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Edmonds Community College received a $592,240 grant from the National Science Foundation to provide scholarships and support to students studying science, technology, engineering, and math.
“I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computerbecause it teaches you how to think.” — STEVE JOBS, THE LOST INTERVIEW
Nineteen members of the Mountlake Terrace High School TSA, led by faculty advisor Mark Burbank, participated in the Western Washington Regional TSA Competition on Feb. 2 at Jackson High School in Mill Creek.
Anybody who doubts the importance of role models in encouraging kids to tackle the tough subjects of science, technology, engineering and math should consider what kids themselves say about how they got interested in the fields.
DesignCon 2013 invited a panel of high school and college students to share their thoughts at the annual chip designer confab in Silicon Valley and several of them mentioned teachers and parents as influences, according to the EE Times. (Who knew?)
This conversation about the role of privilege and access to STEM by diverse students is an important one. Miriam Goldstein at Deep Sea News and author DNLee both have been very active in science outreach to under-served (and urban) initiating these conversations in our respective scientific spheres...
When Paul Larsen decided to sail faster than physics would allow, he had only one choice: Reinvent the boat.Photo: Jonathan Torgovnik; Reportage: Getty Im
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Mechanical Engineering Magazine's Hod Lipson writes about how 3d printing is influencing fabrication....
Microsoft is taking an unusual approach to tackling a shortage of computer science graduates — one of the most serious issues facing the technology industry, and a broader challenge for the nation’s economy.
In partnership with the National Art Education Association, IDSA invites all K-12 grades 5-12* educators (as facilitators), their students (as learners), college design students and design practitioners to participate in the Design Learning Challenge 2013.
WHAT: Participate in hands-on activities and visit research labs to find out what computer science is all about! UW Computer Science & Engineering students, faculty and academic advisors along with representatives from local technology companies will introduce you to the broad range of problems computer science can address.
WHO: Middle and high school students and their families.
WHEN: 1pm - 3pm on Saturday, December 8th, 2012
The Aviation Academy, located at Snohomish County Airport/Paine Field in Everett, WA, is for all students, ages 13 through 18, who are curious about aviation....
Small computers for art and science (super cool.#microcontrollers #DIY #homeimprovement http://t.co/LjKjMf2P...)...
Science, technology, engineering and math have earned a "nerdy" reputation, but these jobs are proof that STEM is a killer career choice. Below, we highlight 10 cool STEM jobs you should be jealous of. (And soon you could be an asteroid hunter!) Know someone else with a sweet science or tech gig? Let us know in the comments.
The contest brings together talented students from high schools throughout the state of Washington to compete in a spirit of fun. The contest will test their programming skills and problem solving ability.
The competition lasts three hours, during which time each team tries to solve several (usually six-ten) computer programming problems using any of a number of programming languages (e.g., Java, C/C++).
A recent survey of after-school providers by the Afterschool Alliance identified a consensus on the most achievable STEM outcomes for students who participate in after-school programs. They include boosting student interest in STEM, engaging students in STEM activities and learning to value the goals of STEM education.
Science and math education has to be about more than complicated formulas and lengthy...
All American children deserve this opportunity, not just those who demonstrate an early aptitude or who are fortunate to attend such forward-looking schools.
Videos and cool science experiments from Steve Spangler and SteveSpanglerScience.com...
Engineering students from across the globe competed in Energy Relay –the 2012 ASME Student Design Competition–held in conjunction with the Society's 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition.
On the morning of Thursday, December 6th, CSPC released 'A Letter on STEM Education for America's Parents' at the American Association for the...
Whether you want to volunteer in a kindergarten or high school classroom or anywhere in between, it can be confusing without having a plan. Get started with the Engineers as Educators workshop, Saturday December 8th.
WHO Computer Science StudentsWHAT A contest where CS students spend 3 hours solving programming problems in teams of 1-3 people with 1 computer using the programming language of their choice.WHERE UW, Paul Allen Center for CSE (Directions & Parking)WHEN December and also next AprilWHY To allow Computer Science students to use the skills gained in class to compete for medals, prizes, and HONOR. :-)
Next school year, nearly 1,900 Washington students will get $5,000 scholarships to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering, math and health care.