The Galileo website is a starting place for teaching with inquiry. The website has articles and resources to learn about inquiry-based education, as well as plenty of research. Start on the home page and then check out the full set of classroom lessons and examples. The site offers plans for specific high school, middle school, and primary school math investigations. You can also download the Focus on Inquiry eBookand read about what inquiry means, learn how to construct essential questions, and much more.
Rube Goldberg, Inc. develops curricula designed to bring laughter and invention together in STEM- and STEAM-friendly activities. A Rube Goldberg Machine (RGM) is a crazy contraption that accomplishes a simple task in the most complicated—and funniest—way possible.
ASM Teacher Materials Camp is a weeklong, idea-generating workshop introducing teachers to methods that will make core math and science principles more enticing and relevant to their middle school and high school students. The materials topics are motivators in any engineering, technology, or science course as students complete projects of personal worth to them.
The Captain Planet Foundation awards ecoSolution Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to support youth-led projects that result in real environmental outcomes. Activities must be solution-oriented, project-based, and performed by youth.