k-12 Students


Students of Boyle Heights:  STEM is everywhere!  From your MP3 Players to your cell phones, from the cars on the road   and even the highways that are driven on , everything has been touched and shaped by STEM. 

America needs you!  You are the future of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)  in America by  pursuing a degree in STEM is the surest way to secure a career for the 21st century. 

STEM-Up is an initiative designed to support you in reaching your STEM potential and prepare you for a career pathway in STEM.  Ask your teacher how to get involved with STEM-Up at your school campus, and sign up here for updates on the website, community events, and latest technology news.

Fun Links for Students

Arrick Robotics
Ages: High School freshman-seniors
Gives information on how you can build your own robot then compete and challenge it with other robots!
http://www.arrickrobotics.com/robots.html


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Bill Nye the Science Guy
Ages: all ages
Online Science activities
www.billnye.com


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Engineering Interact
Ages: 9-11
Includes topics about discovering science and engineering.
http://www.engineeringinteract.org/


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Environmental Kids Club
Ages: For elementary school students
Helps  students learn about the environment and how to protect it through science projects, art, games and more!
http://www.epa.gov/kids/


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EPA Student Center
Ages: For middle school children
Gives middle school students an opportunity to support environmental projects by clubs and fun activities.
http://www.epa.gov/students/


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Extreme Science
Ages: all ages
Teaches about the science behind what makes things extreme, as well as world records and technology.
http://www.extremescience.com/index.html


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Fun Engineering
Ages: 10-14
This Educational website teaches different aspects of engineering activities as it relates to real stories.
http://fun-engineering.net/

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Funology Boredom Busters
Ages: 10 and under
This is the science of having fun with strategy games, boredom busters and weird science.
www.funology.com

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High School Environmental Center
Ages: High school Students
Great opportunity for students to get involved with their community, careers, internships and scholarships.
http://www.epa.gov/highschool/


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How Stuff Works
Ages: All
HowStuffWorksexplains hundreds of subjects, like computers and electronics to car engines and science.  Great for the curious mind.
www.howstuffworks.com/



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NASA Kid’s Corner
Ages: 4th grade- high school
Includes educational games, space exploring and now featuring the picture dictionary.
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/kidsclub/flash/index.html


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NASA for Students
Ages:  All Ages
Find NASA facts, fun student opportunities, experiments, games, homework and research help and more.
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/index.html

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PBS Kids Zoom
Ages: Elementary & Middle School
Try Science, Engineering, Experiments and Activities for Kids by Kids from the PBS Kids Show ZOOM.
http://pbskids.org/zoom/


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Science With Me!
Ages: 4-9
Children can learn science the easy way, the hands on way with science projects and coloring books.
http://www.sciencewithme.com/


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Shell Energize Your Future
Ages: Middle and High School students
Welcomes teachers for resources and online guides to learn about energy.
Shell Energize Your Future


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The Science Channel
Ages: 14+
Learn about leading scientific explorations, watch science videos and play challenging science games.
http://science.discovery.com/


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Tryscience
Experience the excitement of contemporary science and technology through on and offline interactivity with science and technology centers worldwide.
http://www.tryscience.org/


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US Army Corps of Engineers Education Center
This site is for students, teachers and other educators to access USACE’s many educational resources.  Includes a young engineers club, fun science and engineering experiments and classroom resources.
http://education.usace.army.mil/index.cfm


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Young Engineers Club
Ages: 4th grade- High School
Offers hundreds of exciting games, science experiments and activities for young engineers.
http://education.usace.army.mil/clubhouse/house.html



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