These are some of our favorite "go-to" websites


Sponge Lab - A “global science community” – SpongeLab has a ton of content, including a vast collection of online learning games, animations and videos and images. It also has lesson plans and other educator resources.

Cool Science - Amazing site featuring activities, virtual tours of cool places (like a salt marsh), an ask the scientist feature, resources for teachers and information for students on how to become a scientist.

PEO's How to Become an Engineer - PEO’s educational outreach website contains great resources for students and teachers related to engineering and becoming a professional engineer.

Science Kids - Science Kids is the home of science and technology on the Internet for children around the world. Including an entire section on Engineering for Kids, this is a fantastic site full of science experiments, cool facts, online games, free activities, ideas, lesson plans, photos, quizzes, videos, and science fair projects.

DiscoverE - Great, searchable database for hands-on STEM activities, lesson plans, presentations, videos, etc.  The DiscoverE (formerly National Engineers Week Foundation) mission is to sustain and grow a dynamic engineering profession through outreach, education, celebration, and volunteerism.

Changing the Conversations Toolkit - This is a resource tool developed by the National Academy of Engineering to help engineering outreach groups deliver messages that improve public perception of engineering.

General public segmentedThe report “Because Dreams Need Doing: New Messages for Enhancing Public Understanding of Engineering” analyzed market research conducted for several demographics testing the understanding of engineering and which messages were most favorable and believable.

Wherever you are, we are here This website is a resource center developed for teaching students from Grades K-12 about engineering. Each resource (activity, lesson, etc.) includes the message that it intends to deliver to its audience.

Grades K-12: Teaching Engineering - The campaign was developed by Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec. This video was developed to suit several demographics.