Iowa STEM Scale-Up - STEM Cart

TeacherGeek is honored to be chosen by the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council as an exemplary STEM Program, proven to inspire and educate Iowa Pre-K through 12th grade students. TeacherGeek engages and empowers students with unparalleled STEM labs and challenges. It enables teachers at all levels and abilities to deliver the highest quality STEM experiences to their students.

Get a STEM Cart at no cost to your district!!!

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3

1. Fill out the Iowa Educator Application at
Click HERE for the application help sheet – it has useful info to help you complete your application.

2. If your application is selected, attend a paid PD session (6 hours of HANDS-ON FUN plus $120 stipend)
It’s super-fun, and you get paid (win-win)!

3. Receive your Cart! Woo-hoo!

What's a STEM Cart?

STEM Carts are the ultimate STEM solution for classrooms, schools, libraries, and beyond!

  • Amazing curriculum that’s standards-aligned and teacher-designed
    Click HERE to explore the projects!
  • Ready-to-go documents and videos, optionally editable in MS Word
  • Over 40 STEM projects with 100+ optional Labs and Challenges (and growing!)
  • Over 18,000 components plus sturdy tools to create almost any project
  • Supports hundreds of kids
  • Videos optionally immerse kids in scenarios or get them started making
  • Designed for equity, engaging for all kids with scaffolds that support students of all abilities

Click here for more info on the STEM/STEAM/Maker Cart

  1. Who can apply?
    • Principals, teachers, librarians
    • Pre-K–12 cross-curricular educators, both in and out of the classroom. This includes public and private school Pre-K–12 teachers, youth organization leaders, informal education professionals, home school associations and others who deliver STEM education programming. See for more info
  2. How many Carts should I apply for?
    • Elementary Classroom Teachers & Secondary Science Teachers: we recommend no more than 3 teachers take turns with the Cart.
    • STEM/Specials/Elective Teachers: these teachers should have their own Carts.
  3. What are the important deadlines?
    • Application Deadline: Feb 28
    • STEM Cart Webinars: Jan 28, Jan 31, Feb 23 (optional; register below)
Webinar Info

Click the links below to sign up for an optional informational webinar.

Jan 18, 2023 at 4:00-4:30 PM

Jan 31, 2023 at 4:00-4:30 PM

Feb 23, 2023 at 4:00-4:30 PM

Print All This Info
  • STEM Cart Application + Helpful Info (for planning purposes - you must apply online HERE)
    PDF -or- editable DOCX
  • How to Get Your TeacherGeek STEM Cart
  • What is the TeacherGeek STEM Cart?
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