Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Army, National Science Teachers Association Kick off STEM Competition

The eCybermission competition, a free program sponsored by the United States Army Educational Outreach Program and administered by the National Science Teachers Association, has opened registration for project teams interested in participating in its 12th annual iteration.

Rwandan Students Take On Role of Community Scientists in New GIS Program

Rwandan high school students are taking part in a geographic information systems curriculum that puts them in the role of scientist as they collect and analyze data using Android-based phones and tablets.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical U Kicks Off Real World Design Challenge

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has unveiled the details of the 2014 Real World Design Challenge scenario.

Web Portal Points Students to STEM Resources

A new Web portal launched this week aims to help students and teachers find resources and materials on STEM-related topics.

Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education Expands Science Programs in California

The Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education (CIJE) has expanded its science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education programs in California.

Discovery Brings STEM Curriculum, Professional Development to Girls Inc. Program

Discovery Education has partnered with the non-profit organization Girls Inc. to provide STEM curriculum resources and professional development to students, mentors, and teachers who participate in the Girls Inc. network, which serves about 136,000 primary and secondary students through affiliates located around North America.

University Geosciences Program Expands to Texas High Schools

A project whose aim is to promote diversity in the geosciences is expanding into Texas high schools.

Microsoft Extends TEALS Program, Adds STEM Curriculum Resources

Through its YouthSpark initiative, Microsoft is expanding its Technology Education And Literacy in Schools program (TEALS) and adding new curricular resources to its YouthSpark Hub.

2014 ExploraVision Competition Opens

Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association have opened the 2014 ExploraVision Program. The annual student science competition, now in its 22st year, offers prizes of up to $10,000 and is open to K-12 students in the United States and Canada.

$2 Million Samsung Classroom Grant Program Opens

Samsung has opened its 2013 Solve for Tomorrow grant program, which will award a total of $2 million in classroom technology for teachers. More than 300 winners and finalists will receive prizes.