Carnegie Mellon’s College of Engineering is involved in a variety of STEM-related activities, and we hope that you will find the college to be a valuable resource. Below, you will find a list of additional Carnegie Mellon resources, as well as resources from other organizations.

Carnegie Mellon resources

  • The Leonard Gelfand Center: Carnegie Mellon University’s service learning and outreach program hub
  • ECE Outreach: An organization run by the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department that aims to provide high school and middle school students with opportunities to learn about and explore engineering through short lectures and hands-on labs
  • Mellon College of Science Outreach: The programs led by MCS faculty include shows for science assemblies, projects for middle school students, and summer program opportunities
  • School of Computer Science: The School of Computer Science is dedicated to STEM outreach in the local community
Students participate in Engineering Expo

Other resources

  • AAA Math: Math games and practice, divided both by topic and grade level
  • The Academy of Natural Sciences: Discover what an ichthyologistdoes, create your own oyster reef and complete a watershed crossword courtesy of this Philadelphia museum
  • The American Ceramics Society: The American Ceramics Society provides educational news and resources to advance the study, understanding and use of ceramic and glass materials
  • American Society for Engineering Education eGFI: Provides of tools to boost students' math and science skills, introduce engineering projects into the classroom and expand teachers' professional horizons
  • The Carnegie Science Center: Interactive science museum offering programs for parents, teachers, and students K-12
  • Challenger Center: Space-related activities, resources and programs
  • The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh: Provides a variety of programming for kids across all disciplines
  • The Discovery School: Lesson plans and activities courtesy of the Discovery Channel in a variety of topics, including astronomy, forensic science, health, life science, physical science, and technology
  • Engineering is Elementary: Supports educators and children with curricula and professional development that develop engineering literacy
  • Engineergirl: Provides information and activities to foster an interest in engineering in young girls
  • The Franklin Institute Online: Learn about everything from the human heart to airplanes to the weather, all on this one great site
  • How Stuff Works: Describes how many everyday items function—divided into computers, automobiles, electronics, science, home, entertainment, health, money, travel and people
  • Integrating Math with Science: Activities that integrate math and science
  • Mechanical Engineering: Activities for elementary and secondary students designed by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • National Education Association: List of the 10 Best STEM Resources for all school ages
  • Next Generation Science Standards: Through a collaborative, state-led process managed by Achieve, new K–12 science standards have been developed that are rich in content and practice and arranged in a coherent manner across disciplines and grades to provide all students an internationally-benchmarked science education
  • The National Institutes for Health: Resources for teachers include curriculum supplements, a science fair project resource guide, and a speakers' bureau of NIH employees available to speak to school groups
  • National Science Foundation: List of engineering classroom resources from the National Science Foundation
  • National Science Teachers Association
  • NOVA: Information in a variety of science areas including anthropology, disasters, exploration, flight, forensics, health, nature, space and technology
  • Ology: Gives considerable information about areas of study (most of which end with the –ology suffix) categorized under broad headings of paleontology, astronomy, Einstein's theories, biodiversity, genetics and marine biology
  • The Pittsburgh Technology Council: Provides STEM-related events to the Greater Pittsburgh Area
  • Pittsburgh Regional Science and Engineering Fair (PRSEF): As the only local International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) affiliated fair, PRSEF nominates Senior Division students to attend ISEF
  • Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) Regional Science Fair: The Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science holds an annual, regional science fair. Check website for details
  • STEM Jobs: Articles and information on jobs in the STEM fields presented in an interesting and engaging way
  • Teach Engineering: Provides standards-based engineering lessons and hands-on activities for use in science, engineering, and math classrooms
  • Try Engineering: Engineering related games and lesson plans and help finding universities and majors in STEM-related fields
  • U.S. Department of Energy: Lots of fun math and science games—find out how many arithmetic problems you can solve in 60 seconds and more
  • U.S. Energy Information Administration Kids: Resources and information on energy science from the U.S. Energy Information Administration