Planning Supports
 “The children have learned and had a wonderful experience and opportunity to see a skeleton, the anatomy of the human body with it’s organs, the earth with it’s universe and last but not least the LEGO Table. This has been a wonderful experience for my class to utilize.  Everything was used daily, Fantastic materials! “
-Frann Robertson, Pre K 4 Teacher,  Crocker College Prep

Office Hours with Experts

Connect with a local STEM professional or subject matter expert for help with specific content questions. Review the roster of our current experts, or contact us us to address a new need in your classroom. We will help find someone with the expertise that is right for you.

Communities of Practice

Too many teachers work in silos. SLL offers opportunities for you to meet and interact with your colleagues. We offer informal gatherings, as well as structured events around a specific subject, grade level, lesson plan, or equipment item.

Contact us to request a new event to meet your specific needs.

General Community Resources

You are busy! We want to make your life a little easier, so we compiled a listing of STEM education resources. Everything from field trips, to professional development opportunities, to small grants for your classroom.

Contact us to share an opportunity that we may have missed.

COVID-19 Resource Guide
Professional Development Opportunities
Field Trips

STEM Library Lab News

My Big Project- Science Biographies Collection

Today, a plan 7 years in the making comes to fruition. In 2013, I read a statistic that said the majority of students graduate high school having never completed a nonfiction text. When I searched this morning it on google, I came up dry but did find these scary stats...

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Inquiry in the Age of Coronavirus

Many of the teachers we work with voice that they are struggling to make science hands-on and inquiry-based while remote or hybrid teaching. But I have this vision for virtual science classrooms. I was a physics teacher, so I’ll give you a physics example, but it can...

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the Win-Win-Win-Win-Win

A confession: I am one of those people who excessively repeats things I hear on NPR.  Last year, Mark Lloyd’s efforts to provide portable toilets to homeless Seattleites included the quote “If you have moral clarity, you aren't in deep enough.” Which I love. Or...

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