Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Discovery Ed, Nutrients for Life Partner on Virtual Agricultural STEM Field Trip

Discovery Education has partnered with the Nutrients for Life Foundation to offer a virtual field trip designed to look at STEM topics through the technologies and science associated with planting and harvesting seasons.

4 Super Sustainability Apps for Students

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of the best apps to teach students about sustainability, biodiversity and ecosystems.

Amazon Launches STEM Toy Store

Amazon has launched a new store dedicated to STEM toys and games, according to a report in Tech Crunch.

Contest Giving Away 3D Printers to Schools

Schools have until April 5 to vie for one of 20 3D printers being given away by open source proponent Aleph Objects.

Suburban Detroit Middle Schoolers Win Hackathon

A team from Woodhaven, MI, won the Ford STEAM Lab Challenge Hackathon.

Cooke Foundation Awards $1.6 Million to STEM Programs for Low-Income Students

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has awarded $1,632,598 in grants to science, technology, engineering and math education programs for low-income students.

Sally Ride Science Launches New STEM PD Course

Sally Ride Science has launched a new professional development course focused on teaching STEM subjects using the 5E model.

Discovery Communications Commits STEM Resources to Schools in Houston and Atlanta

The Science Channel and Discovery Education launch a new STEM-related initiative during the White House Science Fair.

White House Unveils $240 Million in New STEM Commitments

President Obama unveiled more than $240 million in new STEM commitments this week at the fifth annual White House Science Fair.

FACE Receives $5 Million Grant To Improve College Completion Rates

The Federation for a Competitive Economy (FACE), a partnership of schools and businesses in Riverside and San Bernardino counties in California, has won a $5 million Governor's Award for Innovation in Higher Education.