The Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS)are designed to challenge and engage students (grades 9–12) in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). Individual students compete for scholarships and recognition by presenting the results of their original research efforts before a panel of judges and an audience of their peers.
For more than 10 years, PolarTREC has provided US teachers a unique opportunity to work with scientists in a polar region. Four major categories of interrelated activities make up the PolarTREC Teacher Research Experience Model.
Through hands-on problem solving and encounters with women role models in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), the American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) Tech Trek helps girls see their futures while having nonstop fun.
Based in Australia, Fizzics Education hosts more than 150 freeresources, including science activities and experiments, and podcasts with teaching ideas. For example, in a November 2019 podcast, two educators describe how they help their learners understand STEM from the early years and onward.
The Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements, in Pictures and Words provides chemistry students of all ages and levels with instant facts about each of the elements it illustrates. When students click on Palladium, for example, they will learn about the element’s role in pollution control.