Will we use this in real life? Children always seem to ask this question when they are learning math. The answer is yes, math is everywhere. From counting money to budgeting and even taxes, math is in everyday life and usually has to do with personal finance. Geometry to Trigonometry might not be something everyone […]
Increased demand and low unemployment rates are two components that make these STEM jobs attractive.
Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) uses the American Innovation and Mentorship Agreement (AIM) to provide STEM opportunities and FIRST’s (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) innovative robotics-based programming to 3,000 Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide by 2015.
The White House Council on Women and Girls hosts a STEM event featuring women in the field in order to encourage interest in young women in these careers. Despite underrepresented populations in STEM careers, research has shown that 74% of teen girls are interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Read article
Grades 6-12 are invited to create a short video explaining how to “Save the World through Science and Engineering”. Parents, educators, counselors, get your students to compete in this for the chance to win $2000 (first prize) and a travel stipend to Washington DC to attend the festival.