Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Penn State Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Moonlander

Pennsylvania State University has launched a crowdfunding campaign for its Lunar Lion moonlander project, which aims to land on the moon by December 2015.

Assessing the Flipped Classroom's Impact on Learning

Four California professors have been awarded a three-year NSF grant to study how the flipped model benefits students.

Embry-Riddle Re-Ups with Aeronautics Company

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has renewed its agreement with Dassault Falcon Jet calling for the aeronautics company to collaborate for three more years with the Florida institution on education, research and business projects.

Dream It. Code It. Win It. Competition Launches

TradingScreen, the MIT Club of New York, the MIT Enterprise Forum of NYC and NYCPromise have launched a programming competition for college students.

City U of New York Grad Students Create Free Science Curriculum for DNA Barcoding

Two doctoral candidates at the City University of New York Graduate Center recently scored prizes from the American Association for the Advancement of Science for a project in which they created a free inquiry-based science curriculum to teach college and high school students how to do modern biological research.

Florida State U Gets Millions To Create STEM Workshops for Teacher Training

The Florida Department of Education has awarded a STEM research center at Florida State University $14.3 million in new grants to build a professional development program for teachers and build up the state's online collection of science, technology, engineering and math curriculum resources.

STEM Ed Center Gets Money for Rubric Creation

A center in North Carolina that develops curriculum, assessments, and other resources for teachers in science, technology, and math subjects has just received a grant to help it create new STEM tools.

Stanford Prof Unveils Scalable Virtual Labs

A Stanford professor has unveiled a prototype of a scalable virtual lab for use in massive open online courses, at schools with limited lab equipment or even by members of the public.

Drag-and-Drop Programming Tool Alice Updated

The developers of Alice have introduced a new version of their free drag-and-drop development tool as well as an online tutorial to help young students learn how to perform object-oriented programming.

U Colorado Boulder Tutorial Uses Video Games To Teach Coding

A team at the University of Colorado Boulder has launched a tutorial to help students, teachers and others create a 3D video game in an effort to generate interest in computer programming.