For Middle Schoolers

How can you succeed in STEM?

One of the first things that will be helpful to you now so that you can later pursue a STEM career is to be curious. Curiosity is one of the forces that improves critical thinking skills—so ask questions, search for answers, and seek out interesting opportunities. The courses that will help you improve your problem solving skills are science, math, and engineering, but all subjects are important to build knowledge and communication skills.

First Lego League Learn how First Lego League inspires kids to find their passion for science and technology.

4-H STEM See the 4-H STEM program areas and learn how you can reach your fullest potential through this activity.

Hour of Code Code has a goal of expanding women and underrepresented students of color involvement in computer science.

MATHCOUNTS Learn how MATHCOUNTS strives to help middle school students with math skills through various programs and opportunities.

STEM Mentoring Enlarging the participation of low-income children, women, and minorities by providing access to more STEM opportunities.