Igniting interest in STEM

Inspire students to be creative problem solvers and critical thinkers with hands on STEM tools and experiences.

Start building with Minecraft: Education Edition

Learn in an immersive world that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving. Now with Code Builder, students can connect to popular learn-to-code platforms and engage deeply with computer science concepts as they design and create.

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How do sharks swim?

Learn about 3D coordinate system using physical and digital shark models to understand yaw, pitch and roll.


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STEM lessons and hands-on activities

Build affordable scientific instruments using 21st century technical skills with your students to visualize data across space, earth, life, and physical sciences curriculum. Use evidence based, free lesson plans and resources written by educators to enrich science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) classes with activities and assessments aligned to middle school standards.

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Get hands-on computing education with Microsoft MakeCode

Microsoft MakeCode brings computer science to life for all students with fun projects, immediate results, and both block and text editors for learners at different levels.


Paint 3D makes it easy for students to create

With the Windows 10 Creator’s Update, Microsoft has made it fast and easy for students to find and remix 3D content and create new objects from scratch. Place newly created 3D objects in other Apps and Office 365 Education applications.


Make movies for the classroom using the Photos app on Windows 10

The Photos app makes it easy for teachers and students to create videos in the classroom using photos, video clips, special effects, and music. Show how a project came together, encourage collaborative storytelling, or inspire your students to present their findings in a new way. Then save your video, share it with the class, or add finishing touches like special effects or Windows Ink.

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Unlock new ways to teach and learn with Microsoft HoloLens

Microsoft HoloLens and Windows Mixed Reality transform abstract concepts into 3D experiences in the classroom, enabling students to investigate more deeply, see more clearly, and learn by doing.

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Make your ideas a reality with the Arduino IDE

Arduino prides itself on a community that is inclusive to all. Not only enabling engineers today, but inspiring those of tomorrow through easy-to-use hardware and software.

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LEGO® Education WeDo® 2.0 makes STEM come to life

Combining the familiar LEGO® bricks with easy-to-use software and curriculum, LEGO® Education WeDo® 2.0 makes coding fun and relevant for students.

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Skype in the Classroom

Inspire the next generation of global citizens by connecting your classroom with other classrooms and experts from around the world over Skype.


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