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


Great Horned Owls STEM Starter

Great Horned Owls

These are male & female Great Horned Owls.
Write 5 things you know about owls.

Great Horned Owls STEM Starter

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Ever Given

If you worked for the Suez Canal Port Authority scheduling convoys crossing the canal, what information would you need in order to manage the traffic most efficiently?

Surface Tension STEM Starter

Surface Tension

Some insects can walk on water. How do you think they do it?


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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