At STEM Supplies, we know STEM is more than a collection of amazing robots, 3D printers, and exciting makerspace supplies–it’s a full-fledged curriculum that demands unique teaching skills. That’s why we developed free STEM resources to inspire and help teachers overcome the hurdles of implementing STEM practices into their classrooms.

STEM Supplies Blog

From resources to classroom activities, our blog offers content relevant to teachers who need help learning STEM teaching strategies or are just looking for a few expert tips to help them thrive. The articles are written by incredible educators and STEM leaders from all over the US, each one sharing their own unique experiences in the STEM universe.

View our most popular blogs:

7 Ways to Make STEM More Engaging >>

How Your Librarian Can Help Integrate STEM >>

3 Printable STEM Games >>

STEM Universe

STEM Universe is an online professional learning network with everything from worksheets, lesson plans, videos, inspiration, and more! Create your free account to share your knowledge and resources with the STEM community or browse the latest free STEM resources and activity videos. Here are a few of our favorites:

Bill Nye Mask Experiment >>

Brain Fluffy Slime >>

Weather Choice Board >>

Funding Finder

This free funding finder tool has nearly 800 opportunities to secure STEM funding. It’s an easy to use map – just select your state(s) and a list of funding opportunities will populate. When you are writing a grant proposal, remember to follow these key steps: 1. Answer all of the questions. 2. Outline your use. 3. Be clear on what products you are looking to acquire.

Competition Finder

Our competition finder is another great free STEM resource that gives you easy access to a list of international student competitions sorted by grade level and STEM discipline. Once you set your parameters, the finder provides a list of competitions, including name, grade levels, a short description, and a link to enter.

Infographics

Decorate your makerspace or classroom with STEM infographics on topics such as minorities in STEM, girls in STEM, the STEM workforce, and more!

View and download your infographic posters here >>

Makerspace Toolkit

Our makerspace toolkit is a comprehensive guide to creating the perfect hands-on and active makerspace. This free downloadable PDF is the perfect guide to bring to administration when making the case for an active classroom or makerspace. Download it here >>

 

Makerspace Consultation

Speaking of makerspaces, fill out this consultation form to get a custom list of product recommendations for your space. Tell us about your space here >>