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Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Google Kicks Off 4th-Annual Online Science Fair

Google this week formally launched its fourth-annual Google Science Fair, which calls on students aged 13 to 18 to submit experiments following this year's theme: "It's your turn to change the world."

MIT Expands High School Invention Program

A new program out of MIT promises to introduce high school students to the wonders of invention. The Lemelson–MIT Program announced the launch of the Junior Varsity (JV) InvenTeam initiative, with pilots going on in Massachusetts and Texas.

GitHub Launches Education Service with Free Classroom Accounts

GitHub, the software development hub for collaboration and code hosting and distribution, has created a new service specifically for education.

ACT Report: Many Students Interested in STEM Aren’t Pursuing It

The ACT national and state report series, “The Condition of STEM 2013,” examines the expressed and measured interests of high school graduates in the class of 2013 who took the ACT college readiness exam.

Vernier Introduces New Sensors for High School Science

The new releases include a complete kit for studying dynamics.

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.

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