The Academy of Science – St. Louis provides numerous opportunities to explore science, technology, engineering and math in the St. Louis area.

If you are visiting our site from outside St. Louis or want even more opportunities to engage in science, we offer a list of our favorite online resources. Take a moment to check out our videos page where we provide recorded videos of our science seminars, in case you missed one or want to relive the excitement.

View the Academy’s research publication, Transactions, a popular scientific journal widely distributed to libraries and research institutions throughout the world from 1856 – 1950s.

Check out our videos page for recordings of popular science talks!

For All

Academy of Science – St. Louis Science Fair

Best of NHGRI Featured Resources: 2016

Best of Unlocking Life’s Code Resources: 2016

COPUS (Coalition for Public Understanding of Science)

Explorers Club St. Louis


The Feynman Lectures on Physics

National Academy of Engineering of the National Academies

The New York Times Science Video Channel

Saint Louis University Cancer Center Music Therapy Program Blog

Scakler Colloquia: The Science of Science Communication

SCIENCE4ALL.COM – Provides a listing of educational programs, resources, and learning opportunities in science, math, engineering, and technology.

TED Talks

Ultra-Condensed Science

World Science Festival

World Science U

For Educators | Parents | HomeSchool


Alliance for Climate Education

Camel Climate Change Education

Climate Literacy & Energy Awareness Network

The George Lucas Foundation Edutopia Big List of Educational Grants and Resources (grants, contests, awards, free toolkits, and classroom guides aimed at helping students, classrooms, schools, and communities, updated weekly)

PBS Learning Media

Bringing the Universe to America’s Classrooms: Instructional Resources for Earth and Space Sciences

WGBH digital media collection—including videos, images, data visualizations, and games from WGBH’s signature programs, like NOVA and PEEP and the Big Wide World—to provide K–12 STEM teachers with high-quality resources for teaching topics in the Earth and Space Sciences. Resources are standards-aligned, and include background essays and teaching tips to support instructional use and curricular integration.

Please Note: K–12 Instructional Modules covering Earth Science topics will launch in Fall 2017.

Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

Smithsonian Science Education Center
The Smithsonian’s only unit solely dedicated to formal preK-12 science education reform and the establishment of effective science programs for all students.

Explore SSEC’s STEM Curriculum and Resources for grades K-8.

Check out Disaster Detector! Funded under the Investing in Innovation (i3) validation grant (U396B100097) awarded to the Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC) by the U.S. Department of Education, this interactive online learning experience teaches players how to analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecast future catastrophic events and how to implement tools to mitigate the effects of those disasters.

Professional Development
STC™ curriculum implementation workshops support higher-order teaching strategies to improve student learning.

Unlocking Life’s Code Teacher Resources

U.S. Global Change Research Program Resources for Educators

Yellowstone Youth Conservation Corps Resource Education Curriculum

For Girls

Engineer Girl
information about engineering through interviews with women engineers; section where students can try on a career and explore the life of different engineers and specific topics related to that field; contests, engineering quizzes, and mentor programs

For Girls in Science
resources for girls to learn more about STEM careers  and a great selection of profiles of women in STEM

GC3 (Girls Creating Career Connections)
uses storytelling to create connections between girls and STEM careers

Generating Girls Opportunities
fun articles and games for students, and informative resources for parents and educators

Made with Code
great site to introduce code to students at any level, with projects geared toward girls; students can design an LED dress; mix up their favorite genre of music; accessorize their own selfies; animate their own GIF; and even program a robot with a green thumb

MakerBot Customizer
create, upload, and share your own 3D design, from jewelry and cell phone cases to bowls, to toys and signs

National Girls Collaborative Project
collaborative research; case studies of Girls in STEM programs; database of STEM programs for parents and teachers

PBS Sci Girls
show that follows young, female future scientists as they investigate many STEM-related topics through personal inquiry w/STEM resources just for girls, and educator resources for teaching STEM in a gender-equitable way

Web Adventures
in-depth, web-based games and mobile apps that allow students to immerse themselves in different STEM careers

virtual mentoring project that offers online mentoring to middle-school students across the country


For Students

Coding Games for Students

feed.nourish.thrive Careers Page

Gateway Teen Science Cafe

High School Summer Scholars Program at Washington University in St. Louis

PBS Learning Media

Sloan Career Cornerstone Center

Student Science

Teen Science Cafe Network

Unlocking Life’s Code Student Resources


youcubed (Mathematics resources for students, educators, and parents, from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education.)

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