PreK-12 Resources


The Checkout Library is open!

Thanks for the interest in our hub lending library. Educators may check out for up to 4 weeks. If you’re an individual using it for a birthday/neighborhood party, we allow checkouts for 1 week. All kits are first-come, first-serve and can be reserved in advance.
Please click into the Google Form for more information and to request materials:
Pick-up available in parking lot:
Collier-Scripps Hall
Drake University
2702 Forest Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50031

Curriculum questions — email Dr. Sarah Derry —
Logistics questions — email Lisa Morlock —

Collier-Scripps Hall #214
2702 Forest Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50031

Kits are usually checked out for 4 weeks, but a longer time can be arranged if needed.

All items are first come, first serve AND may be reserved in advance.

If you need assistance, the fastest way to contact us is via email:


Here are some links Dr. Sarah Derry often shares when she speaks:

STEM Gem Posters:

Iowa Intermediary Network:

Iowa STEM State Youth Advisory Board:

Iowa ICN Board:

SC STEM Hub events:

YouCubed by Jo Boaler (Math Resource):

Online Learning Resources

If you have a link that’s beneficial to PreK-12 STEM education, please email the Hub with a quick overview and working website.

The AEA is a great place to start:

Statewide Professional Development: 

Iowa STEM Resources

Community STEM Resources