Resources - Students and Parents

The Utah STEM Action Center

The best way to stay up to date with offerings for students interested in STEM is to regularly visit the Utah STEM Action Center at 

Here you will find information on science and engineering fairs, competitions, summer camps, and much more.  

You can also register to receive monthly newsletters at

or you can read their Spotlights which often focus on students at

And although this page falls under Educators, there are many resources published for students and parents as well at 

For example, the following site is listed there:  While this site was originally established to help home schools find science supplies, the site has expanded and serves teachers and families.

Baylor University recently published the toolkit "How to Identify Effective STEM Activities for Children" that helps parents and teachers know what to look for in a STEM lesson. It also offers 9 examples of quality online resources. Read the full article here: (Citation: Baylor's EdD online in Learning and Organizational Change)