The resources included on this page are intended to help educators implement the Design & Pitch Challenges in their classrooms. If you think of something that you would like to see included within these resources or are looking for something specific, please email us at so that we can help you.

Standards Alignment

Each of the Design & Pitch Challenges in STEM is aligned to the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. The resources below outline the topics and standards covered by each challenge.

Model Overview

HS and MS Challenge Overview Matrix

Standards Alignment – Middle School 

Standards Alignment – High School (coming soon)

Teacher's Guides

We have developed a Teacher’s Guide for each of the Design & Pitch Challenges in STEM, which you can use to help implement the Design & Pitch Challenges in STEM in your classroom. While the general premise of the D&P Challenges is the same no matter which you choose to use with your students, each guide includes specific tips and tricks for that challenge. Click on the images below to access the individual Teacher’s Guides.

Pitch Resources

The resources below help community members understand how to conduct the expert check-ins, practice pitches, and judging.


Tips for External Judges during the Practice Pitch and Expert Check-Ins 

Challenge Judging Sheet