welcome to STEM DuPage

Thank you for visiting our STEM Team website; we are part of the DuPage County Regional Office of Education. Our goals are to encourage awareness of and engagement with STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) content, processes and careers. The events and activities hosted by our Team focus on middle school grades and include educators, students, and parents. We collaborate with schools, businesses and community organizations in the County in our quest for all to embrace STEM.


New! STEM Starter
STEM Starters


Trapezoid Area STEM Starter

Around v Through

If it takes 15 minutes to drive around a city, how long do you estimate that it would take to drive through that city?

Explain your thinking.

The Misfit STEM Starter

The Misfit

One of these is unlike the others.

Which is it and whay?

What is this? STEM Starter

What is This?

Find a picture on the internet that supports your hypothesis


Check past STEM Starters


featured STEM news

View the Videos From our “Showcase Solutions” Event!

Small teams of middle grade students collaborated to create videos addressing one of these concerns and possible solutions:

Bees Please! Protecting our pollinator populations
Rethink Rubbish Responsible use and disposal of resources
Learning, Forward Improving virtual education


Congratulations to all students for their creative work on these projects!

Glenside Middle School

Tioga Elementary School

Blackhawk Middle School

Francis Granger Middle School