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Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Satellite Company Lets Students Launch Experiments Into Space

Taking STEM to the next frontier, the education arm of a small satellite company is letting students across the world create and perform a variety of experiments in space.

STEM Video Site Helps District Transition to New Science Standards

Thanks to a new partnership with Carolina Science, students at Sumter (SC) School District are gaining access to a large collection of online videos around STEM topics from video archives such as Gerry Images and NASA as they move toward the Next Generation National Science Framework.

Eighth-Graders Create Device for Disabled Student Using 3D Design Software and 3D Printing

A class in Swanson, VA, used Autodesk 360 Fusion software and a MakerBot 3D printer to design, model, print and test devices that will help a disabled member of their community better communicate.

MIT Offers STEM Summer Institute for Middle School Students

Students entering grades 6-9 in the Boston, Cambridge and Lawrence, MA area recently had an opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering and math concepts as part of a STEM Summer Institute offered by MIT's Office of Engineering Outreach Programs.

Widespread 3D Printing in Classrooms Still a Decade Out

While schools have slowly begun adopting 3D printing technologies, mainstream adoption in education and among consumers is still a long way off, according to a new analysis.

Dassault Systèmes Debuts Solidworks Education Edition 2014-2015

Dassault Systèmes has unveiled Solidworks Education Edition 2014-2015, which includes new tools and features designed to help students learn 3D design in the classroom.

Texas State U Wins $15 Million To Create STEM Professional Development

Texas State University San Marcos will provide professional development related to science, technology, engineering and math for teachers with the help of a $15 million grant from NASA.

Adaptive Math Software Joins PEAK Personalized Learning Platform

Fuel Education is adding a new piece of adaptive math software, called LearnBop, to its PEAK personalized learning platform that aggregates multiple learning resources to help instructors customize courses for students.

Airwolf Rolls Out Expandable Entry-Level 3D Printer for Education

Airwolf 3D has started shipping a new entry-level 3D printer that comes in around $2,300 and boasts a build envelope of 1,100 cubic inches.

National Science Teachers Association Kicks off 2014 Teacher Awards

The National Science Teachers Association has opened its 2014 Teacher Awards Program, with 20 different awards for more than 50 teachers at stake.

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