Extra-curricular Programs for Youth
- Engineering is Elementary
Engineering is Elementary increases students' interest in and confidence about engineering. EiE's 20 units present fun, engaging engineering challenges that allow students to apply science knowledge.
- How To Smile Dot Org
SMILE is collecting the best educational materials on the web and creating learning activities, tools, and services – all designed especially for those who teach school-aged kids in non-classroom settings.
- Kids Invent
Kids Invent! provides innovation-based kids science activities for children ages 7 - 15. We develop, publish and distribute learning activities for after school, in school, home school, summer, holiday and vacation camps, museum workshops, & more.
- Maker Education Initiative
The mission of the Maker Education Initiative is to create more opportunities for young people to make, and, by making, build confidence, foster creativity, and spark interest in science, technology, engineering, math, the arts—and learning as a whole.
- MakeZine: Education
We believe that making can transform the way we all learn, from preschoolers through retirees.
- Oregon Robotics Tournament and Outreach Program
The Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program (ORTOP) is committed to increasing the number of Oregon students pursuing engineering degrees & entering technical careers (A national robotics tournament - FIRST LEGO League - sponsored by LEGO®).
- Saturday Academy
Saturday Academy’s innovative programs are open to all students in grades 2 through 12 emphasizing, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
- STEMWorks Database
A database of programs that deepen young people's learning in STEM. The database aims to be a critical resource for funders, program developers and STEM advocates alike.
- The Coalition for Science Afterschool
The Coalition for Science After School strives to make science, technology, engineering and math integral components of afterschool and summer programming by bringing together the experience and commitment of thousands of individuals and organizations.