STEM Resources

STEM Resources

Recommended by Kate Miller

  • University of Colorado Phet simulations for physics students. Simulations include topics such as Alpha Decay, Circuits, Lasers, Magnets, and the Solar System.

Recommended by Kathy Chesmel, Ph. D. - Princeton University Distinguished Secondary School Teacher award honoree

  • Engineering, Go For It!, an interactive website designed for students and teachers K-12, for fun project ideas and to teach students about the world of engineering.

  • Articles on HowStuffWorks as sources of information and topics to help students begin projects.

  • ck-12, an online resource which provides free STEM content such as textbooks, quizzes, and videos.

  • The National Science Teachers Association for its reliable reference material and help with classroom and lesson ideas.

  • Scientific American as a source of current events relating to STEM topics, and to provide students with a real-world application of classroom material.

  • as a classroom resource.

  • FRONTLINE by PBS as a source of online streaming video content for the classroom.

Recommended by Jeff King

Recommended by Matt DiDonato

  • The Physics Classroom, which provides online instructional content, multimedia physics studios, and guided practice with physics word problems.

  • Pretty Good Physics as a source of labs for first-year high school physics to AP level physics, and other physics-based classroom materials.

  • 123physics, which provides review questions, lessons, and videos for high school physics teachers and students.

  •, an online source of science news.

  • Discovery News: Space, a source of news about discoveries and current events relating to space.

  • Astronomy Picture of the Day, which provides a different picture of the universe every day, with a description written by a professional astronomer.

Recommended by John Yi

  • BozemanScience, a website run by science teacher Paul Andersen, who has provided hundreds of science videos for students and teachers.

  • The New Jersey Department of Education’s webpage for Curriculum and Instruction in Science, which provides a list of teacher resources for classroom science curriculum and standards.

  • WebElements, which provides an online interactive version of the Periodic Table of Elements with links to information about each element.

Recommended by Brent Ferguson

Recommended by Anne Catena

Data Visualization, Online Modeling for STEM