"If we teach today as
we taught yesterday, we rob our
children of tomorrow."
~ John Dewey
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
The Museum of Mathematics
strives to enhance public understanding and perception of mathematics. Its exhibits and programs aim to spark curiosity and reveal the wonders of math.
offers a variety of challenging problems each
month to increase mathematical enrichment. Problems vary in difficulty, and you can submit your own solutions for publication.
free, web-based Science, Technology, Engineering and
Mathematics competition for students in grades six through
Curiosity in the Classroom
is a partnership between Discovery Education and Intel,
designed to bring teachers, students and families on a
journey through life's biggest questions.
, you can learn about
young scientists and find resources including recommended web sites and
listings of summer programs, internships, and academic competitions.
sample STEM fair projects. The site also provides a detailed
step-by-step guide for developing STEM projects in addition
to information about STEM careers.
hosts a free, on-line, international team mathematics competition designed for middle and high school students. This year's competition will be held in April 2012.
|Sample Math Projects from the California State Science Fair:
||What Patterns Are Formed When Number Sequences Are Translated into Different Base Systems and Interpreted in Base-10?
||Mathemusicians: How to Play Music Notes with Mathematical Equations
||Exploring Binary Sequences
||Optimization of Cell Phone Service in Kern County
||Finding Hidden Sequences in Nature
||Tiling with Shapes and Tessellations in Nature