While new statistics project increasing growth in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math — so-called "STEM" subjects — in coming decades, girls and young women appear less academically engaged in those fields than their male counterparts.
A review of Snap Circuits Jr., littleBits, and MaKey MaKey electric circuit kits.
When the south Baltimore recreation center closed its doors two years ago, Andrew Coy opened a whole one with an after-school program for kids to learn.
Doug Peltz discusses Mystery Science and how the content provides a set of engaging science lessons to elementary school students. The interview touches on the state of science education in elementary schools, as well as Doug's observations and insights into the key issues for an entrepreneur.
NCLR STEM students at work. NCLR is the largest national Latino civic rights and advocacy organization the United States.
From 2002 to 2012, the number of Hispanics earning bachelor’s degrees in the physical sciences rose 78 percent compared to an overall increase of 47 percent in all U.S. bachelor’s degrees earned in those same fields. Similarly, Hispanics earning bachelor’s degrees in engineering rose 64 percent, compared to just a 34 percent increase in the overall population.
ASTRA Celebrated Women in STEM at The National Women's History Museum’s Breaking In: Women & STEM, Then and Now discussion held at The George Washington University November 20th about the excellence of women in STEM fields and their destiny as integral members of the STEM community. ASTRA, as an advocate for increased innovation and nationwide capacity in STEM, believes our global competiveness is strengthened when its female members are empowered.
Dr. Michio Kaku speaks about how America's poor educational system has created a shortage of Americans who can perform high skilled technology jobs. As a result, America's H-1B Genius visa is used to attract immigrants who are skilled enough to perform these jobs.