STEM News Archive

Breathing life into classrooms with STEM

The Northerner

Rachel Smith

December 05, 2019

Termites. Toads. Mealworms. Madagascar hissing cockroaches. These animals are considered pests in a home, but in P-12 science classes across Kentucky and Ohio, they are essential teaching tools for NKU’s Next Generation STEM Classroom Project.   Th... Read more

The Ridgefield students built driverless cars using VEX robotics parts

Clark County Today

Mike Schultz

December 04, 2019

Ridgefield — In Tylor Hankins’ eighth grade STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) class, students are troubleshooting their dragsters.     “It’s still going in circles.”  “I think it’s ... Read more

Students have fun-filled STEM day at Southwest Technology Center

abc 7 News

Will Hutchison

December 04, 2019

Altus, Okla. (TNN) - It was an exciting day for students in Navajo and Hollis as they spent the day at the Southwest Technology Center doing STEM activities.   There were six stations set up for students to visit, each with a component unlike anything th... Read more

Coding program hopes to inspire younger students

WTMJ-TV Milwaukee

Katie Crowther

December 04, 2019

Milwaukee — Major companies like Northwestern Mutual and Rockwell Automation are helping fund a program to cultivate and retain more local talent in the science and technology fields. But in this case, their focus is on an age that may surprise you.   ... Read more

All shook up: Mercer students build quake-resistant structures in tech class

The Herald

Heidi Warren

December 03, 2019

Mercer — Students in Gary Krenzer’s science, technology, engineering and math classes at Mercer High School have been learning how to shake things up.   Students recently spent about a month constructing an “Earthquake Shake” proj... Read more

How Girl Scouts built a cyber challenge that made girls feel included


Betsy Foresman

November 07, 2019

Engaging girls in STEM education has been a strong focus for the Girl Scouts of the USA, but including students in the development of curriculum and projects has opened up a new way to help solidify their interest in technical subjects. The first-ever Girl Scouts Cyb... Read more

Mobile STEM lab visits Moore Intermediate School


Lauren Owens

November 05, 2019

Florence, S.C.  — Clemson University and Duke Energy brought STEM activities to students Tuesday morning at John W. Moore Intermediate School with the Explore Mobile Lab.   The Explore Mobile Lab is a mobile bus bringing STEM activities across... Read more

Fab Lab El Paso launches Mobile STEM Lab and Electric Coding program for all grade levels


November 04, 2019

El Paso, Texas — Downtown’s Fab Lab, a nonprofit makerspace, is launching its ‘Mobile STEM Lab’ thanks to the support of Microsoft, United Way of El Paso County, El Paso Community Foundation, and the Hunt Family Foundation.   The ... Read more

Francis E. Walter Dam serves as underwater classroom


Elizabeth Worthington

November 04, 2019

Bear Creek Township, Pa. -- This was no ordinary Monday for a group of students from Weatherly Area High School. They ditched the desks and the textbooks. Instead, the Francis E. Walter Dam in Bear Creek Township served as their underwater classroom for the day. ... Read more

Talladega County students building tiny homes in STEM education lesson


Byron Khalil

November 04, 2019

Talladega County, Ala. — Work on tiny houses could pay off big for some Talladega County students.   It's all part of the school district's efforts to make all of its schools certified in STEM.   STEM stand for Science, Technol... Read more

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