STEM News Archive


STEM competition tasks Lubbock ISD students not to ‘blow the house down’


Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Karen Michael

October 15, 2018

Give three middle school students a small square of foam, 10 popsicle sticks, 20 coffee stirrers, six straws, nine paper clips, one Ziplock bag, 1 paper plate, four brass fasteners, two plastic cups and five index cards. In 45 minutes, what will they come up with? ... Read more


Lexington County students are getting big money to build robots


The State

Isabella Cueto

October 08, 2018

These days, even a 12-year-old can build a robot. Technology-based skills are increasingly in-demand in the workforce, and schools are beefing up their STEM education — yes, that includes robots — to train students to keep up. In Lexington 1 sch... Read more


Students are the scientists at Weymouth Wildlife Center


The Patriot Ledger

Amy McKeever

October 06, 2018

“If they start early they continue those interests through high school,” Melissa Dionne, Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics specialist for Weymouth primary schools, said. “We’re exposing them to different types of caree... Read more


Students discover STEM opportunities at forum


Daily Journal

Ryan Trares

September 21, 2018

Tubes bubbled with liquid and display screens flashed information on pressure, flow and level, attracting groups of children inside Endress+Hauser’s Greenwood facility on a science-based treasure hunt. 3-D printers delicately created plastic figures &mdash... Read more


Learning Lab offers students hands-on activities in STEM careers


Salina Journal

Jason Beets

September 19, 2018

After an instructor explained proper welding techniques, students took turns wearing a virtual reality headset to practice in a digital landscape while holding a mock tool. Virtual welding was just one of several activities available to Lincoln and Beloit studen... Read more


STEM, manufacturing career pathways help guide students


Daily Herald

Staff

September 12, 2018

Maram Safi and Abby Farmer were both interested in science and engineering when they started high school four years ago. After taking a mix of courses in District 214's engineering and manufacturing career pathways, both graduated in May with a clear idea of... Read more


STEM camp brings fun, education


Hartford Courant

Danny Atkinson

September 06, 2018

At East Hampton's PreK-3 Memorial School, introductory STEM (science, technology, education, and mathematics) has become a larger part of the curriculum, especially in the 2017-18 school year. With this occurrence and student's enjoyment for performing S... Read more


STEM school student’s curiosity helps the school schedule students and build ties with local businesses


The Chattanoogan

Staff

August 29, 2018

Curiosity about how a computer program works and the ability to figure it out has provided a new student online class scheduling program for STEM School Chattanooga and a new website for a young Chattanooga entrepreneur.  Last year, Rizwaan Abdul-Kadir, then a f... Read more


Program working to give kids more STEM skills now expanding


WAFB

Donovan Jackson

August 28, 2018

A program that's already seen success in East Baton Rouge Parish is expanding. The goal is to give high school students a head start in landing quality careers. The faces of future leaders are getting a golden chance to learn about science and engineering in... Read more


Summer program makes STEM success part of the equation


The Orange County Register

Wendy Fawthrop

August 20, 2018

“They’re on their toes. They’re thinking about their future.” That’s how Cal State Fullerton math professor David Pagni sums up the high school girls who take part in Project MISS (Mathematics Intensive Summer Session) each summer. ... Read more

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