Material & Equipment Suppliers
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This site provides information related to material safety
Midwest provides safety equipment.
This company provides a variety of signs that alert
people to possible hazards. The Web site provides news,
new product information, and accommodates catalog requests.
This site provides lesson plans for technology education
This company produces weekly newspapers specific to each state's history and curriculum. Articles and activities are keyed to state and national standards.
Week: Introduce a Girl to Engineering
This site provides ideas for encouraging girls to study
subjects leading to engineering careers.
This site provides materials that feature an interdisciplinary
approach to mathematical topics.
This site provides information for graphic communication
teachers and students.
This Mathematical Sciences Digital Library provides
classroom resource from the Mathematical Association
Science and Math Topics
The Eisenhower National Clearinghouse Web site provides lessons and resources for teaching science and math subjects. This site requires a subscription.
This is an educator's guide to standards-based science
NSF is a U.S. government agency responsible for promoting
science and engineering through programs that invest
in research and education projects.
This site offers resources for biotechnology instructors.
The site includes biotechnology news.
New Jersey Center for Advanced Technological Education (NJCATE) provides this site to inspire and empower young women with the knowledge, skills, confidence, academic preparation and interest that females need to aspire to engineering technology careers. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation entitled Tech-Xploration, A Technology Adventure for Teen Girls.
NASA provides a wide variety of resources for teachers
This site from NASA and NSF is for aerospace educators.
The WeatherBug program is "interactive and covers
state education standards in math, science, geography,
technology, and more."
This site provides tips for securing computers.
This site contains resources for K-12 on engineering subjects.
Check out this Web site for lesson plans structured for ages 8-18 that use engineering skills.
Engineering Education Service Center
This Web site provides resources for teachers teaching engineering. This site also contains information on camps, programs, competitions, presentations and workshops, and a discussion board. It also has many links to other engineering Web sites.
Institute for Women in Trades, Technology & Science
IWITTS.com provides the tools to successfully integrate women into male-dominated careers via our workshops, publications, products, e-strategies, and technical assistance. IWITTS offers a full range of education consulting services including Subcontractor on NSF ATE Grants (3-time NSF Awardee) and WomenTech Training in your state. Visit WomenTechStore.com for products and publications, WomenTech E-jobs to find a job or browse our WomenTechWorld.org online community and connect with women technicians.
Technology Education Association
ITEA is the educational association devoted to enhancing
technology education through experiences in schools
(K-12). Find out about membership, awards and grants,
professional development, and publications.
TSA is a national organization for technology education
students. TSA provides activities and competitions to
promote technological literacy, leadership, and problem
solving. There are also resource links for educators,
advisors, and alumni, as well as competitions, forums,
Science Teachers Association
NSTA promotes excellence and innovation in science instruction
and education. The site contains information for K-12
science instruction, in addition to helpful links to
other science-related Web pages.
Council for Teachers of Mathematics
NCTM provides this site for mathematics educators.
The site provides resources, lesson plans, and activities
for elementary, middle school, and high school students.
There are also resources for journals, products, and
NCTM conferences and other programs.
Society for Engineering Education
ASEE is "dedicated to promoting and improving engineering
and technology education." Find information and
resources on conferences, fellowships, publications,
and membership opportunities at this site.
for Educational Communication & Technology
AECT is a source of support for educational technology,
or the use of technology for teaching and learning.
Find membership resources, conference information, content
publications, and other resources at this Web site.
Society for Technology in Education
ISTE works to promote the effective use of technology
in K-12 education and teacher education. Conference
information, news, publications, and other resources
for the Advancement of Computing in Education
AACE works to advance the knowledge, theory, and quality
of learning and teaching at all levels with information
technology. Find membership resources, conference information,
content publications, and other resources at this Web
This is the National School Boards Association's educational
technology Web site. The goal is to advance the wise
use of technology in education. There are links to online
courses, education trends, conferences, and leadership
Engineering Technological Society
JETS posts a JETS
Challenge question each week for solving science-
and mathematics-related problems. JETS also hosts the
competition each year. The TEAMS competition provides
an opportunity for students to synthesize key concepts
in math, science, and physics and apply them to solve
real-world engineering problems. The site provides information
and tools for teachers.
The SAE is a resource for technical information and
expertise used in designing, building, maintaining,
and operating self-propelled vehicles.
Click on Student Central for design competitions,
career resources, and other programs.
of Manufacturing Engineers
At this site from the SME, visit the Student Zone link
to see information, resources, and opportunities for
students to learn about manufacturing and the career
opportunities this field offers. There are additional
links to competitions, youth programs, summer camps,
and youth summits.
San Francisco Robotics
Society of America
This site provides news about developments in the field of robotics.
Disabilities Association of America
The LDA Web site provides information for people with
learning disabilities, their parents, teachers, and
Material & Equipment Suppliers
AIN distributes a complete line of engineering and design
plastics in all shapes and sizes.
Supplies include teaching tools for lasers, fiber optics
physics, measurement, and many more technology related
Surgical Supply Co.
Supplies include medical instruments, including syringes
without needles for hydraulics/pneumatics.
Go to this site for lab equipment, including a middle
school design modeling lab.
Charrette is an online distributor of design supplies
including large format graphics equipment, finishing
equipment, tapes and adhesives, foam boards, and more.
Supplies include plastics and related equipment.
Blick Art Materials
Supplies include beads, corrugated sheets, craft sticks,
and other materials that can be used in the technology
Electronix is a distributor of electronic components
and test equipment for schools.
This site provides a collection of online catalogs for
educational materials and supplies.
Energy Concepts offers technical training systems.
Estes specializes in model rockets and planes.
Hearlihy is a supplier of modular technology teaching
systems developed for middle and high school students.
They also distribute lab equipment.
Heathkit provides technical training materials for the
subject areas of information technology, telecommunications,
Supplies include casting materials, gloves, cups, vacuum
formers, fiberglass, etc.
Jameco provides a selection of robotic parts and kits.
Kelvin provides technology education kits, electronics,
lab supplies, tools, and equipment.
This site is a source for laser surplus items.
Metalworking and woodworking supplies include metals,
lumber, fasteners, solvents, paints, abrasives, tools,
Products Co., Inc.
Supplies include manufactured wood and wood products
for hobbyists and educational use. For educational products,
categories include aviation, hydrodynamics, structures,
racers, and wood.
Supplies include technology education modules, kits,
furniture, drafting supplies, etc.
School Supplies, Inc.
Supplies include technology education modules and products,
furniture, drafting supplies, etc.
Learning systems include preparations for technological
awareness, design-based engineering, and construction
Educational systems include modules for technology,
mathematics, and science.
PQ distributes software and training for calibration
management, measurement systems analysis, design of
experiments, and so on.
Modeling and simulation software for middle and high
school students provide true-life engineering problems
while reinforcing math and science skills.
Questech manufactures technical educational equipment,
including robotics equipment, technology education modules,
and custom furniture.
Supplies include a wide variety of electronic equipment
Satco represents manufacturers of tools, equipment,
furniture, and supplies for technology education.
Kits are provided for science and technology subjects
such as the environment, robotics, electricity and electronics,
Go to this site for science and technology education
teaching materials and apparatus.
Educational training modules are provided for science,
physics, and technology education.
Supplies include electric motors, magnets, mini-pumps,
hook-and-loop fasteners, optics, general technology,
lab supplies, and robotics.
The Technology Teacher
This journal from the International Technology Education
Association (ITEA) includes reports of current trends
in technology education, technology learning activities,
program articles, news, etc. At the ITEA site, click
on Publications and Resources. You will also see other
publications listed that are of interest to technology
teachers, such as the Journal of Technology Education,
Technology and Children, and Technology Literacy for All.
This journal supports technology education and the integration
of math, science, and technology.
This publication provides information and resources
for technology education and career and technical education
The Council on Technology Teacher Education (CTTE) yearbook
series provides a forum for sharing ideas and scholarship
on topics of importance to technology education.
In addition to books on robots, you will also find a
selection of educational toys, motors, and robot kits.
News coverage and information relates to technological
innovation in biotechnology, information science, materials
science, and other areas of emerging technology.
This academic publisher provides numerous titles in
science and technology.
Now On: The Educational Technology Journal
This publication provides information and links related
to the use of educational technology in schools.
This journal provides information related to the use
of educational technology in schools.