K-12 Parent & Student Resources

30 Day Lego Challenge >

Daily building projects to challenge your creativity and engineering skills.

Athletes for Computer Science >

Take part in free weekly live interactive coding classes for all ages interested in coding.

Camp Wonderopolis >

Free online summer-learning destination that's full of fun, interactive STEM and literacy-building topics boosted by Maker experiments!

Children's Museum Houston >

Online resources available for students and teachers, and numerous virtual events to keep you child learning.

College Board >

Up to date information on AP College exams, as well as links to online review sessions by test.

Daily Do by NSTA >

Daily Dos are sensemaking tasks teachers and parents can use to engage their students in authentic, relevant science learning.

Discover Data
Science
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Their Kids STEM Guide provides encouraging STEM Activities for students in grades K-12 & beyond.

EiE, Museum of Science, Boston >

Hands-on, research-based activities promote collaborative problem-solving, and build confidence in families’ understanding of the STEM disciplines.

Exploratorium >

Do-at-home hands-on science projects that use easy to find materials and typical household items.

Girls Who Code >

Release activities weekly — some online, some offline, of varying levels of difficulty. Each activity features a woman who pioneered innovative technology.

Harris County Department of Education (ELAR) >

Online list of English Language Arts and Reading area content resources for students and teachers.

Harris County Department of Education (Math) >

Online list of math area content resources for students and teachers.

Harris County Department of Education (Science) >

Online list of science area content resources for students and teachers.

Houston Museum of Natural Science >

The digital museum offers experiences right in the comfort of your home with video archives and virtual tours.

James Dyson Foundation >

Dyson engineers have designed these challenges specifically for children. Ideal for home or in the classroom, they encourage inquisitive young minds to get excited about engineering.

Microsoft Virtual Workshops >

Make good use of free time with interactive online workshops for students. They'll be having so much fun they won't realize they're gaining new skills.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston >

A virtual museum experience that shares the MFAH with audiences around the world, allowing access the MFAH collections and selected exhibitions, films, art-making activities, recorded lectures, artist’s talks, and more.

NASA STEM Engagement >

Find at home activities and online resources for students of all grade levels.

National Archives >

A selection of online content put together by National Archives staff for anyone interested in learning more about our nation.

National Park
Service
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You don’t have to be in a national park to experience a national park! NPS parks and programs are sharing virtual content on their websites and social media.

Pathway to the Stars Camp >

San Jacinto College received a NASA MAA grant to provide enriching STEM learning experiences to students online for free to reduce achievement gaps in STEM education and careers.

Summer Camp Hub >

This guide provides a list of on completely free and low-cost coding classes that children can easily sign up for. There are different classes for kids at any skill level including complete beginners.

TIME for Kids >

The new TIME for Kids digital library will be available for free for the remainder of the school year.

Winnie >

This comprehensive article includes resources for helping girls engage with and become interested in STEM fields.

Contact Information

Telephone: (713) 348-8211
Fax: (713) 348-3825
stem@rice.edu

Mailing Address

Office of STEM Engagement
Rice University
P.O. Box 1892, MS-7836
Houston, TX 77251-1892

Street Address

IBC Plaza Houston
5615 Kirby Dr.
Suite 730
Houston, TX 77005-2445