STEM Resources

Resources for Virtual Math Mashup


Activities for Four Color Theorem


USA Map


STEM Bingo Challenge


To help encourage children to explore the world around them, the North Central STEM Region created a STEM Bingo Challenge Board containing simple activities requiring few household materials and designed to inspire kids all summer long! Download your copy here:


STEM Bingo Challenge


STEM Challenges Featured in our Newsletters


Chromatography Butterfly


Dancing Rice


Exploring Fall Foliage


North Central Region Camp Opportunities


AstroCamp and other summer programs with ISU Extension and Outreach: Story County

The College of Design at Iowa State University offers an immersive, on-campus experience that provide youth with a sense of what it is like to be a student in the college.
https://www.extension.iastate.edu/story/sites/www.extension.iastate.edu/files/story/Summer%20Youth%20Programs%20Flyer.pdf


Design Camp

The College of Design at Iowa State University offers an immersive, on-campus experience that provide youth with a sense of what it is like to be a student in the college.
https://www.design.iastate.edu/future-students/k-12-experiences/k12outreach/


Iowa State Engineering Kids Camps

ISEK Camps are a great way to learn more about how engineers solve problems, get creative, and innovate cool solutions.
https://www.isek.iastate.edu/camp/


Go Further Girls STEM Conference 

Go Further Girls STEM Conference is a one-day conference on the Iowa State campus for middle school and high school girls to learn about STEM fields and how to infuse their passions within a career.
https://www.wise.iastate.edu/outreach/gofurther-


Iowa State Pre-college Programs and Activities for Pre-K through 12th Graders

Learning is made fun for students of all ages through Iowa State's Programs for Youth. Each year, Iowa State hosts students for field trips, summer camps, and other enrichment experiences both on and off campus.
http://www.ispy.iastate.edu/


NIACC Summer Camps


https://www.niacc.edu/community/summer-camps/


NIACC Verizon Innovative Learning

Three-week intensive learning experience for local middle schools across North Iowa will have the opportunity to attend courses at NIACC in augmented and virtual reality, coding, 3D design, entrepreneurship and design thinking principles.


https://www.nacce.com/vil21regformgirls


Iowa Valley Community College STEM Camp for Girls, 5th-7th Grade
www.iowavalley.com and click on Take a Class and Kids Section of the Catalog


ECC STEM Camp


Ellsworth Community College hosts a summer STEM Camp, which falls every year in July. Activities are designed for students entering 4th -8th grades in the fall, and cover a variety of STEM-related topics.


https://ce.iavalley.edu/take-a-class/summer-youth-programs/ecc-stem-camp/


Iowa Valley Kids in College


https://ce.iavalley.edu/take-a-class/summer-youth-programs/kids-in-colle...


STEM Teachable Moment


In response to the sudden shift from classroom learning to at home learning, the STEM Council has launched Teachable Moment - a collection of lessons and activities that are right at your fingertips and easy to implement at home. Students, parents and educators will find free access to resources from STEM Scale-Up Program providers, direct links to our Pinterest boards and some of our favorite pinned activities, lessons from partners and much more.


Check out Teachable Moment today at www.IowaSTEM.gov/TeachableMoment.