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

STEM students build miniature houses

Source: Deb Lange

CEE Professor Deb Lange with a group of STEM participants building miniature houses.

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
  • Discover Engineering: Learn how important engineering is in the development of everyday objects (like snowboards!) and find out about what real engineers do
  • 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