could be incorporated into Boy Scouts.

Camp Invention

This website provides information about Camp Invention. There is information provided for both parents and educators. Click on 'Register' to search for programs in Iowa.

Cedar Valley STEM Festival

STEM festivals and events sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa. Their goal is to engage students and STEM and also teach students and parents about STEM careers.

Classroom Science Tools

Lessons and after-school activities for students K-12. Simply search for what you are looking for, and Sciencenet will try to help.

Cool Sites About STEM

A list of STEM sites for kids. Includes games, programs, scholarships, contests, camps, and more!

Corridor Parents: Summer Camps

This website provides links to several different summer camps within Iowa. Some locations include Coralville, Iowa City and Hiawatha. There are camps for all ages and grade levels. The different camps expand across several different subject areas.

Discovery Ed. Math Lessons

Mathematics lesson plans for K-12 students. Topics range from colors and shapes to calculus

Georgia STEM Resources

A page on the Georgia STEM website, this site provides many additional links for teachers and include items such as lesson plans, videos and documents. Many of the links are focused on different fields of science such as chemistry, biology and physics.

Girlstart

This website has a blog along with information about news/events occurring that are geared towards girls interested in STEM. There are sections of information for students, parents and educators.

Grout Museum: Science Imaginarium

An interactive science center where children and adults can go to learn more about how we use science in our everyday lives.

HippoCampus Educational Resources

Watch videos with a variety of topics in Math and Life Sciences to aid high school students in better understanding some topics and learning others.

HyperStream Tech Camps

A website developed by Iowa Hyperstream which provides information about technology camps and programs as well as scholarships for all students.

Iowa Afterschool Alliance

A website providing information about the Iowa Afterschool Alliance. Within this site, strategies, resources, and curriculum suggestions for advancing STEM within after school programs are given. This effort to expand STEM education into after school programs is advocated by the STEM Active Learning Community Partners group which is a committee of the Governor's STEM Advisory Council.

Iowa Board of Educational Examiners - STEM Endorsement / STEM Specialist

Information on the requirements for teaching endorsements available through the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners, including the endorsements for K-8 STEM, 5-8 STEM, and K-12 STEM Specialist.

Iowa Core Science Standards

More information about science standards in Iowa. Information about both past and current standards are provided.

Iowa EPSCoR

This website provides a list of resources for individuals with any level of education who are interested in how STEM is making an impact in the community. This website has activities and programs for students K-12, resources for teachers, and workshops and other opportunities for college students.

Iowa Science Standards Review Team Report

This link provides a powerpoint developed by the review team of the 2015 Iowa meeting of science standards.

Iowa Space Grant Consortium

This website provides a list of project, fellowship, scholarship, and grant opportunities for college students in Iowa that are interested in doing work with NASA. There are also links to activities and programs funded and conducted by NASA.

Iowa Space Grant Consortium Funding Information

This website provides a list of project, fellowship, scholarship, and grant opportunities for college students in Iowa that are interested in doing work with NASA. There are also links to activities and programs funded and conducted by NASA.