Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

i3 Grant Program Opens with New Priorities for 2011

The Investing in Innovation (i3) grant program for schools has received a major facelift. Based on "substantial feedback from prior applicants and other stakeholders," the United States Department of Education has revamped the rules and made it easier for schools to obtain matching funds.

Fedora 15 Adds Cloud Deployment Builder, GNOME 3 Desktop, Robotics Suite

The Fedora Project has released an update to its flagship Linux-based operating system, Fedora 15.

Castle Rock Research Launches Mobile Homework App

Castle Rock Research has launched Motuto, a mobile homework assistance app for iOS devices. Offers Free One Year Trial of Imagine Mars is offering free one-year trials of Imagine Mars, the company's online project designed to engage students in science learning.

DYMO/Mimio Releases Free STEM Image Packs

DYMO/Mimio has released two free new STEM resource packs with more than 300 images for use in interactive lessons.

ExploraVision 2011 Winners Selected

The Toshiba/National Science Teachers Association ExploraVision Awards Program has selected eight winners for the 2011 science and technology competition.


NASA has unveiled two new flight initiatives from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia that will allow students and teachers to interact with administration scientists and engineers.

NI To Offer High School Edition of LabVIEW for Lego Mindstorms

Lego Education and National Instruments will shortly launch an edition of LabVIEW software specifically for high school students to use with Lego robotic products.

NASA Looks for Education Partners

NASA is seeking collaborators to help with its education goals in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Semi-Virtual Field Trips

A teacher in California's Pleasant Valley High School figured out a way to connect his students to science in their own community, combining virtual field trips with hands-on activities and physical tours of local points of interest.

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