The Royal Institution (Ri) in London connects people with the world of science. On Ri’s website, students can engage in a range of educational games and quizzes to learn more about science, engineering, and the natural world. For example, in “Fight the Bite,” students find out how plants fight back against insect attacks. In “DNA Detectives,” students become forensic scientists and learn how DNA is used to solve crimes. And in “Shifty the Robot,” students create a lifting machine using human arms as a guide.
SageModeler is an intuitive modeling tool being developed at TheConcord Consortium and the CREATE for STEM Institute at Michigan State University for middle school and high school students to build their own models and validate their model design using real-world data.
Operation Outbreak is an innovative platform for STEM education on infectious diseases and outbreak preparedness created by Sarasota Military Academy Prep School and the Sabeti Lab at TheBroad Institute of Harvard and MIT. The platform integrates an academic unit covering relevant science and humanities subjects with a culminating “outbreak simulation” experiential learning activity.
Into the Outdoors (ITO) creates pathways to environmental awareness and outdoor lifestyles to empower the next generation to become sustainable stewards of Planet Earth. Part science lesson and part adventure, this streaming video series uncovers the stories behind sensible solutions to creating a better planet while the youth hosts have some fun along the way.