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Science Action Club (SAC)

The Academy’s Science Action Club (SAC) Program ignites the spark for science in middle school youth and their after school activity leaders in San Francisco and Oakland, CA. Currently there

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Curricular Resources from ITEST Projects

The STELAR site has a digest of curricular materials from ITEST projects. ITEST is the National Science Foundation’s program supporting research and development of innovative models for engaging K-12 students in authentic experiences that build their capacity to participate in the STEM and information and communications technology (ICT) workforce of the future.

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Engineering Is All Around Us

This website has information about one of the few curricula designed for both school and afterschool settings, as well as information about K-12, museum and online, advocacy and professional development resources, and a useful map linking to key contacts in each state: STEM education officials at the state level, partner organizations including institutions of higher education and informal science institutions, teachers and others.

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4-H and National Geographic Educator Guides

National Geographic’s site for educators includes downloadable curricula units and lessons searchable by age the material is targeted to, subject, or audience. The site also contains daily ideas, mapping tools and other resources that can be used in or out-of-school time or both.

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