NSBE Jr. Resource Center


Discover Engineering
This dynamic web site is designed to showcase the hows and whys of becoming an engineer to middle school students and educators. The site features an exciting video series and related hands on challenges, career information, engineer profiles, and links to related educational, professional, and corporate sites.
Contact: Not listed
Grade Level: 9th-12th
Availability: Nationally

Engineering For Kids
Engineering For Kids brings science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), to kids ages 4 to 14 in a fun and challenging way through classes, camps, clubs, and parties.  We are proud to inspire children to build on their natural curiosity by teaching engineering concepts through hands-on learning.  Engineering is, after all, one of the fastest growing industries in the world!
Contact: 540-288-1335
Grade Level: Pre-K - 9th
Availability: Nationally

Google in Education
Their education initiatives focus on three key areas: Making learning magical; Empowering innovative communities; Building a foundation of technology and access.
Grades: K-12th
Availability: Nationally

iSTEM After School Enrichment Program
iSTEM Scholars Program is an initiative created in 2011 from a vision that every youth should have the ability to access opportunities and supports needed for a successful transition to a STEM related major or career. The program uses an intensive, immersive consulting model. Instructors, tutors and students closely collaborate to spark significant, measurable transformations in student performance.
Contact: Furqan Haq -iSTEM Project Manager
Phone: 323-249-5707
Grades: Various
Availability: California

Kids Do Ecology
The original focus of the KDE program was the development of the web site to teach elementary school students about ecology, experiments, and use of data. The KDE web is frequently reviewed and recommended, and continues to be heavily used in the United States and abroad.
Contact: kids@nceas.ucsb.edu Phone: 805-892-2500
Grade Level: 4th-6th
Availability: Nationally
MESA Schools Program - (Math Engineering Science Achievement)
The MSP assists students at middle and senior high schools (and some elementary schools) so they excel in math and science and become competitively eligible for academically rigorous colleges and universities. The MSP partners with teachers, administrators, school district officials, schools and industry representatives to provide quality academic enrichment . Student selection and services are implemented through a collaboration involving teachers at participating schools and personnel from local MESA centers.
Contact: 510-987-9337
Grade Level: 6th-12th
Availability: California

Museum of Science +Industry Chicago Online Science
We invite you to interact with our exclusive online content. We hope you'll be inspired to share your inventive genius with others!
Contact: contact@msichicago.org Phone: 773-684-1414
Grade Level: Various
Availability: Nationally

NOVA Online
On this Web site, you can test your engineering skills by trying to match the right bridge to the right location.
Contact: novabeta@wgbh.org
Grade Level: Not listed
Availability: Nationally

Science & Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP)
The Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) provides an opportunity for students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer.  The goals of SEAP are to encourage participating students to pursue science and engineering careers, to further their education via mentoring by laboratory personnel and their participation in research, and to make them aware of DoN research and technology efforts, which can lead to employment within the DoN.
Contact: seap@asee.org
Grade Level: 9th-12th
Availability: MD, FL, TX, CA, DC, MS, CT, MS, VA, IN, PA, RI, SC, AZ and CO

S.T.E.M. Booklist
"To succeed in this new information-based and highly technological society, all students need to develop their capabilities in STEM to levels much beyond what was considered acceptable in the past... Strengthening STEM education across the Nation is critical to maintaining a high quality of life for our citizens and ensuring that Americans remain competitive in international science and technology. Public awareness and action are critical to addressing this crisis."  (from A National Action Plan for Addressing the Critical Needs of the U.S. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education System)
Contact: N/A
Grade Level: 5th-12th
Availability: Nationally

This STEM-Up© pilot initiative will take a community by community approach. In the Boyle Heights area of East Los Angeles, it will connect 80,000 residents to the surrounding STEM Community, consisting of institutions of higher learning, government agencies, corporations and other organizations.
Contact: Monica VillafaƱa, Esq. -  Director - mvillafana@greatmindsinstem.org
Address: Great Minds in STEM |  3900 Whiteside Street |  Los Angeles, CA 90063
Phone:  323-262-0997
Grade Level: Various
Availability: Nationally