Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


JoVE Adds Online Tool for Video STEM Quizzes

JoVE has launched JoVE Quiz, an online tool designed to be used in conjunction with the company's JoVE Science Education video database.

Princeton Uses 3D Printers for Custom Lab Equipment

Three-dimensional printers have emerged as an important tool to help researchers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory at Princeton University produce laboratory equipment.

Universities Send Research into Space by Balloon

Two universities turned to a balloon flight company to send research experiments into space. Montana State University and the University of North Florida worked with World View, a commercial operator that performs pilotless flights up to 140,000 feet.

Sony Math Challenge Comes to U.S. for First Time

Sony Computer Science Laboratories is making its free Global Math Challenge available in the United States for the first time.

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Social Homework Platform Aims to Boost Student Engagement

Three Cal State Long Beach physics professors developed a new tool for making large lecture courses more interactive.



Intelitek, Robai Partner on Robots for STEM Ed

Robai, a robotics provider, and Intelitek, a maker of software for robotics, have partnered to launch a line of robots designed specifically for the education market.

LED-Lit Robotic Garden Nurtures Kids To Code

The creators of a robotic garden from MIT are hoping it becomes a tool to encourage students — especially girls — to understand more about algorithms and programming.

Cornell Launches Prototype Challenge for Engineering Students

Cornell University is collaborating with a private partner to launch a six-month entrepreneurial competition.

NEF Initiates 2 Programs To Improve Digital Skills of U.S. Students and Workers

The National Education Foundation will fund a new digital literacy initiative and an adopt-a-school program designed to help businesses train their workers and enhance the skills of American students.

Want To Draw Women into CS and Engineering? Broaden the Stereotypes

The stereotype of the typical computer scientist or engineer as somebody who's white or Asian, socially inept, obsessed with technology and almost always male is keeping girls out of those fields, according to a new study from the University of Washington.