Welcome to Defined STEM


Defined STEM provides authentic project-based lessons for PreK-12. Our engaging real-world content empowers students to develop the essential 21st century skills necessary to be successful in college, career, and life.

Engage Students with Real-World Project-Based Learning

Defined STEM provides teachers with standards-aligned project-based lessons. Our engaging performance tasks answer the question: "Why do I need to learn this?" that is on every students mind. To achieve this, our curriculum follows the Understanding by Design Framework® co-developed by award winning author Jay McTighe.

Supporting over 75,000 teachers in 4,000+ schools nationwide.

Empower Students to Thrive with Research Proven Methods

Research shows that students who learned through Defined STEM projects have shown improved engagement, 21st century skills, and achieved +39% higher test scored than students who received traditional instruction.

Dr. Genevra Walters

"Defined STEM provides my teachers with everything they need to implement engaging performance tasks in the classroom. The hands-on projects make careers come alive for students because they can apply their classroom knowledge in a real-world setting"

- Dr. Genevra Walters, Superintendent of Kankakee School District, IL