Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Google Seeks Entrants for Global Science Fair

Google is seeking entries for the second annual Google Science Fair through April 1.

Alabama STEM Initiative Produces Math, Science Gains

The National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance has released a report looking at the Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI).

STEM Partnership School Receives Additional Support from Industry

The STEM Partnership School has received $1 million in funding to support its goal of promoting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The school, located at Aurora University, will eventually cater to elementary and middle school students and serve as an immersive training ground for Aurora U undergraduate and graduate students.

Math Solutions Launches Free Online Assessment Tool

Math Solutions has launched the Math Reasoning Inventory (MRI), a free Web-based math assessment tool designed to help teachers evaluate "students' numerical reasoning and understanding of math principles," according to information released by the company.

Vernier Debuts New Equipment for Science Labs

Vernier, a company that creates and sells interfaces, sensors, and software for scientific data collection, has rolled out four new lab devices designed to aid students with experiments in chemistry or physics.

SanDisk To Award $1 million in STEM Scholarships

Scholarships totaling $1 million will be offered to students with disadvantaged backgrounds by the SanDisk Scholars Fund to pursue studies in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Students Explore the Moon in NASA's GRAIL Mission

Video taken of the far side of the moon by NASA's Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission will be used in classroom's across the country with footage taken by MoonKAM ("Moon Knowledge Acquired by Middle school students") cameras.

Code Competition Lets Students Program Real Robots Aboard the International Space Station

On January 26, three teams of high school science students got to watch real robots they had programmed carry out their code aboard the International Space Station.

Google Awards $340,000 in STEM Grants

Google has awarded $340,000 to 26 organizations that provide STEM enrichment programs to students in K-12 and higher education.

40 Finalists Chosen for Science Talent Search 2012

The Intel Foundation and the Society for Science and the Public have selected 40 finalists, representing 16 states and 39 schools, for the Intel Science Talent Search 2012.