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.


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?

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.

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.

New Tech Can Cut 3D Printing Time in Half

The software can be used on consumer 3D printers and even a variety of large industrial-grade printers, and the algorithm can be integrated with printer firmware in the future.

Gates Foundation Pumping $1.7 Billion into Ed Programs over Next 5 Years

Over the next five years the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation expects to invest almost $1.7 billion for K-12 education. Most of that funding will be targeted at four areas.

Keystone Science School to Host Girls in STEM Retreat

The Keystone Science School will host a Girls in STEM: Tech Retreat, where participants will create their own stop-motion animation film, November 10-12.

Dallas ISD Bringing Computer Science to All Elementary Schools

Dallas Independent School District will be spending $4.4 million over the next three years to introduce coding, robotics, makerspaces and other computer science technology to more than 86,000 Pre-k–5 students in 156 elementary schools.

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