Activities & Lesson Plans
- Famous female inventors and their inventions
- 5 ways to build Equity into your math lessons
- Incorporating stories of women, POC, and LGBTQ scientists into the physics classroom
- 5 tips to inspire an innovative mindset
- On Equity and Inclusion in Math and Science Classrooms
- Make a DIY Model Satellite
- 8 free invention activities for kids
Explore Virtual Support Networks!
- AISES: Resources and support networks for indigenous students interested in STEM.
- AWIS: The Association for Women in Science
- Bedtime Math: Hands-on activities to learn and practice math at home.
- Code.org: Free resources for anyone at any age to begin learning coding and computer science.
- Discover Magazine: A curated list of quality STEM online learning opportunities.
- Girls Who Code: Clubs, Summer Programs, and support networks for girls interested in computer science.
- Kids Engineering Games Resource Guide: Fun engineering-focused games.
- NASA Kids Club: A place to play educational, STEM-focused games and learn about NASA.
- National Girls Collaborative Project: Connecting state and local STEM projects around the country.
- Smithsonian and National Zoo Virtual Tours: Take a virtual tour of a real zoo and see your favorite animals!
- Society of Women Engineers: Scholarships, Career Fairs, and more!
- VEXcode VR: Free virtual robot programming.
- Baltimore City Parks and Recreation STEM activities: Tons of projects run by Baltimore City parks!
- Code in the Schools: A Baltimore-based organization dedicated to increasing access to computer science education.
- Future Makers: Dedicated to increasing learning around making tools and creative technologies.
- John’s Hopkins STEM: Incredible opportunities through a Baltimore City university.
- KidMuseum: We empower the next generation with the skills to invent the future.
- Let’s GO Boys & Girls STEM Resources: Students today, technology leaders tomorrow!
- Maryland Science Center: Sharing our love of science at home and beyond, reaching every corner of Maryland.
- Maryland STEM Festival: A month-long celebration of STEM that takes place every fall.
- National Aquarium: Experience dozens of unique aquatic habitats—from a northern Australian river gorge to a Pacific reef to a tropical rain forest—all interconnected by the binding force of water.
- University of Maryland Extension 4-H: Learn life skills through community focused, research-based experiential education programs.