STEM Education in the United States: Selected Web Resources


  • Eileen G. Harrington



The article focuses on various Web resources on the Internet for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education in the U.S. Topics discussed include STEM education programs and projects led by the National Academies of Science and Engineering, the webliography provides an overview of STEM education in the country, and the existing landscape of STEM education in both formal and information education settings.


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How to Cite

Harrington, E. G. (2015). STEM Education in the United States: Selected Web Resources. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, (81).



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