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STEM learning doesn’t have to end when school lets out. These resources will help parents, youth volunteers and informal educators bring science, technology, engineering and math alive for students during “out-of-school time.”

Documents

Informal Science Learning and Education: Definition and Goals

http://www.afterschoolalliance.org/documents/stem/rennie_krishnamurthi.pdf

Websites

Best practices developed with input from Arizona stakeholders

http://azafterschool.org/promoting-quality/

STEM Activities from How to Smile

www.howtosmile.org

Teaching Resources from the STEM Learning and Resource Center

http://stelar.edc.org/resources

Events from STEM Education and Learning

http://stelar.edc.org/events

Informal learning materials from Technical Education Research Centers (TERC)

http://www.terc.edu/display/Products/Informal+Learning+Materials+Products

Learning resources from We Are Teachers

www.weareteachers.com

OST findings and recommendations from SRI International

http://www.sri.com/sites/default/files/publications/afterschool-science-study-booklet.pdf

Learning resources from Engineering is Elementary

www.eie.org

Resources from the Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education

http://www.informalscience.org

Lessons and activities from Colorado State University

http://www.lsop.colostate.edu/

Help with STEM inspiration for girls from Dot Diva

http://dotdiva.org/educators/index.html

Connecting STEM with high-tech projects and jobs from Dot Diva (girls-focused)

http://dotdiva.org/index.html

Online STEM professional development for OST youth workers

http://click2sciencepd.org

STEM activities and education from PBS (girls-focused)

http://pbskids.org/scigirls/

Videos about numbers and math from the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute

http://www.numberphile.com

Research on best practices from the National Girls Collaborative Project

http://www.ngcproject.org/exemplary-practices-overview

Resources for OST learning from the Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education

http://informalcommons.org/

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