STEMisphere is the online central hub for STEM education resources for young people pre-K through 12th grade in the southwestern Pennsylvania region. Carnegie Science center launched STEMisphere as a community service, to serve as a portal for students, parents, educators and others who are interested in STEM education.
The long-range mission of STEMisphere is to provide access to exceptional STEM exceptional STEM education resources by collaborating with community stakeholders, providing resources to educators, and inspiring excitement among students. Carnegie Science Center manages the website in partnership with other key regional and statewide STEM initiatives.
Collaboration: STEMisphere strives to bring together all stakeholders to collectively address STEM education in our region.
Great Teaching: STEMisphere strengthens STEM education at all grade levels, pre-K through 12th grade, by providing resources to educators in and outside formal education, whether in the classroom, at home, or online.
Inspired Learning: By inspiring appreciation and excitement among students, STEMisphere will improve academic success, increase opportunities for higher education, and develop awareness of career opportunities.
A Committed Community: STEMisphere will achieve a sustained commitment to STEM education through innovation, communication, collaboration, evaluation, and informed decision making. With the help of community business leaders, government officials, educators, parents and other stakeholders, we will continue to build upon the quality of education.
Submissions of STEM resources are welcome. Visit STEMisphere, then click on Submit a Resource. You may also contact the STEM Information Coordinator at 412.237.1619 or email Michelle Howard. The STEM Information Coordinator reviews the submissions and posts appropriate information.
Support has been provided by the Alcoa Foundation, Shell Oil Company, the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, and The Grable Foundation.