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South Orange Middle School Receives Grant for Ecology Project

South Orange Middle School has just been selected by Sustainable Jersey For Schools as the winner of the $10,000 River Curriculum Grant. The Rahway River, used during past ecology projects, is the primary setting for students to learn about water quality, biodiversity, and project management. Through this program, students receive a comprehensive understanding of their local watershed and the importance of preserving and restoring the ecosystem.

SOMS principal Lynn Irby believes that the river field study will have a lasting effect on the students ...

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Cannon Elementary: Out With the Old and in With the New

The local school district in Grapevine, TX has decided to rebuild Cannon Elementary in order to replace the aging, outdated classrooms and curriculum. The new campus will transform into a real world laboratory for STEM-based curriculum where students can observe what they are learning about in classrooms. Construction is set to begin this Summer, and the new school is expected to launch when the 2018-19 school year begins.

Because of structural damages, a lack of compliance with the Disabilities Act, and the desire to provide ...

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Can STEM Education Help Create Jobs in Developing Nations?

Yes, STEM can have a substantial impact on moving people in developing countries out of poverty. Developing countries working to educate the next generation in STEM receive many benefits from these classes as students receive valuable experience and skills that translate to the workforce. Unfortunately, setting up STEM lessons and classes can be difficult because of monetary costs, finding teachers, and moving past traditions.

Obinna Ukwuani, a MIT graduate, started the first STEM school in Nigeriain 2012. The program is a robotics academy geared towards ...

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Siemens STEM Day Acts as Catalyst for Increasing STEM Activities in Classroom

Last month, the Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education launched Siemens STEM Day – an innovative and augmented version of the Siemens Science Day website, including a new K-12 online STEM experience. Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education are the leading investors in digitally utilized STEM education programs in the K-12 classrooms. The advanced Siemens STEM Day now provides high school resources intended on supporting STEM curriculum and institution with digital content as well as 130 original elementary and middle school activities.

In celebration of the Web site ...

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Are Flying Cars Becoming a Reality?

Airbus, one of the world’s largest aerospace companies, was excited to announce that they will be officially testing a small prototype for the first flying car by the end of the year. Previously, Airbus was involved in airborne transportation as they created the Urban Air Mobility division in order to research ways to minimize traffic congestion on urban roads. The division wanted to create an application, like Uber or Lyft, to allow airborne vehicles to pick up passengers in crowded urban areas. Through its ...

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