STEM Lending Center

The IU8 lending center has a myriad of STEM-related instructional tools and equipment for all classrooms. The encourage student-centered approach to learning that promotes curiosity, creativity, artistic expression, collaboration, communication, problem solving, critical thinking and design thinking. These resources have been purchased for IU8 districts and libraries through partnerships with the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation, UPMC, and CSB2 Ecosystem (funded by PAsmart Advancing Grant). These tools and resources are a great compliment to any classroom to help create STEM fluent and STEM skilled citizens.

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Stem Rocks

Stem Rocks

IU 8 received a grant from the Grable Foundation to increase access and outreach to our rural schools and communities.









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Career Videos

Career Videos

Funding from the Grable Foundation enabled IU 8 staff to tour local industries and interview a variety of levels of employees in the STEM field.

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MyTurn - IU 8

MyTurn - IU 8

MyTurn is the platform of the IU8 lending center has a myriad of STEM-related instructional tools and equipment for all classrooms.

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MyTurn - CSB2

MyTurn - CSB2

MyTurn is the platform of the IU8 lending center that has a myriad of STEM-related instructional tools and equipment for all classrooms. This site is specifically for the public libraries in the CSB2 Ecosystem.

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Trainings

Trainings

At IU8, we offer and facilitate a wide variety of trainings. STEM tools and concepts have been a focus over the last few years. In this section, you will find information about upcoming face-to-face trainings.

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Board Game Tutorials

Board Game Tutorials

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Student Programs

Student Programs

IU 8 has coordinated student programs for nearly all of our 50 years. From reading competitions to Quiz Bowls, to Math 24 Tournaments, to First Lego League and ATOMS (Advanced Training of Math and Science Scholars) day camps, several of them have a strong connection to STEM.

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