A World In Motion®

Our program brings Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education to life for students in grades PreK-12 with hands-on activities.

Helping Today's Students Become Tomorrow's Engineers and Scientists

SAE’s A World In Motion® (AWIM®) program is an inquiry-based learning experience that brings STEM concepts to life, setting students on a path of lifelong learning and discovery. Starting with the youngest learners, from preschool through 12th grade, AWIM combines practical, experiential learning with mentorship from industry volunteers and university students as well as ongoing training and support for educators to provide equitable access to STEM.

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Program Recognition

SAE’s AWIM PreK – 12 STEM education program is consistently recognized by the most prestigious awards organizations in STEM education including the annual SIIA CODiE Awards, EdTech, and Educators Pick Best of STEM.

Recent recognition includes two 2023 Educators Pick Best of STEM Awards--Best of STEM for Engineering and CTE Champion: Engineering as well as multiple EdTech Cool Tool Awards.

Grades 4-8: STEM Sagas: Virtually Rerouted Interactive Comic Book

This interactive comic book includes pop-up learning connections and a  digital game where students use their wits to battle computer viruses. The educator resources help teachers facilitate thoughtful discussions about diversity, equity & inclusion while introducing computer science concepts in a fun and engaging way. 

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Grades 4-6: Navigating the Digital Universe

This interactive, character-driven curriculum teaches elementary students about their rights and responsibilities as digital citizens. Aligned with national education standards, this flexible program can be implemented in virtual, hybrid, or in-person classrooms.

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AWIM Preschool Explorations

Browse curriculum for preschool.

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Primary School Challenges

Browse curriculum for grades K-3.

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Elementary School Challenges

Browse curriculum for grades 4-6.

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Middle and High School Challenges

Browse curriculum for grades 6-8.

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Parents and caregivers can access hands-on PreK-12 STEM experiences and activities based on SAE’s award-winning A World In Motion STEM curriculum. Our goal is to ensure all learners continue to thrive at home every day by providing fun and engaging STEM activities. Check back as we continue to add new SAE STEM@Home™ resources.

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Volunteer with AWIM

Lend your industry expertise to help the next generation of engineers and innovators!

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Special Initiatives

Corporate and organization support through the SAE Foundation helps us fulfill our mission to provide hands-on STEM experiences for all students.

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Questions about our A World In Motion (AWIM) program? Contact our team today!

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Educators learn more about AWIM® and get updates from SAE

For more than 20 years, SAE has partnered with Education Development Center Inc. (EDC) to develop student challenges for the AWIM program. EDC designs, implements, and evaluates programs to improve education, economic opportunity, and health throughout the U.S. and around the world. For almost 60 years, the nonprofit’s services—including STEM curriculum design—have helped educators and leaders promote the school, college, and career success of learners.


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