TWU Summer Camp Teaches Hearing Impaired and Non-Hearing Impaired Children to Learn Together
STEM summer camp brought together hearing-impared and non hearing-impaired students together for STEM learning.Josh Campbell/Unsplash. Texas Woman's University hosted a summer camp that brought together children with hearing and speech capabilities. The four day camp was for children between the ages of 5 and 12. They learned STEM: science, technology, engineering and math. Concepts were taught using LEGO blocks.
Moon rocks on display at Forsyth County library’s ‘Oceans on the Moon’ event on Tuesday
(FORSYTH COUNTY, GA) Looking for a free summertime event that’s “out of this world?”. The Sharon Forks Library branch of the Forsyth County Public Library system will have actual moon rocks available for patrons to examine at the “Oceans on the Moon?!” program on Tuesday, June 28 at 6:30 pm.
Hands-On Innovation Lab Comes to Inspire Big Thinking Tampa Kids
Fort Innovate - A travelling Stem Exhibit by USAA(USAA/USAA) USAA's Fort Innovate, a STEM Lab will be Hosted at the Glazer Children's Museum for a Limited Time. USAA celebrates its 100th anniversary by bringing a free, traveling innovation lab to children and their families this summer to nine select cities.
The First Mexican-Born Woman in Space Due to Launch Soon
A history making flightNASA/Josh Valcarcel, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. The Blue Origin flight was due to launch Friday 20th May, but was delayed because of technical issues.
Pennsylvania Department Of Education Announces Winners Of STEM Competition
Pennsylvania Department of Education announced winners from an all-ages STEM competition, where teams faced off to invent solutions to real-world issues. In a press release on May 19, 2022, the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced the winners of a STEM competition last month. STEM projects created by the students were designed and constructed to solve real-world issues. The participating teams in the competition were required to work with a member of a business, local community, or an educational figure. The entity helps the students create an authentic working experience. Students will have the opportunity to discover more about these STEM-related careers.
$1K STEM Grants Available for K-12 Schools, Apply by May 31
The first annual Lt. Governors’ STEM Scholarship Program awards up to $1,000 to 12 schools nationally. Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2022. The first annual Lt. Governors’ STEM Scholarship Program awards up to $1,000 to 12 schools nationally to support STEM-related activities for students. Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2022, with award recipients announced and funded this Summer 2022.
WHRHS Team 41 RoboWarriors rise to the challenge at FIRST Robotics World Championships
Tired but triumphant, Team 41-RoboWarriors, representing Watchung Hills Regional High School in Warren, NJ, arrived home late Sunday afternoon, bringing home the title of FIRST Robotics World Championship Roebling Division Semi-Finalists, and a whole new appreciation for the sport.
WHRHS Team41 RoboWarriors earn award in FIRST MidAtlantic District Championships, qualify for FIRST World Championships.
It was an early but in no way restful weekend for the students and faculty advisors of WHRHS Team 41 as the RoboWarriors descended on the Stabler Arena of Lehigh University from April 7th - 9th for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Rapid React MidAtlantic District Championships.
WHRHS Team 41 RoboWarriors score second silver and head to district championships
Watchung Hills Regional High School Team 41 RoboWarriors continued their upward trajectory last weekend as they battled it out against 38 other teams at the FMA District Montgomery Event held from April 1 to April 3, 2022, at Montgomery High School in Skillman. Following on the heels of the FMA District Bridgewater event in which they brought home the silver and an Excellence in Engineering award, the team had some 3 weeks in which to complete any repairs and make programming upgrades.
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WHRHS RoboWarriors secure 2nd place victory
Watchung Hills Regional High School Team 41 RoboWarriors added a 2nd place ranking victory and an award for Excellence in Engineering to their long list of achievements, during the weekend of March 5th-6th. At the FMA District Bridgewater-Raritan Event, part of the international FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) competition, held at Bridgewater-Raritan Regional High School, the team competed against 35 other teams from within the First Mid-Atlantic District in a series of qualifying matches. The team earned Rank 2 with a record of 13-4-1 and won the following awards:
Opinion: College Algebra Requirement Should End
I don’t know who runs the algebra lobby in Washington, but they have perpetrated a profound coup. Somehow, they have convinced colleges across America that the temporary and partial mastery of their recipes for solving obscure problems is somehow an indispensable benefit to society.
Did You Know? LED Lights Were Invented at UIUC
Champaign/Urbana, IL - Learn something new every day! LED lighting is ubiquitous these days - in our homes, businesses, and even on the street. But what many people don't know is that this technology was actually invented right here at UIUC!