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Western Washington Vehicle Research Institute Honored

Western Washington Vehicle Research Institute Honored | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
Automobile magazine dubbed Western Washington University's Vehicle Research Institute "very possibly the best school in the country for total car design." We've assembled a team of eager students to compete in the Progressive Automotive X-Prize Challenge.
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Central Washington University's Science Talent Expansion Program

Central Washington University's Science Talent Expansion Program | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

The goal of the Science Talent Expansion Program to provide direct, significant, and sustained benefits to the student population; to recruit and retain students in STEM fields through academic support and mentoring; and to direct students equipped with essential knowledge and skills, toward successful STEM careers.

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Bikes move Into the fold

Bikes move Into the fold | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
Twenty five years after designing his first folding bicycle, Mark Sanders has worked with Korean company Mando to develop the recently launched Mando Footloose folding…...
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Inspiring Eureka: Rethinking Math and Science Education

Inspiring Eureka: Rethinking Math and Science Education | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
It's worth recognizing that everyone involved in the Mars mission was a student once. And somewhere along the line, these professionals had science and math teachers who inspired them to pursue a career in the final frontier.
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Industry, Educators Build In-roads to STEM Success

Industry, Educators Build In-roads to STEM Success | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

America has a crisis. First, of the 3.2 million students who earned high school diplomas this year, at least one third of those who attend college from this group will require remediation. Second, while the news is better for students earning diplomas, over 1 million students who should have graduated in 2012 did not. These underprepared and disengaged graduates and dropouts are part of a crisis in the United States.

 

Industry-education partnerships in Kentucky, California prove STEM solutions are out there.

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STEM Station - Boise State University

STEM Station - Boise State University | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

What is STEM Station? We are a community of collaborators from Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics disciplines. STEM Station is a catalyst, a community and a culture. The STEM Station at Boise State University involves a consortium of more than a dozen National Science Foundation STEM education initiatives and research programs, in conjunction with partners from Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and Research and Economic Development.

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Book Club: A New Way to Create

Book Club: A New Way to Create | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

If you believe the pundits, America doesn’t make anything anymore—you just won’t find “Made in the U.S.A.” on shirt tags, electronics, or other goods. But the truth, according to entrepreneur and Wired Editor in Chief Chris Anderson, is that America is going through a manufacturing renaissance.

 

Wired editor Chris Anderson talks about his new book.

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UW STEM Bridge Program for Incoming Engineering & Science Students | www.engr.washington.edu

UW STEM Bridge Program for Incoming Engineering & Science Students | www.engr.washington.edu | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
The UW STEM Bridge helps incoming first-year engineering and science students make a smooth transition to college. During the four-week program, STEM Bridge students:
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Math vs Broccoli

The US is facing a STEM challenge, and math education is the top priority. It's time for curriculum publishers to step up and deliver. http://www.conceptuama... (Compelling video - Math vs Broccoli.
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Projects of Otherlabs from Seth Griffith

Projects of Otherlabs from Seth Griffith | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
You want to know what engineers do for fun, visits Seth's studio.
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Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) Educational Program for High School juniors | The Museum of Flight

Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) Educational Program for High School juniors | The Museum of Flight | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) Aeronautics educational program for high school juniors from across Washington State which emphasizes science, technology, engineering and math, and encourages students to consider careers in these fields.The program is divided into two components – the online curriculum and the Summer Residency.

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Computer Science summer camps

Computer Science summer camps | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

Spend a week on the beautiful University of Washington campus making new friends and exploring the exciting field of computer science!

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Business leaders want to deepen STEM focus in local schools - Pacific Coast Business Times

Business leaders want to deepen STEM focus in local schoolsPacific Coast Business TimesThat was the focus of the Central Coast STEM Collaborative's annual forum, co-hosted by UC Santa Barbara's Gevirtz Graduate School of Education.
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A NEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN TARC | Aerospace Industries Association

A NEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN TARC | Aerospace Industries Association | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

AmSafe® Industries, Inc. today unveiled a new scholarship program at the Team America Rocketry Challenge (“TARC”). Established in the honor of Brendan M. Kutler, who suddenly and unexpectedly died in his sleep on December 29, 2009, at the age of seventeen, the $5,000 annual, four-year scholarship will be open to all students who participate in the TARC competition during their Junior or Senior years of high school.

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States with Largest Presence of STEM-Related Jobs

States with Largest Presence of STEM-Related Jobs | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
Few would argue that STEM-educated workers are vital to advancing innovative ideas and new products. But here’s another fact borne out by labor market data: The regions with the strongest presence of STEM-related employment are heavily dependent on government funding.

 

Washington State — where more than 70% of STEM workers are located in the Seattle area....

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What Is STEM Anyway?

What Is STEM Anyway? | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

Professionals who spend any time in academics or grant-writing may have noticed that 2012 has become the year of STEM. More precisely, it has become the year of talking about STEM. With such excitement surrounding that acronym, it has begun to leak out into every day society, and people all over America are starting to ask, "What the heck is STEM, anyway?"

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MIT Students Create Educational Videos for K12 Students |

MIT Students Create Educational Videos for K12 Students | | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

Students and educators at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are now producing educational videos for K12 students. Teachers can submit ideas for STEM-related experiments and demonstrations, and MIT students then create a short video explanation.

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The Verizon Innovative App Challenge

The Verizon Innovative App Challenge | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

The Verizon Innovative App Challenge is an exciting, creative and collaborative competition that offers $10,000 grants for winning middle schools and high schools and Samsung Galaxy Tabs for winning students. Created to ignite students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)...

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WSU students build a robosub

WSU students build a robosub | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

A group of computer science and electrical engineering seniors at Washington State University is building an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), otherwise known as a robosub. The underwater robot will be entered this July in the 15th International RoboSub Competition. The contest, in San Diego, is co-sponsored by the AUVSI Foundation and the U.S. Office of Naval Research.

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Flying high with TLG Aerospace in Seattle

Flying high with TLG Aerospace in Seattle | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

TLG Aerospace, Seattle, WA is an aerospace engineering services company that uses software to ensure that its customers benefit from more efficient designs and faster design…...

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Mathematics Academy Summer at www.engr.washington.edu

Mathematics Academy Summer at www.engr.washington.edu | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

Math Academy is an intensive, four-week residential session held on the Seattle UW Campus in summer. Students engage in coursework created by UW math faculty and designed to develop the skills necessary to meet the high standards of college-level math and engineering.

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A playground for geeks: Nike vet to open 10,000-square-foot maker space in Seattle

A playground for geeks: Nike vet to open 10,000-square-foot maker space in Seattle | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
Calling all geeks, nerds, designers, makers and anyone else whose ever wanted to build something cool: MakerHaus is coming to Seattle's Fremont neighborhood.

 

What’s MakerHaus? It’s kind of a geek paradise.


The 10,000-square-foot renovated industrial design space will include educational programs where members can take classes on topics such as Intro to Rhino 3D CAD; Getting Funded on Kickstarter; or Laser Cutting Basics.

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Spirit of Innovation Challenge - Conrad Foundation - Home Page

Spirit of Innovation Challenge - Conrad Foundation - Home Page | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
The Spirit of Innovation Challenge
provides an opportunity for teams of students to create commercially viable products or services to address issues of global sustainability for the benefit of humanity.This annual competition is free and available to students, ages 13-18, from around the world. The Spirit of Innovation Challenge offers teachers, parents and afterschool coordinators a relevant and dynamic way to teach science, technology, engineering and math. Along the way, world-renowned scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs are available as virtual mentors to help teams Get Their Genius On.
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Composites program at Clover Park Technical College

Composites program at Clover Park Technical College | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
The Material Science – Composites program at Clover Park Technical College prepares students for careers in composites manufacturing. In this program, students learn to fabricate, assemble, repair, test, and troubleshoot composite materials.
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STEM mastery: The ticket to reviving education

STEM mastery: The ticket to reviving education | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
Technology and engineering, both critical dimensions of our modern global economy and society, require mastery in science and advanced math.
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