Visit these links for great resources created by other organizations for families, educators and community members.

For Educators

STEM Kit Lending Library

CMSN Ecosystem members are able to check out STEM kits for engaging demos and activities by registering for our lending library. The coding and chemistry kits have been the most popular so far. Check out the different resources available, including robotics and tablets!

Building, Coding, Electronics, Explore Science: Chemistry, Explore Science: Nano, Games, iFixit Tools, Nanodays Demo, Robotics, Vet

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I am STEM – STEM I am Lesson Library

The I am STEM – STEM I am challenge (for PK-5 students) focuses on solving problems in books and is designed to empower students to become proud problem solvers. All lessons are aligned with grade-level ELA and math/STE standards, can be done in the classroom or remotely, and use every-day & recyclable materials.

Teacher Resources

Resources that can guide PK-12 STEM educators in developing quality, equitable, online and in-person learning experiences for their students.

Anti-racism Resources
Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in STEM
Online & Remote Teaching Resources
STEM Curricular Resources
AweSTEM Resources

Professional Development Providers

WPI’s STEM Education Center

WPI’s STEM Education Center offers a variety of professional development workshops for teachers on WPI’s campus during the academic year as well as throughout the summer. The focus is on enriching STEM education in the classroom at both the subject specific level and as fully integrated subject content & practices across STEM fields.

Wade Institute Customized Professional Learning Services

Wade Institute for Science Education

Inquiry-based, hands-on, minds-on, science, technology and engineering professional development for K-12 teachers and informal educators.

For Families


STEM discussions for teachers, school officials, community leaders and the many others. Workshops with practical tips, virtual experiments and concrete tools that families and teachers can use to engage children’s learning.

Parents As Learning Partners Worksheet

What roles to you play in your child’s STEM learning? In this activity, mark the roles you play frequently with a sticker or a check. Any patterns? Remember, all of the roles are important, and no one plays all the roles all the time!

Massachusetts STEM@Home List of Resources

Includes linked resources are intended for use by families, educators, and/or students to support enrichment and continuity of learning during the COVID-19 crisis.

STEM Family Engagement Resources

Resources for educators to use to further engage the families of STEM learners, for parents or guardians to use in their homes, and for anyone to identify easy-to-follow STEM activity guides.