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Resources

On this page you will find links to promotional videos, classroom downloads and DIY ideas, and downloadable pdf’s from many of our different experiments and projects.

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Micron Logo Micron offers a great variety of links for students on their foundation website and at their student site available here. Take a look at summer camp options for middle schoolers, as well as competitions and seminars by Micron mentors! Learn more here.
FREE Stem Resources from STEMfinity.com STEMfinity both provides an exhaustive FREE Resources list of STEM websites and companies, AND is an excellent retail source for your STEM manipulables and curriculum needs! In addition, they have a FREE GRANT WRITING ASSISTANCE program you’ll want to check out! Find them at http://stemfinity.com!
FIRST Robotics FIRST Robotics provides opportunities for students from 6-18 to engage in age appropriate competition and exploration in the world of robotics through a unique progression of events. FIRST: For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology. Visit them at http://www.firstinspires.org!
PITSCO Education PITSCO Education’s annual print catalog, known as the Big Book, features more than 3,000 STEM kits, products, and hands-on activities, many of which are proprietary to Pitsco. They help students excel with a variety of STEM classroom solutions that are equally robust and engaging.
Reuseum Educational Reuseum Educational, Inc., based in Garden City (Boise), provides materials & expertise in the support of science and technology education. That’s what the website says, but what do they REALLY do? Well, they are the coolest place to get weird science stuff. If you were going to build a class robot out of spare parts, you’d start here. This is also a GREAT place to pick up LED’s if you’re going to do our squishy circuits lesson over in the Project Instructions Sheet tab above! Tech & Science surplus at its best. Visit the Reuseum at 108 W 33rd St in Garden City, ID or online at Reuseum.org!
FAFSA The largest provider of student financial aid in the nation, The US Dept. of Education provides the FAFSA, the Free Application for Financial Student Aid, which should be every students first stop in looking for need-based financial support, whether it be student loans, grants, or work-study funds. With $150 billion in funds available each year, get yours at https://fafsa.ed.gov
Scholarships.com Scholarships.com is one of the most widely-used and trusted free college scholarship search and financial aid information resources on the Internet. Learn more at https://www.scholarships.com/about-us.
CollegeScholarships.org At CollegeScholarships.org, in addition to funding a handful of their own scholarships, there is a wealth of great information and links to financial aid resources, including this great page chock full of information on grants!
The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) provides a convenient map-based index as a starting point for tracing down State-level financial aid like scholarships and grants. Though typically reserved for in-state residents attending state schools, you will find the requirements for each state via the link to their website, like this one for the State of Idaho. See more at http://nasfaa.org
529 Plans, Roth IRA’s, and Custodial Accounts (UMGA’s) are but a few options that exist in the investment world to help shelter your college savings from tax implications. Learn more with great articles like this one on 7 ways to pay for college or seek advice from a professional financial advisor!
Once you are in college, Selling back your text books is one way to recapture the money you’ll spend…The Ultimate Guide to Reselling Textbooks This guide is a comprehensive 7-chapter resource, providing highly accessible and detailed information on ways for students to sell their textbooks. The guide is written by experts at ValoreBooks, an online textbook provider. It covers how to sell through multiple online and offline methods. It compares pros and cons for each, allowing students to make the best decision based on their situation.