STEM News Archive

DIG, STEM program immersing youth in rural areas

Live 5 News

Princess Ruff

February 24, 2018

Dreams, Imagination and Gifts (DIG), a nonprofit STEM-based organization, is immersing young people in STEM education and activities all year round and February 24, 2018 they held their annual Hoop For A Dream basketball tournament. Founder, Steven Brown says his pas... Read more

‘Infinite possibilities’ at Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan STEM Career Fair

Sun This week

Amy Mihelich

February 23, 2018

2,000 attend annual career exploration event   The halls of Apple Valley High School bustled with students long after the final bell on Thursday, Feb. 16. From 6 to 8 p.m., local professionals in the STEM field and representatives from institutions of hi... Read more

South Shore female scientists discuss how to get more girls in STEM

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Claire Cudahy

February 05, 2018

The launch of a hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics class at South Tahoe Middle School was a success for the 70 students who participated this year — but the course's discrepancy in male to female students is indicative of the continue... Read more

Tech leads STEM education field again

News @ Tech

Tonya Oaks Smith

January 31, 2018

Thirty trainees from 16 states met on the Louisiana Tech campus recently for a special weekend institute to help strengthen and empower STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) teachers.   Missy Wooley, Educational Consultant for the Loui... Read more

NASA astronaut visits Owasso schools, inspires students as part of STEM initiative

Owasso Reporter

Art Haddaway

January 31, 2018

This week, students at Northeast and Ator elementary schools got to hear from a special speaker who was out of this world – literally.   Paul S. Lockhart, a retired Air Force colonel and former NASA astronaut, made an appearance at assemblies held ... Read more

More than just code: DevTech researches new approaches to STEM education

The Tufts Daily

Dereck Castle

January 22, 2018

There are some skills that are important to everyone at every stage of life, including independent and creative problem-solving and critical thinking.  When should these skills be taught, and how? Professor Marina Umaschi Bers and the team at the Developmental T... Read more

Area high school students plan experiment for space station launch

Chicago Tribune

Steve Sadin

January 09, 2018

Deerfield sophomore and an Evanston junior are among four suburban Illinois students whose experiment on bumblebees will be launched to the International Space Station this summer.   The students designed their experiment, meant to find out how bumblebee... Read more

STEM camp in Florence offers hands-on winter activities


Rebecca Cross

January 05, 2018

Before it snowed Wednesday in the Pee Dee, it was snowing at The Quest Zone’s Wonders of Winter STEM Camp.   Creating snow is just one of the activities students completed last week. Instructors integrated a winter theme into many science, technolo... Read more

Show and tell: how a BEYA scientist talks STEM

USBE Information Technology

Lango Deen

January 02, 2018

When Jeffrey Tate, a senior engineering fellow in Raytheon company’s Systems Engineering Center, spoke to students about STEM recently he remembers getting blank stares.   To break the ice, he asked the students to pull out their cellphones. &n... Read more

Keshequa Central’s ‘STEM Day’ offers students glimpse of career possibilities

Livingston County News

Matt Leader

December 30, 2017

Standing on stage at Keshequa intermediate school, Greg Loper tilted his head to the right, then the left, trying to envision which selection of differently-colored pegs would send his Cubetto along the correct path to its destination.   When Loper slott... Read more

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