Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


CK-12 Foundation Debuts Free STEM Simulations

The CK-12 Foundation has launched a simulations module, designed to improve engagement through physics simulations, for its free STEM learning platform.

MOC-Floyd Valley High School Updates Science Classrooms

MOC-Floyd Valley High School in Orange City, IA is redesigning and expanding its science area to provide additional space for computers, labs and storage in support of a focus on science, technology, engineering and math education.

Google Science and Engineering Fair Spurs Student Innovations

The Google Science Fair has opened for entries.

JoVE Debuts Online Tool for Video STEM Quizzes

JoVE has launched JoVE Quiz, an online tool designed to be used in conjunction with the company's JoVE Science Education video database.

Cesar Chavez Adds Solar Power for Reduced Energy Costs, Improved STEM Opportunities

The Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools for Public Policy has installed an interactive learning solar power system at its Washington D.C. Parkside Campus.

Oakland USD Adds Solar To Reduce Energy Costs, Increase STEM Opportunities

Oakland Unified School District has installed solar panels at 16 schools, totaling 3.6 megawatts. In addition to energy, the installations will provide STEM education opportunities for OUSD students.

Catapult Game Teaches Standards-Based Engineering Basics

A new game from Filament Games promises to teach students engineering concepts and problem-solving skills by allowing them to design (and redesign) a catapult for pitching water balloons.

Sony Opens Math Challenge to U.S. for First Time

Sony Computer Science Laboratories is making its free Global Math Challenge available in the United States for the first time.

Robai, Intelitek Partner on STEM Robots for Education

Robai, a robotics provider, and Intelitek, a maker of software for robotics, have partnered to launch a line of robots designed specifically for the education market.

LED-Lit Robotic Garden Encourages Kids To Code

The creators of a robotic garden from MIT are hoping it becomes a tool to encourage students — especially girls — to understand more about algorithms and programming.

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