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.


Summer Program Intros Teens to Software Behind Pokémon Go

A summer-time enrichment experience for high schoolers at Penn State has taken on a heightened level of excitement with the use of the same development toolset behind the global phenom Pokémon Go.

Robot Revolution: Intelligence In, Intelligence Out

The familiar garbage in/garbage out axiom has long been a mantra of computer programmers, and nowhere is the cause-and-effect principle more apparent than when working with robots. Faced with the three-dimensional movements (and sometimes audio vocalizations) of robots, students across the grade spectrum can see the direct results of their input.

Galxyz, Popular Science Launch Game-Based Science Resource

Galxyz, a company that develops game-based science education apps for elementary school students, has partnered with Popular Science to launch a new co-branded microsite featuring Galxyz's intergalactic science adventure game, Blue Apprentice.

UC Berkeley Program Shows Middle School Girls Ins and Outs of Engineering

Middle school girls received a major dose of real-life engineering exposure during four week-long camps that took place this summer at the University of California, Berkeley.

MIT Continues STEM Education Programs Supporting Diversity

Three STEM education programs at MIT received a $1 million gift to support ongoing efforts that connect underrepresented youth to opportunities in the computer science and engineering fields.

Bill for ‘State Seal of STEM’ at California Senate

Following in the footsteps of two other states, California is the next state to consider a bill that would award students pursuing STEM subjects with an official seal on their diploma.

Illinois School District Adopts Digital STEM Curriculum for Next Generation Standards

Troy Community Consolidated School District 30 has adopted a new digital STEM curriculum for use by students in grades K-8 district-wide.

Texas A&M Relaunches Math Research Camp for High School Students

After a two-year hiatus, Texas A&M University's SMaRT Camp for high school math students is back.

Schools Invited to Apply for Online Engineering and Design Course Grants

A company that provides online training for engineering and design topics has opened up its school grant application process for the 2016-2017 school year.

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.

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