For young women, STEM is not only a community – It’s also a family

Posted on June 27, 2019 by USAEOP

Between academics, school theater and community service, I stay plenty busy and active throughout the school year. And while each of these activities brings me a sense of joy and the chance to practice valuable leadership skills, STEM has always held a special place in my heart. See More

 

Iowa Students – and students from across the country – attend the 57th Annual Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

Posted on May 7, 2019 by USAEOP

At this year’s Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS), students from across the country gathered to compete for scholarships and recognition in the fields of environmental science; life sciences; biomedical, cellular and molecular sciences; medicinal, behavioral and health sciences; engineering; mathematics and computer science; physics; and chemistry and material sciences. See More

 

SECME and Junior Solar Sprint: A Perfect Match!

Posted on May 2, 2019 by USAEOP

By: Michele Williams, executive director, SECME In order to break down the many barriers faced by minority and underserved students who dream of a career in STEM, we must build programs that make sense to them, programs that show real life applications and the benefits of pursuing a STEM education. See More

 

NSTA is Taking Leadership to a New Level

Posted on April 8, 2019 by USAEOP

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) has long been an invaluable AEOP partner through their support in eCYBERMISSION and Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science (GEMS). This year, NSTA has expanded their reach and taken on the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS). See More

 

What Do STEM Careers Look Like in Southeastern Michigan?

Posted on April 3, 2019 by USAEOP

By: Sandra Yarema In addition to preparing their research projects and presentations for the Southeastern Michigan Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS), high school students in the Wayne State College of Education Upward Bound Program (COE UB) spent their summer learning about a variety of STEM careers available right in their own backyard.  See More

 

Science Buddies makes STEM learning accessible at any level

Posted on March 1, 2019 by USAEOP

By: Tina Lanese What makes STEM literacy so important?  STEM literacy not only prepares our children to meet today’s challenges and develop the skills necessary to solve the problems of tomorrow, but also open students to STEM fields offering limitless career, academic and personal growth opportunities. See More

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