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


RAFT Launches Product Line to Aid Makerspaces

RAFT (Resource Area for Teaching), a non-profit founded in 1994 to aid in hands-on teaching, has developed a new range of products and services designed to help teachers take advantage of school-based makerspaces.

High Schoolers Get Cyber Training at UC Berkeley

A cyber security program sponsored by the National Security Agency has wooed 23 students to attend a six-week course at the University of California Berkeley.

Pennsylvania High School Students Conduct Chocolate Research at Penn State

A group of low-income, first generation high school students in Pennsylvania have completed a six-week summer research project at Penn State University.

Online Science Education Gets $1.4 Million Research Infusion

A UC Berkeley research team will be using a second grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to expand on prior research that created online assessments for Next Generation Science Standards.

Zaniac to Open First Kentucky Campus in Fall

Zaniac, a national, after-school STEM franchise that utilizes robotics, Minecraft, 3D printing and computer programming, will debut its first Kentucky campus this fall in Louisville.

4 Educators’ Keys to Connecting STEM and Social Studies

Cross-curricular projects delve into sustainability issues, the societal implications of inventions and how rivers give birth to civilizations.

Hands-On Kits ‘Power’ Solar Education

Two new kits from REcharge Labs encourage students explore solar power by conducting hands-on experiments.

African American Boys Get STEM Infusion in Kentucky

A $3 million grant from a foundation in North Carolina will be dedicated to programs intended to improve the quality of life for men and boys of color in the state of Kentucky.

First Sponsored Charter School in Kansas City Receives $1.6 Million

Kansas City Public Schools’ first sponsored charter school has received $1.6 million from two local philanthropic groups.

MIT Hosts Camera Engineering Workshop for High School Girls

On Saturday, June 4, the MIT Lincoln Laboratory held a one-day, hands-on workshop for 40 high school girls to teach them introductory camera physics and technology.

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