STEM News Archive

STEM camp in Florence offers hands-on winter activities


Rebecca Cross

January 05, 2018

Before it snowed Wednesday in the Pee Dee, it was snowing at The Quest Zone’s Wonders of Winter STEM Camp.   Creating snow is just one of the activities students completed last week. Instructors integrated a winter theme into many science, technolo... Read more

Show and tell: how a BEYA scientist talks STEM

USBE Information Technology

Lango Deen

January 02, 2018

When Jeffrey Tate, a senior engineering fellow in Raytheon company’s Systems Engineering Center, spoke to students about STEM recently he remembers getting blank stares.   To break the ice, he asked the students to pull out their cellphones. &n... Read more

Keshequa Central’s ‘STEM Day’ offers students glimpse of career possibilities

Livingston County News

Matt Leader

December 30, 2017

Standing on stage at Keshequa intermediate school, Greg Loper tilted his head to the right, then the left, trying to envision which selection of differently-colored pegs would send his Cubetto along the correct path to its destination.   When Loper slott... Read more

Ayden STEM students use math to help assist school

Jake Keator

December 27, 2017

STEM programs, which focus on science, technology, engineering and math, are becoming commonplace in public schools. The STEM program aims to help young students find their interest in fields where America’s workforce is lacking in comparison to the rest of the... Read more

Robotics team learns STEM skills

The Times-Post

Kristy Deer

December 25, 2017

It’s been an exciting, fun and educational first half of the school year for certain students at Lapel elementary and middle schools interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).   To help those students learn about those f... Read more

Windy Hill Middle School’s STEM night makes science fun

Daily Commercial

Sherri Owens

December 24, 2017

Windy Hill Middle School hosted family STEM night on Dec. 19. The annual event was organized by Dennis Doherty, an 8th grade science teacher and Windy Hill’s science department chair.   Windy Hill teachers, students and staff, along with East Ridge... Read more

D.C. students; among first to board mobile STEM bus


Brianna Rhodes

December 14, 2017

Students from Columbia Heights Educational Campus, a middle school, in Northwest Washington, D.C. turned into scientists as a mobile bus turned into Mars on Dec. 11.   Columbia Heights Educational Campus students were amongst the first in the nation to e... Read more

Young techies: schools get creative on STEM learning

Mary Kate Murphy

December 13, 2017

The acronym incorporating science, technology, engineering and math has become a buzzword in education, and it’s trickling down to Moore County students still a decade away from thinking about careers.   Students at Aberdeen Primary and Robbins Ele... Read more

Pupils explore STEM principles of problem-solving

Bristol Herald Courier

Brittani Howell

December 05, 2017

Santa's reindeer were lost in Clear Creek Elementary School, and Emma Younger was their only hope.   As the booth at Clear Creek's first STEM Night explained, the school was having a "power outage," and the reindeer needed a light by wh... Read more

Mobile lab delivers STEM lessons to more students

The Columbus Telegram

Jim Osborn

December 02, 2017

STEM is going on the road in Columbus in the coming months.   STEM on the Go, a mobile learning lab hitched to the new Columbus High School STEM Academy that opened last spring, is a pilot program aiming to connect younger students with the opportunities... Read more

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