Category Archives: Science

Students Excel on National Technology and Engineering Exam

In recent years, many educators have designed special programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines for middle school students. For example, one exciting STEM initiative in North Carolina brings middle school students on a tour of local businesses and academic institutions focused on STEM fields. Efforts such as these seem to be paying… Continue Reading

3 Young Women Earn Top STEM Honors at the 2019 ISEF: What You Need to Know

One of the most prominent sponsors of educational programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is Intel. The company sponsors a mobile Tech Learning Lab that has traveled the United States bringing high-tech STEM education to students. Intel also sponsors the renowned International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). In 2019, three of the top… Continue Reading

Hands-on Agricultural Experiences and STEM: What You Need to Know

Hands-on Agricultural Experiences and STEM: What You Need to Know

The most effective lesson plans in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education are interactive, meaning they provide opportunities for hands-on learning. In this kind of education, students learn through experience, rather than passively absorbing information. One US city has taken a unique direction with experiential and interactive learning in STEM. In Birmingham, Alabama, seven… Continue Reading