NIU STEAM Online School Programs

We've modified our programs to be virtual for 2021.

Online doesn't have to mean hands off! NIU STEAM helps you bring hands-on learning activities to your virtual audience. Check out the descriptions below to see how we've adapted our programs to an online learning environment, then email us at niusteam@niu.edu for more info or to plan your event. Looking for more online resources and support from NIU STEAM? Visit our online programs page.

Livestreamed STEM Roadshows

$200-500 per show.

High-energy, interactive demo shows that quickly engage your students in science, technology, engineering and math. Includes teacher resources. Discounts for large groups and repeat same-day performances.


The Virtual STEM Read Experience

Starting at $850 for up to 60 participants

Learn the science, live the book with online STEM Read field trips. We use interactive games to inspire reluctant and ravenous readers to learn more about the STEM concepts behind popular fiction books. Includes eight hours of activities and experts for the book you choose.


STEAM Studio Learning Experiences

Our flexible STEAM Studio classes can be your STEAM curriculum, whether they’re embedded into your activities or stand alone. Sessions include synchronous and asynchronous content delivery, independent working time for student projects and facilitated group discussions.

Taught by your instructors using our content. We give you the resources to make this curriculum your own. Includes: instructor guide, student materials, supporting videos/media, access to NIU STEAM Learning Community for your instructors, two hours of coaching for your instructors.

  • $950 per 20-hour curriculum pack.
  • $1,750 per 40-hour curriculum pack.

Taught by NIU STEAM educators. We’ll seamlessly teach courses from start to finish for an immersive STEAM learning experience. Includes 20 accounts per section in NIU STEAM Learning Management System, instruction delivered by experienced NIU STEAM educators, access to NIU STEAM Learning Community for your instructors, digital badges for your students.

  • $1,950 per 20-hour session. Additional sections of the same topic: $500 per section.
  • $2,750 per 40-hour session. Additional sections of the same topic: $750 per section.

STEAM Literacy Nights

Bring STEAM and literature alive with hands-on exploration stations based on selected fiction books. We give you what you need to host your own online lit night or we can host for you.

Do-it-yourself STEAM Lit Night

  • $200, includes access to activities plus 2 hours of coaching time from NIU STEAM.

NIU STEAM-hosted Lit Night

  • We do all the work for you to create a magical night of learning! Contact us at niusteam@niu.edu for pricing and details.