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NASA’s STEM Engagement

NASA has long held a culture of using evidence to inform its endeavors. As an Agency at the cutting edge of exploration, scientific discovery, and technological development, NASA believes that frequently and thoroughly examining and evaluating its programs, missions, and projects leads to future success. NASA STEM Engagement is committed to strong evidence-building practices, and the Office of STEM Engagement performance assessment and evaluation strategy with three key components – performance and evaluation activities and a learning agenda – is one critical tool in systematic evidence-building used to identify the priorities we believe will help build the next generation of explorers.

Code® is an education innovation nonprofit dedicated to the vision that every student in every school can learn computer science as part of their core K-12 education. We expand access to computer science in schools, with a focus on increasing participation by young women and students from other underrepresented groups. The leading provider of K-12 computer science curriculum in the largest school districts in the United States, also organizes the annual Hour of Code campaign, which has engaged more than 15% of all students in the world. is supported by generous donors including Microsoft, Amazon, Google and many others.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy offers many free video lessons, practice exercises, and quizzes covering various STEM topics. Whether in mathematics, computer programming, or physics, students can find comprehensive resources to reinforce their understanding and acquire new skills.

EPA Students

This website provides K-12 students and educators with access to quality homework resources, lesson plans and project ideas for learning and teaching about the environment.  Environmental education (EE) is a multi-disciplinary approach to learning about environmental issues that enhances knowledge, builds critical thinking skills, and helps students make informed and responsible decisions.


STEMworks is a searchable online honor roll of high-quality science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education programs. STEMworks helps companies, states, and individuals make smart investments in their communities by evaluating and cataloging programs that meet rigorous and results-driven design principles (PDF). Part of their mission is to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults.

Science Buddies

Science Buddies offers an extensive library of STEM project ideas, resources, and guides for students of all ages. From simple experiments to complex research projects, students can find inspiration and guidance to undertake hands-on investigations and explore their scientific interests.

USGS: Teacher Resources for Water Education

Water information is fundamental to national and local economic well-being, protection of life and property, and effective management of the Nation’s water resources. The USGS works with partners to monitor, assess, conduct targeted research, and deliver information on a wide range of water resources and conditions including streamflow, groundwater, water quality, and water use and availability.


The GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) Program is an international science and education program that focuses on promoting scientific literacy and building connections between people passionate about the environment. GLOBE has three primary goals: increasing environmental awareness, contributing to increased scientific understanding of the Earth and supporting improved student achievement in science and mathematics. By participating in GLOBE, students, teachers, researchers and lifelong learners can connect with the program’s global community.