Secondary (9-12)

Building Big

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PBS's Building Big explores large structures and what it takes to build them. The site also includes interactive labs and educator's guides. For grades 9 and up.

The Greatest Engineering Achievments

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Through The Greatest Engineering Achievements, students can explore a list of the top 20 achievements and learn how engineering shaped our world. For grades 9 and up.

The Actuarial Foundation

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Through the Actuarial Foundation's Plan, Save, Succeed program students will understand how a budget is created and how it can support good financial decision-making. Students will learn that mastery of fractions, decimals and percentages can help address real-world situations. Students will begin to consider the role that saving plays in financial planning. For grades 9 and up.

Compare Cards Education

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CompareCards's Student Education Center offers downloadable lesson plans for 1st graders through high school students about building credit and investing. For all grade levels.

Teach Engineering: curriculum for K-12 teachers

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Teach Engineering offers a database of standards-based lessons and activities focused on teaching the fundamentals of engineering. For all grade levels. 

Science of Cooking

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In the Science of Cooking, students will find recipes, activities, and webcasts focused on educating them on the science behind their ingredients and recipes that make their dishes tasty. For grades 9 and up.

Science of Soil

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From the Ground Up: science of soil is a joint project implemented by Nutrients for Life Foundation and Discovery Education. This site provides resources for parents and teachers alike. There are interactive lessons, virtual tours, and topics worth exploring such as sustainability. For grades 9 to 12.

Food & Nutrition Service

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This is a handy government website that FACS teachers may use for teaching about food and nutrition and how the government regulates it. For grades 9 and up.

Family Consumer Sciences

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Family Consumer Sciences is a website built for FACS teachers providing lessons in all FACS' various content areas, resources, find upcoming professional development and more. For grades 9 and up.

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

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The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum offers STEM in 30, an interactive classroom program consisting of 30-minute live webcasts that engage middle school students in STEM topics ranging from WWI airplanes to rovers on Mars.  For grades 9 and up.

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