STEM/STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and the Arts

Here you'll find articles and resources for STEM+Arts education, also known as STEAM. Topics include science, technology, engineering, math and arts education and range from research reports to feature articles to profiles of makerspaces to news about new STEAM and STEAM initiatives in schools.


Girls Who Code Launches Paid 2-Week Summer Courses

Girls Who Code will be reaching an additional thousand girls this summer with accelerated versions of its coding lessons. "Girls Who Code Campus," as the new program is called, will kick off in six cities for middle and high school students.

Google Contest Exposes Students to Open Source Coding

Google is opening its eighth-annual Code-in Nov. 28. The challenge calls on pre-university students aged 13 to 17 to complete coding tasks on open source projects, with the aim of exposing teenagers to open source software development.

Krystal Foundation STEAM Grants Open Through December

The Krystal Co. wants to be known for more than just its burgers and fries. Through its nonprofit foundation, the oldest quick-service restaurant chain in the South recently launched the third iteration of its STEAM grant program, Squaring is Caring.

Georgia College Kicking Off Robotics Program for Middle Schoolers

Georgia students in grades 5 through 8 will have the chance to compete in an upcoming robotics challenge, under a new program just launched by Georgia Highlands College (GHC).

Rural Districts Land STEM Grants with Help from Local Farmers

Launched in 2001, the program allows farmers who qualify to nominate school districts to receive grants of $10,000 or $25,000 to boost STEM education through new technology, lab upgrades, curriculum development or other projects.

Girl Scouts Launches Initiative to Put 2.5 Million girls through STEM Programs by 2025

The Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) has launched a national initiative designed to help close the gender gap in STEM education and employment over the next eight years. The organization aims to raise $70 million put 2.5 million girls through their STEM programs by 2025.

Long Island Schools Bring STEM to Life Through Amusement Park Rides

More than 2,200 Long Island middle school students recently rode amusement park rides to get a better handle on STEM concepts.

Boosting Number of Girls in Math Class Can Improve Test Results

Does gender composition and peer achievement in high school make a difference to math test scores or school attendance?

Ohio STEM Learning Network Launches Heart Disease Design Challenge

The Ohio STEM Learning Network (OSLN) and the Central Ohio office of the American Heart Association have partnered to launch a design challenge asking students to find solutions to fight heart disease.

Lego Education Builds STEAM Set for Pre-K

Lego Education has compiled a set of its DUPLO bricks and other components into a kit branded as "STEAM Park," intended to help preschoolers try out activities in science, technology, engineering, arts and math.

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