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.
- By Graphite by Common Sense Media
Amazon has launched a new store dedicated to STEM toys and games, according to a report in Tech Crunch.
Schools have until April 5 to vie for one of 20 3D printers being given away by open source proponent Aleph Objects.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
A team from Woodhaven, MI, won the Ford STEAM Lab Challenge Hackathon.
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 has launched a new professional development course focused on teaching STEM subjects using the 5E model.
The Science Channel and Discovery Education launch a new STEM-related initiative during the White House Science Fair.
President Obama unveiled more than $240 million in new STEM commitments this week at the fifth annual White House Science Fair.
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.
The Spark Element is capable of connecting to more than 80 all-digital Pasport sensors and comes pre-loaded with Pasco's science learning application Sparkvue.
- By Christopher Piehler