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STEM Career Exploration Activities for Distance Learning
As we approach the year mark of the coronavirus onset, millions of students around the world are still home from school - but the show must go on! Despite the challenges, distance learning provides the luxury of TIME for students to explore and act on their interests like never before. Below is a list of [...]
New Years Goal Setting for Teens

Want to make a New Year’s resolution that really matters this year? Rather than weight loss, eating better, or getting more sleep, try this one – make your New Year’s resolution to be a better person. It’s no secret that the world is a bit crazy these days. If we all resolved to become a […]

3 STEM Activities to Try During Your Winter Break

Put your winter break to good use! While home for the holidays, take some time to explore your interests in STEM, try new things, and continue on the path to your future STEM career! Here are three fun STEM activities to try: Play STEM Games Take a step a way from WOW and Minecraft for […]

Hour of Code: 7 things to try if you loved it!

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 45 languages. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104. ~Hour of Code Congrats! You are among the 100 million people that have tried the […]

Computer Science Activities for Middle School

Computer science careers are in high demand, offering lucrative opportunities across the education spectrum. From high school diploma to PhD, there’s something for everyone! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 11 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations”. […]

Best STEM Gifts 2020

If the kids in your life are anything like mine, there are few gifts that make it past the one-month mark. Some because they cannot take the beating that my kids dole out, but moreso because they simply lose their appeal after a handful of uses (once the ‘new’ factor wears off!). I find that […]

How To Save Money on STEM, Science, and Life with Open Source

Michigan Tech engineering professor Joshua Pearce has an approach that can help people in the real world save money on STEM education, state-of-the-art scientific equipment and many consumer products we all use every day. Pearce is well known in the research community for savings scientists millions of dollars using open source tricks. Now he is […]

Best Extracurriculars to Enhance STEM Learning for Students

If you want to explore your interests, improve college readiness and develop an area of expertise, extracurricular activities are the way to go. But when you’re looking to enhance specific skills, it’s important to choose the right activity. After all, we only have so much time outside of school hours and we want to ensure […]

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