Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Amazon Launches Free AWS Service for Educators and Students

Amazon Web Services today debuted AWS Educate, a free service for educators and students that aims to prepare IT pros and developers for the cloud workforce.

5 High School Teams Win Mobile App Competition

Teams from career-themed academies won the Lenovo Scholar Network Mobile App Competition.

Vernier Offers Summer Institutes on Data Collection Technology

Vernier Software & Technology will offer 19 Summer Institute workshops over the next few months to help science, technology, engineering and math teachers integrate probeware and data-collection technology into their curricula.

Vernier Announces the Winners of its 2015 Engineering Contest

The winners were chosen for their innovative teaching of engineering concepts and practices using Vernier sensors to engage students in hands-on learning.

New Book Offers Guidance on Flipping Science Instruction

Written by Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams, the new book shows science teachers how to use the flipped model in conjunction with established science teaching and learning strategies, such as guided inquiry, modeling and lab-driven learning.

Brigham Young U To Host Chem Open Lab Day For Middle, High School Students

Brigham Young University will host its third annual Chem Open Lab Day May 9 and 16 in an effort to encourage students in grades 7-12 to pursue an education in chemistry.

Lancaster ISD Receives 2.2 Million STEM Grant

Educate Texas, a public-private initiative of Communities Foundation of Texas, has received a $2.2 million grant from the Texas Instruments (IT) Foundation to further the development of a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) district in Lancaster Independent School District.

5 Schools Win Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Grand Prize

Schools from California, Mississippi, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Washington have won the fifth annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest, a national competition created in 2010 to encourage innovation while engaging students in hands-on science, technology, engineering and math learning.

Northrop Grumman Launches Fab Labs Contest

The Northrop Grumman Foundation has launched the Fab School Labs contest, which will grant five winning middle schools up to $100,000 to create a state-of-the-art science lab.

ExploraVision Competition Winners Selected

Winners of the ExploraVision Competition, announced April 29, have used bio-scaffolding technology to create surgeon's tools, found ways to dispose of electronic waste, discovered how to detect food poisoning and protected sea turtle hatchlings — all with technology that may not be available for 20 more years.

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