STEM News Archive

Engine building competition promotes STEM education among H.S. students

April 16, 2019

More than 35 high school students from around the region competed in a fast-paced annual competition designed to get students excited about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and introduce them to the high-demand field of automotive tec... Read more

Greenwich Academy gets $250K grant for STEM initiative

Greenwich Time

April 15, 2019

GREENWICH — Greenwich Academy has been awarded a prestigious $250,000 grant from the Edward E. Ford Foundation Educational Leadership Grant to support the expansion of the school’s Girls Advancing in STEM initiative.   The award is valued at ... Read more

Eggs-plosive: STEM projects feature holiday staples

The Daily Item

Karen Blackledge

April 08, 2019

DANVILLE — Danville Primary School first-graders incorporated science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning to catapult marshmallow Peeps, build a raft to float them and blow up plastic eggs.   This was the first time teachers Gianna Ev... Read more

New NASA-funded program to train K-12 students in STEM fields

UC Riverside

Iqbal Pittalwala

April 08, 2019

NASA has awarded the University of California, Riverside a grant of $320,000 to launch a research and training program in STEM fields aimed at enhancing K-12 students’ experiences outside school hours.     Titled “Launch Pad from Hi... Read more

New STEM warehouse to guarantee hands-on education for kids in Phoenix

Ryan Simms

April 02, 2019

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - Valley teachers now have access to a giant warehouse, filled with technology they can use in the classroom.   Educators said Phoenix's STEM Resource Center is a first of its kind.   They described it as a one-stop s... Read more

Seminole Middle School welcomes women in STEM

Tiffany Razzano

March 27, 2019

SEMINOLE – Nearly 30 professional women from throughout Pinellas County and around 100 Seminole Middle School students attended the school’s second annual Women in STEM breakfast March 22.   Michael McCullough, the STEM instructor at SMS, inv... Read more

Battelle gives FCPS $50,000 for STEM challenge grants

Herald-Mail Media

March 26, 2019

FREDERICK, Md. — For the second year in a row, the Battelle National Biodefense Institute will give $50,000 in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) challenge grants to Frederick County Public School teachers.   “Over the last deca... Read more

Students blast off with STEM project at Peterson AFB

The Gazette

Robin Intemann

March 19, 2019

Fifth-graders launched rockets at Peterson Air Force Base on Tuesday as they learned the periodic table, engineering design processes and other useful information through STARBASE, a Department of Defense-funded STEM enrichment program.   The students ch... Read more

Hot air balloons the focus of Perry Middle School STEM Day

WGXA staff

March 19, 2019

HOUSTON COUNTY, Ga. – Perry Middle School held its STEM Day on Tuesday.    The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce provided two hot air balloons and conducted presentations to show students how hot air ballooning relates to their STEM -- science, t... Read more

STEM undergrads inspire young science minds

Samara Cokinos

March 11, 2019

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - For more than 30 years, undergraduate students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University have been using their love of science to spark the dreams of young future scientists.   It's all part of a variety of STEM -- or science, tec... Read more

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