Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


3M, Discovery Ed Open Young Scientist Challenge

Discovery Education and 3M have launched the 17th annual Young Scientist Challenge, with an opportunity to work with a 3M scientist and a $25,000 grand prize up for grabs.

Researchers Publicly Release Photo Album of Universe

A collaboration of 51 schools and laboratories have released the final set of data from a six-year program of research that used a wide-field telescope in the southwest to survey the distant universe, the Milky Way galaxy and extrasolar planetary systems.

Free Workshops in Data Collection Technology Available This Spring

Vernier Software & Technology will offer 34 free workshops throughout the country for educators interested in using data-collection technology in their classes.

Creating the Technology Framework for Personalized Learning

To realize her vision of learning where students work in "makeries" and "collaboratories," the principal of a new school needed a BYOD program and an adaptable personalized learning platform.

iRobot Debuts Roomba-Based Robot Platform for STEM Ed

iRobot has launched a preassembled robot platform, dubbed Create 2, designed to give students, teachers and developers experience programming robots.

Florida STEAM School Goes 1:1 with Grant Funding

A federal magnet program gives a Melbourne, FL school $1 million to provide each student with a laptop.

Colorado Students Partner with Medical College on Cancer Research

Students at Dawson School are using algorithms they developed themselves to look for patterns in cancer data provided by the Baylor College of Medicine.

Hour of Code This Week Set To Engage Students in Computer Science

The initiative by Code.org to stimulate students' interest in computer science may involve as many as 15 million people around the world.

Illinois District Partners with Northwestern U on Hour of Code Activities

Northwestern University has partnered with Evanston/Skokie School District 65 on an initiative to introduce students to programming in conjunction with the Hour of Code.

New York City Public Schools Dive into Data with Lotto Numbers

High school students in New York City Public Schools will begin learning data literacy this month through the new City Digits project, which aims to promote civic engagement among youth while teaching data collection and analysis skills.

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