STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Teaching Robots to Learn Teaches the Students Too

Typically, students work with robots that have been pre-programmed or program robots to undertake simple tasks for which the outcome is known. But a research project in Israel came up with a way for high schoolers and first-year engineering students to learn robot intelligence technologies by engaging them in teaching robots to learn.

Blues Guitar to Get Mod Makeover in Mobile Education Units

The blues guitar made famous in the Mississippi Delta will receive a high-tech makeover in an after-school program thought up by college students.

Kettering U Lands $40,000 Grant for K-12 STEM Camps

The university will offer robotics and STEM day camps for students in grades 1-5 at Durant Tuuri Mott Elementary School in Flint, MI.

Triseum Opens Online Store of Education Gaming Experiences

For the online store launch, the company has released new versions of its calculus and art history games.

Western Kentucky University Trains Middle School Science Teachers in STEM Program

The National STEM Scholar Program at Western Kentucky University provides nationally competitive scholarships to science teachers who are in a position to motive students aspiring to be scientists.



Georgia Tech Launches Facility for Remote Users to Control Robot Swarms

The Georgia Institute of Technology is opening the "Robotarium" this month to allow users from around the world to test out their code on a rotating pair of robot swarms.

Cornell Tech Hosts Computer Science Education Workshop

Cornell Tech recently held a workshop to help eight local school districts and a cooperative educational service agency begin creating computer science education strategies.

Nonprofit Encourages African American Girls and Women to Stay Afloat in STEM

A new nonprofit science education organization based in Baltimore, MD wants more African American girls and young women to explore marine-related research and pursue careers in aquatic-based STEM fields.

U Penn Initiative Taps Earth Networks for Advanced Weather Data Research

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and around the world will now have access to advanced weather and lightning data, thanks to a collaboration between the Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative and weather data company Earth Networks.

U Michigan Wins $7.75 Million to Develop Brain Mapping Tools

The project, "Multimodal Integrated Neural Technologies," won the funding as a NSF NeuroNex Technology Hub and will combine three different technologies developed in the last decade or so.

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