STEM News Archive

Full STEAM ahead

Reno News & Review

Holly Hutchings

February 14, 2019

On a drizzly gray Saturday in early February, hundreds of educators from across the state braved the weather to attend a day-long STEAM conference at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno. More than 250 teachers, librarians and educators from 15 of the state’s 18 sc... Read more

Coltrane-Webb holds second whole-school STEM challenge

Independent Tribune

Erin Kidd

February 13, 2019

Coltrane-Webb STEM Elementary School held its second whole-school STEM challenge recently when students were asked to complete the strongest column activity.   After pairing younger students with older classes, groups were tasked to make three columns ou... Read more

Long Island nonprofit wins state grant to teach STEM to students

Center for Digital Education

James T. Madore

February 11, 2019

(TNS) — Luis E. Tolosa credits an educational nonprofit in his hometown of Westbury with giving him the skills necessary to become a video game developer.   Tolosa, 24, said he began studying game development intently after being asked to teach at ... Read more

South GA elementary students get observation experience with STEM lab

WALB News 10

Deneisha Pearson

February 06, 2019

TIFTON, GA (WALB) - Students at a Tifton school now have a new and interactive way to learn.   Kindergarten through fifth grade students at Len Lastinger Elementary school are getting real life experience in observing specimens and learning about enginee... Read more

Middle school students see STEM education in action


Brian Brennan

February 04, 2019

Companies across the country have been a facing declining number of scientists and engineers for years. Raytheon Missile Systems has been trying to help reverse that trend by getting young students interested in science, technology, engineering and math. This year&rs... Read more

Robots 'roar' into 10th year of Carroll County competition

Carroll County Times

Catalina Righter

February 03, 2019

Students came together Saturday for one of the largest student robotics competitions in Carroll County. The Roar of the Robots might not have brought Super Bowl numbers, but it did fill the gym of Elmer A. Wolfe Elementary with cheering spectators. In the c... Read more

Maker fair gives students career options

Temple Daily Telegram

Mariel Williams

January 30, 2019

Middle schoolers programmed robots, made crafts and learned about career options Tuesday at Travis Science Academy’s Maker Fair. Travis hosted the fair with GEAR UP, a Texas program which offers college preparation resources to teachers and students. The f... Read more

STEM Café introduces students to benefits of science, technology, engineering, math education

The Advocate

Vic Couvillion

January 30, 2019

Several hundred students, from elementary to high school, participated in the Tangi STEM Coalition’s popular STEM Café program which was brought to Livingston Parish for the first time on Saturday. The STEM Café programs are designed to put t... Read more

Middle, high school students use creativity and STEM skills to build wind turbines

Daily Press

Jane Hammond

January 14, 2019

The dragon perched atop science teacher Erin Watson’s shoulder carefully watched her students work. The sixth-graders from Dozier Middle School likewise donned dragon-themed items, including shirts bearing the school’s scaly mascot. The students... Read more

STEM event targets tween girls from South Jersey

Press of Atlantic City

Claire Lowe

January 04, 2019

Bella Maschio stood on the balcony overlooking the Grand Hall at Stockton University’s Campus Center holding out a carefully wrapped, uncooked egg. Then she dropped it. Below, her teammate Dayanara Torres waited, eyes wide. The egg landed with a thud, but ... Read more

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