The following list offers links to S.T.E.M. related opportunities and resources. For specific curriculum options, please see our Curriculum Resource Page.
STEM Opportunities for Arizona Homeschoolers (SOAH) Facebook Group
SOAH is a closed Facebook group of Arizona homeschool families who wish to share information and connect with each other about opportunities to enrich our children’s home educations in the area of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. We are also a group that encourages participation academic competitions. The two articles below were written by SOAH admins Kathryn Graunke and Mary Ann Ekstrom for AFHE’s magazine, Homeschool Arizona.
- SOAH – Learning Adventure 2014 An article written for parents of STEM gifted kids with tips on how to develop those talents and incorporate fun STEM learning in the homeschool setting. There is a short summary of different STEM competitions.
- SOAH – Convention Intro 2016 An article filled with real life examples of homeschool families who incorporated STEM competitions into their curriculum. Successes of other homeschool families are highlighted in order to inspire families to get involved.
STEM Innovation Spotlight Resource Guide
This resource guide contains information from many different organizations who provide STEM resources to educators. It was provided by GCU at a STEM event they hosted.
Arizona Homeschool Science Fair
Arizona Science Center Homeschool Classes
First Lego League (Robotics)
Spark App League
Engineering for Kids
AMC8 Math Competition
AMC 10/12 Math Competition
AP and Advanced Classes*
*If seeking college credit for online classes, please contact potential universities to verify if/how online courses will be issued credit.
Johns Hopkins Center for Gifted and Talented Youth Classes
Stanford University Gifted and Talented Youth Classes
PA Homeschoolers AP Classes
Coursera Free Online University Courses
Apps & Games That Support S.T.E.M. Learning
10 Must-Download STEM iPad Apps for Kids (The Maker Mom)
Educational Apps for Kids (CoolTechMom.com)