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!

Career Resources for Women in the Gaming Industry >

Free resources for young women that are interested in joining the gaming industry.

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

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

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.

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

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