STEM Resources

The STEM resources provided are those that the RCOE STEM Center staff have discovered in their research and found to be consistently helpful.  We welcome suggestions and hope you will submit your favorite STEM resource by completing the form below.

Parent/Community Resources

Museums

Western Science Center, Hemet
http://www.westerncentermuseum.org/

San Bernardino County Museum, San Bernardino
http://www.sbcounty.gov/museum/

Pennypickle’s Workshop, Temecula
http://www.pennypickles.org/

The Living Desert, Palm Desert
http://www.livingdesert.org/

Jurupa Mountain’s Discovery Center
http://jmdc.org/

Hi-Desert Nature Museum, Yucca Valley
http://www.artcom.com/Museums/nv/gl/92284.htm

Discovery Science Center, Santa Ana
http://www.discoverycube.org

California Science Center, Los Angeles (free admission)
http://www.californiasciencecenter.org/

Ruben H. Fleet Science Center, San Diego
http://www.rhfleet.org/

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach
http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/

Birch Aquarium, San Diego
http://www.aquarium.ucsd.edu/

Devil’s Punchbowl Nature Center, Pearblossom
http://www.devils-punchbowl.com/

Salton Sea Visitor Center and Recreation Area
http://seaanddesert.org/photos.html

Teacher Resources

Instructional resources

Standards (link)

  • 1997 standards
    • Math
    • Science
    • ELA

Free Resources

Administrator Resources

California Department of Education

  • Karen Shores
    kshores@cde.ca.gov
    (916) 319-0505

Other County Offices

  • Contra Costa County Office of Education
    Pamela Comfort, Ed.D., Associate Superintendent
    Phone: – 925-942-3358
    e-mail: – pcomfort@cccoe.k12.ca.us
    Web page: – www.cccoe.k12.ca.us
  • San Diego County Office of Education
    Nancy Taylor, K-12 Science, Environmental Education Coordinator
    Phone: 858.292.3854
    e-mail: ntaylor@sdcoe.net
    Web page: www.sdcoe.net
  • San Mateo County Office of Education
    Dr. Christi Harter, STEM Director
    Phone: – 650-802-5401
    e-mail: – charter@smcoe.k12.ca.us