STEAM Resources

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Virginia Education Resources - For Teachers

· Virginia Department of Education - https://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/career_technical/gov_academies/academies/russell.shtml

· Virginia CTE Resource Center - http://www.cteresource.org/featured/stem.html

· VCU STEM Resource Center - https://soe.vcu.edu/centers/center-for-innovation-in-stem-education/selected-stem-resources-for-administrators-teachers--students/

· Virginia STEM Scopes - https://www.stemscopes.com/state/va/

· MSiC VDOT TRAC Training - https://mymsic.org/index.php/en/stem-fair/23-programs/satsum/196-summer-regional-governor-s-school

· VCU Selected STEM Resources for Administrators, Teachers & Students - https://soe.vcu.edu/centers/center-for-innovation-in-stem-education/selected-stem-resources-for-administrators-teachers--students/

· Virginia STEMScopes - https://www.acceleratelearning.com/state/va/ 

· STEM Outreach with VDOT - https://www.virginiadot.org/info/stem.asp

Middle School Students

· Henrico County Public Library Events - http://www.henricolibrary.org/events

· Full STEAM Ahead - http://full-steam-ahead.info/

High School Students

· Henrico County Public Library Events - https://hcplteenscene.org/tag/news-events/

· Richmond Public Library Events - http://rvalibrary.org/calendar/

· Richmond Public School (RPS) Governor’s Academy for STEM - http://web.richmond.k12.va.us/rtc/Programs/RPSGovernorsAcademyforSTEM.aspx

Additional Resources for All Ages

· From Miss Lizabeth with Lyndhurst STEM Club - https://www.titlemax.com/engineering-games-and-projects-from-titlemax-com/

· From Miss Willow: Coding & Programming Terms - https://www.qualtrics.com/blog/glossary-of-coding-and-programming-terms/

· STEM Like A Girl Blog - https://stemlikeagirl.org/blog/

· STILE Education Videos - https://www.youtube.com/@StileEducation/videos

· Girls in STEM: A New Generation of Women in Science - https://youtu.be/Q_11rwb4vEc

· Nubian Village Academy (NVA) STEM - https://www.nvastem.org/

· National Network for the Transportation Workforce YouTube Videos - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGXZlwTHR0zlzsdpFSXNIDQ/videos?view=0&sort=dd&shelf_id=0

· Science, Technology, Engineering and Math: Education for Global Leadership - https://www.ed.gov/Stem 

· Science Museum of Virginia - http://www.smv.org/

· MathScience Innovation Center - https://www.mymsic.org/index.php/en/

· RVA STEM - https://www.rvastem.com/

· Jefferson Lab (JLab) Science Education - https://education.jlab.org/indexpages/teachers.html

· DiscoverE Programs - http://discovere.org/our-programs

· 21st CenturyEdTech – STEM Education Resources - https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/2014/02/17/stem-education-over-25-steam-links-filled-with-resources-and-information/

· TEDYouth Videos - http://www.ted.com/attend/conferences/special-events/tedyouth

· Google for Education - https://www.google.com/edu/resources/programs/

· "Changing the Curve: Women in Computing" - UC Berkley School of Information https://ischoolonline.berkeley.edu/blog/women-computing-computer-science/

· "Resources for Women in Computer Technology" - Purdue University https://www.purdueglobal.edu/blog/information-technology/resources-women-computer-technology/

· Robotics

o Rich’s Robot Musings -http://www.learnaboutrobots.com/

o Leg Control & Design Principles -https://li.me.jhu.edu/robotics-leg-control-design-principles/

o Automotive Machines & Design Principles -https://quoted.thezebra.com/4451/automotive-machines-design-principles-robotics-teams-future-engineers/

o Flow Rigs for Fluid Dynamics & Heat Transfer - https://www.asee.org/public/conferences/64/papers/15335/view

o Karakuri and the History of Sociable Robots -http://www.karakuri.info/

o How to Build a Robot from Scratch -http://www.allonrobots.com/how-to-build-a-robot.html

o How to Store Hobbies - https://www.yourstoragefinder.com/hobby-storage

o Guide to Protecting Your Hobbies - https://www.justgreatlawyers.com/protectingyourhobbies