Alcoa Foundation and Discovery Education have partnered to present Manufacture Your Future—a comprehensive online website that offers middle school and high school educators, guidance counselors, students, and families hands-on resources to build excitement around postsecondary manufacturing career opportunities. Manufacture Your Future encourages the development of critical thinking skills through real-worldapplication. It offers standards-based, STEM-focused lesson plans, career guides, discussion starters, and other online resources that highlight today’s advanced manufacturing careers and demonstrate the crucial role that manufacturing plays in daily life.
A new interactive national report shows how states are performing based on 10 STEM benchmarks. The STEM Opportunity Index, developed by the National Math and Science Initiative, SRI International, and 100Kin10, looks at more than 100 public datasets and puts the results into an interactive map that compares how states are doing across 10 conditions, practices, and outcomes demonstrating STEM success rates.
The Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS) is designed to challenge and engage students (grades 9–12) in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). The three-day event is organized by the United States Army, Navy, and Air Force and administered by the National Science Teachers Association, a nonprofit STEM education organization.
The FabFems directory is a national database of women inSTEM professions who are inspiring role models for young women and girls. The directory is accessible to young women, programs serving girls, and other organizations working to increase career awareness and interest in STEM.