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Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


UTeach STEM Teacher Prep Program Expands with $22.5 Million Grant

The National Math and Science Initiative has expanded the UTeach secondary science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teacher preparation program to five more universities and will expand again to another five universities in the fall of 2015, bringing the total number of universities implementing the program to 45.

Vernier Partners with KidWind on Solar and Wind Classroom Science Kits

Vernier Software & Technology and KidWind have teamed up to offer enhanced classroom science kits focused on wind and solar power.

Fourier Brings Mobile Science Learning Lab to U.S. Schools

Fourier Education is bringing its einstein Tablet+ to the United States. The devices, designed to function as a mobile science learning lab, is currently in use in schools in more than 60 countries.

Canvas LMS Adds Support for Next Generation Science Standards

Instructure is adding new capabilities to its flagship learning management system, Canvas, adding K-12 state and national standards, which will now come preloaded in the system.

Students To Vie for Discovery Ed and 3M 'America's Top Young Scientist' Title

Young scientists in grades 5-8 have the chance to flex their brain power in a competition that will award the winners with scholarships and other prizes and pair them up with working scientists to pursue their innovative ideas.

Dream Flight Adventures Building Simulators in Pittsburgh Schools

Two Pittsburgh schools will be adding simulation classrooms this year to provide students with creative ways to develop skills in teamwork, critical thinking, and problem solving while also studying several subjects, including science, technology, engineering, social studies, humanities and the arts.

Science Expedition Shares Deep Sea Vents with Students

Scientists and others are going into the deep-sea vents, and they're hoping to bring students along for the ride.

Vernier Intros Wireless Temperature Sensor for Science Classrooms

New wireless sensor enables students to collect temperature readings using their iPads, iPhones or iPod Touch devices.

Free Science Curriculum Teaches DNA Barcoding

Two doctoral candidates at the City University of New York Graduate Center recently scored prizes from the American Association for the Advancement of Science for a project in which they created inquiry-based science curriculum to teach high school and college students how to do modern biological research.

Florida State U Gets $14.3 Million To Create STEM Workshops for Teacher Training

Florida's Department of Education has awarded Florida State University's STEM research center $14.3 million in new grants to build a professional development program for teachers and build up the state's online collection of science, technology, engineering and math curriculum resources.

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