Discovery Education and Lockheed Martin are teaming up to offer a virtual field trip to Mars for middle school classrooms around the world. The free event is scheduled to take place at 10 a.m. PT Oct. 4, during World Space Week.
Caterpillar teamed up with Spark 101 to launch its free challenge that teaches students about driverless trucks.
At the Computer Science for All summit, the White House announced that Codesters would bring computer science curriculum to more than 5,000 students enrolled at 100 Title I schools in New York City.
The Department of Education launched the Building STEM Teacher Leadership website, in an effort to provide practical information and planning guidance to enhance STEM programs.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has reached settlements with four major companies, blocking them from using tracking technology on their popular children’s websites.
To celebrate 10 million products sold worldwide, the Raspberry Pi Foundation has created a Raspberry Pi Starter Kit that includes its flagship microcomputer and additional accessories.
A free website that provides K-12 resources for students to learn about the political process has just added new tools designed to help them explore the role of the Electoral College and other aspects of this year's presidential election.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Discovery Education is offering three new virtual field trips to educators around the world, at no cost.
The U.S. Census Bureau unveiled yesterday an updated program that provides free online activities, games and other resources to help students understand statistical concepts and improve their data analysis skills.
Between Sept. 15–30, teachers can enter a giveaway contest from REcharge Labs to win free STEM kits.