Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Amgen Beefs up Biotech STEM Program with $4 Million

The Amgen Foundation is expanding its Amgen Biotech Experience program with additional funding of more than $4 million in an effort to expand the science program to an additional 1,000 teachers and 150,000 students in the United States and elsewhere.

Robotics Competition for Elementary Students Opens

Wonder Workshop is launching a new robotics competition for students aged 6 to 11.

UC Davis' Free C-STEM Studio Teaches K-12 Robotics and Computing

K-12 STEM teachers now have a new, free resource to help their students learn math, coding and robotics

Ucodemy Launches Coding Ed Tool

Ucodemy, a company that provides resources for computer science education, has launched Itch, a version of Scratch with ready-to-use lessons.

15-Year-Old Florida Girl Wins Young Scientist Challenge

Hannah Herbst, a 15-year-old grade 9 student from Florida Atlantic University High School, has been awarded the title of "America's Top Young Scientist" and a cash prize of $25,000 for winning the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge.

Tennessee Makes Online STEM Career Curriculum Available to all Middle Schools

The Tennessee STEM Innovation Network, a public-private partnership between the Tennessee Department of Education and Battelle Education, has secured legislative support to make a supplemental science, technology, engineering and math career awareness curriculum available to all middle schools in the state at no cost.

Americans: Math Is a Must-Have and Science Is 'Cool' Again

In the future all the best jobs are going to require people to know a coding language. At least that's what seven in 10 Americans (73 percent) in a recent poll said they believe

Carnegie Mellon Students To Develop Embodied Learning Scenarios for K-12

Students at the Pittsburgh university will work with developer tools provided by SMALLab Learning.

Middle Schoolers Recognized for STEM Projects

Along with the individual prizes, Broadcom MASTERS will present each finalist's school with $1,000 to use on STEM activities and give science teachers a subscription to Science News magazine.

Solomon Schechter School to Establish $1 Million K-8 STEAM Center

The Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan is establishing a new STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) center for its K-8 students using a $1 million gift.

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