The Academy of Science – St. Louis provides numerous opportunities to explore science, technology, engineering and math in the St. Louis area.
If you are visiting our site from outside St. Louis or want even more opportunities to engage in science, we offer a list of our favorite online resources. Take a moment to check out our videos page where we provide recorded videos of our science seminars, in case you missed one or want to relive the excitement.
View the Academy’s research publication, Transactions, a popular scientific journal widely distributed to libraries and research institutions throughout the world from 1856 – 1950s.
Academy of Science – St. Louis BioBlitz
Citizen Science Alliance
National Geographic Society
Academy of Science – St. Louis Science Fair
NHGRI Resource Library
a free resource library packed full of lesson plans, videos, interactive games and other educational content from the National Human Genome Research Institute and its partners
NHGRI and the Smithsonian’s Genomic: Insights
The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) has partnered with the Smithsonian to provide an online digital publication. Genomics: Insights allows high schoolers, college students, and postdoctoral trainees to share genomics research topics and findings for a chance to have them peer-reviewed and published on the site.
COPUS (Coalition for Public Understanding of Science)
Explorers Club St. Louis
The Feynman Lectures on Physics
National Academy of Engineering of the National Academies
The New York Times Science Video Channel
Saint Louis University Cancer Center Music Therapy Program Blog
Scakler Colloquia: The Science of Science Communication
SCIENCE4ALL.COM – Provides a listing of educational programs, resources, and learning opportunities in science, math, engineering, and technology.
World Science Festival
World Science U
For Educators | Parents | HomeSchool
Alliance for Climate Education
Camel Climate Change Education
Climate Literacy & Energy Awareness Network
The George Lucas Foundation Edutopia Big List of Educational Grants and Resources (grants, contests, awards, free toolkits, and classroom guides aimed at helping students, classrooms, schools, and communities, updated weekly)
PBS Learning Media
Bringing the Universe to America’s Classrooms: Instructional Resources for Earth and Space Sciences
WGBH digital media collection—including videos, images, data visualizations, and games from WGBH’s signature programs, like NOVA and PEEP and the Big Wide World—to provide K–12 STEM teachers with high-quality resources for teaching topics in the Earth and Space Sciences. Resources are standards-aligned, and include background essays and teaching tips to support instructional use and curricular integration.
Please Note: K–12 Instructional Modules covering Earth Science topics will launch in Fall 2017.
Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp
Smithsonian Science Education Center
The Smithsonian’s only unit solely dedicated to formal preK-12 science education reform and the establishment of effective science programs for all students.
Explore SSEC’s STEM Curriculum and Resources for grades K-8.
Check out Disaster Detector! Funded under the Investing in Innovation (i3) validation grant (U396B100097) awarded to the Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC) by the U.S. Department of Education, this interactive online learning experience teaches players how to analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecast future catastrophic events and how to implement tools to mitigate the effects of those disasters.
STC™ curriculum implementation workshops support higher-order teaching strategies to improve student learning.
Unlocking Life’s Code Teacher Resources
U.S. Global Change Research Program Resources for Educators
Yellowstone Youth Conservation Corps Resource Education Curriculum
Breaking the Glass Ceiling Early On: How to Empower Girls in STEM
blog from Georgia Tech with tips and information on encouraging young girls in STEM and a list of links to STEM organizations and resources to help close the gender gap in STEM, including organizations and resources focused on providing young girls and women mentorship opportunities with STEM professionals
information about engineering through interviews with women engineers; section where students can try on a career and explore the life of different engineers and specific topics related to that field; contests, engineering quizzes, and mentor programs
For Girls in Science
resources for girls to learn more about STEM careers and a great selection of profiles of women in STEM
GC3 (Girls Creating Career Connections)
uses storytelling to create connections between girls and STEM careers
Generating Girls Opportunities
fun articles and games for students, and informative resources for parents and educators
Made with Code
great site to introduce code to students at any level, with projects geared toward girls; students can design an LED dress; mix up their favorite genre of music; accessorize their own selfies; animate their own GIF; and even program a robot with a green thumb
create, upload, and share your own 3D design, from jewelry and cell phone cases to bowls, to toys and signs
National Girls Collaborative Project
collaborative research; case studies of Girls in STEM programs; database of STEM programs for parents and teachers
PBS Sci Girls
show that follows young, female future scientists as they investigate many STEM-related topics through personal inquiry w/STEM resources just for girls, and educator resources for teaching STEM in a gender-equitable way
in-depth, web-based games and mobile apps that allow students to immerse themselves in different STEM careers
virtual mentoring project that offers online mentoring to middle-school students across the country
feed.nourish.thrive Careers Page
Gateway Teen Science Cafe
High School Summer Scholars Program at Washington University in St. Louis
PBS Learning Media
Sloan Career Cornerstone Center
Teen Science Cafe Network
Unlocking Life’s Code Student Resources
youcubed (Mathematics resources for students, educators, and parents, from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education.)