Today’s global economy demands a highly skilled workforce equipped to drive innovation in a dynamic, high-tech world. To prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, students need, not only a quality education, but also a strong foundation in STEM. Whether you’re a teacher, a STEM professional, a parent or a volunteer in your community, you can help inspire future innovators by engaging them in STEM activities and encouraging them to pursue subjects like science and math. These tools and resources, supported by BP, will help you share fun, high-quality STEM content with students of any age – in the classroom or in the community.
Activities by Age Range
Energy Related Science Experiments
Science of swimming
Find out how Sir Isaac Newton’s Third Law helps a swimmer win the race. BP and STEM education, bringing science to life in the classroom, on the field and everywhere.
Science of football
Learn how Sir Isaac Newton’s Second Law helps football players on the field. BP and STEM education, bringing science to life in the classroom, on the field and everywhere.
College Preparation Resources
Energy Education Initiative
The Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) and the Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS), in partnership with BP America, have launched a new Energy Education Initiative (EEI). This web site provides easy access to teaching materials, including digital guides, curricula, and related energy education resources. This will be an essential tool for ASTC-member institutions, educators, and parents interested in leading energy literacy-related activities.
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)
NACME ensures American competitiveness in a flat world by leading and supporting the national effort to expand U.S. capability through increasing the number of successful African American, American Indian, and Latino women and men in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and careers. Visit the links below to learn about engineering careers, how to apply to engineering colleges and find out ways to pay for college.