STEM News Archive

GMS students build hydraulic projects in STEM lab

Glasgow Daily Times

Will Perkins

December 04, 2018

Glasgow Middle School seventh-graders Will Thomas and Jase Cook were constructing a hydraulic structure on Monday in the school’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) lab. “We’re making a claw machine,” Thomas said. Cutti... Read more

Pepper the robot helps BPS students learn about programming

The Boston Globe

Cristela Guerra

December 04, 2018

Pepper, the humanoid robot, isn’t shy. “I’m very happy you are all here today,” the robot said to a crowd at English High School in Boston Monday. Pepper dances, gives high fives and fist bumps to anyone who asks, does tai chi, and l... Read more

Students take on STEM challenges

Wellsboro Gazette

Natalie Kennedy

November 22, 2018

Across the hall from the aquaponics lab, Kinzley Johnson was one of several sixth graders assisting younger students with their project at Blossburg Elementary School’s third annual STEM Night Nov. 14. After seating Kylie Roupp along with her father, Chad,... Read more

Arizona Science Center to host training program for local teachers

Paradise Valley Independent


November 22, 2018

In response to the need to expand access to high-quality professional development for Arizona’s science teachers, Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St. in Phoenix, launched the Science Teacher Residency (STaR) program earlier this year. This STEM t... Read more

Schneckenburger students learn importance of STEM education

Rosalyn Eason

November 16, 2018

Students gathered around tables at Walter Schneckenburger Elementary School’s library. They weren’t listening to story time or checking out books. These fourth graders were laughing as they produced music with conventional household items and played with ... Read more

Sanford Middle School hosts STEM Day

Opelika-Auburn News

Ali Selman

November 11, 2018

Sanford Middle School hosted its third annual STEM Day on Friday to raise awareness for career opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Students at Sanford got the opportunity experience everything from drones to virtual r... Read more

STEM series: Northeast Elementary serves as staging ground for STEM-related curriculum

Owasso Reporter

Art Haddaway

November 07, 2018

Northeast Elementary has become a staging ground for STEM-related curriculum. This year, the school has increased its focus on the subjects of science, technology, engineering and math, thanks, in part, to staff like Jennifer Holloway. Holloway, now in her ... Read more

Students practice engineering skills at STEM Billings event

Billings Gazette

Sam Wilson

November 03, 2018

Standing 25 inches tall from the top of a classroom table, a leaning tower of dry spaghetti noodles, wads of marshmallow and pieces of tape had, at least temporarily, captured the record Saturday at Medicine Crow Middle School. Yet that wasn't good enough for Eli... Read more

Somerville students step up STEM game

Boston Herald

Taylor Pettaway

October 29, 2018

A new frontier in education is being opened up in Somerville, where students at the Winter Hill Community School are using games to incorporate coding into their learning. “Learning to code is critical because it gives students the opportunity to be creati... Read more

Students learn about STEM by building a garden

Martinsville Bulletin

Amie Knowles

October 29, 2018

Students at Albert Harris Elementary School don’t have to travel out of town to see a bounty of beautiful butterflies. The fluttering creatures are sort of like outdoor classroom pets. Laurie Witt, STEM coordinator, works with second graders every year to ... Read more

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