- MESA USA Engineering Challenge Resources
Competition Judges will also find resources at this site under PAC Documents. This includes the PowerPoint "How to Score using a MESA Rubric" as well as the "Technical Paper, Oral Presentation, and Academic Display Scoring Criteria".
- Spokane MESA Science Competition Judge Resources
- How to score using a MESA Rubric (ppt)
- 10th grade TP Rubric (doc)
- 10th Grade OP Rubric (doc)
- 10th Grade AD Rubric (doc)
STEM Resource Links
CSI in the Classroom materials
- Teacher Supply List (docx)
- Murder in the Meal Handout (docx)
- Strawberry DNA Handout (docx)
- Analyzing Stomach Contents Handout-Testing Macromolecules (pptx)
- Mystery Powder Handout(docx)
All Solutions used were purchased from Carolina Biological for $3-$4 each.
- Career Videos (also available in Spanish)
- STEM Career Videos
- The Next Generation Zone (a youth training & employment agency)
Scholarships & Financial Aid
- College Bound Scholarship Program (for middle school students)
- Realize the Dream Scholarship (and others)
- Northwest Education Loan Association, Center for Student Success (Information about college admissions & financial aid)
- The WashBoard Scholarship Search Site (for Washington residents only)
- Washington Opportunity Scholarship
Science Skills Practice
- Khan Academy
Practice math, science, and computer science skills by watching the videos and completing the activities offered through the always-free Khan Academy.
- Video Science
Dan Menelly, a science teacher at the UN International School, provides the short videos at the center of this app, teaching students about all kinds of scientific concepts. There's a growing library of over 80 hands-on science lessons that are great for home and the classroom. These short videos demonstrate inexpensive and easy to recreate experiments that are designed to inspire and excite kids of all ages.
Tools & Reference
- iLab: TimerHD
The ideal accompaniment to any lab work, this timer lets you easily time experiments with accuracy and record your results.
- Science Glossary
Look up the names of famous scientists, scientific terms, and other essential information in this free reference application for iPhone and iPad.
- MESA Curriculum Addendum: How to Fully Include Students with Disabilities