Tag Archives: STEM

Applications Open for NH Robotics Education Development Program

NH Robotics Education Development Program Application SY2019-2020 DEADLINE NOVEMBER 15, 2019 2019-2020 NH Robotics Grant Application Eligibility: Must be for students at a public or charter school. The school must develop an itemized budget for the current year for the … Continue reading

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Samsung “Solve for Tomorrow” 2019-2020 Education Contest

The contest challenges students in grades 6-12 to show how STEM can be applied to help improve their local communities. 300 state finalists will be selected to submit an activity plan.  This Contest focuses on how Science, Technology, Engineering, and … Continue reading

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The 2019 Congressional App Challenge is Open

The annual Congressional App Challenge (CAC) launched on July 8.  Both NH CD-1 Representative Chris Pappas and NH CD-2 Representative Ann Kuster have opened challenges for their districts’ students.   The CAC is a Congressional initiative to encourage student engagement in … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse Event: NHSTA teams with the McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center

On Monday, August 21, 2017, there will be a solar eclipse making its way across America. While New Hampshire is not in the path of totality, it is close enough so that fully 62% of the Sun will be eclipsed … Continue reading

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New Prosthesis Helps 10 Year Old Bicyclist – 3D Printing STEM Project – Milford, NH

Morgan Peterson was born without the lower portion of her left arm. The limb tapers to slim roundness just below the elbow. She was 6 months old when fitted with her first prosthetic, courtesy of Shriners Hospitals. Four more have … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: Realizing Potential with Mindset

Complimentary 1.5-hour NAPE Webinar Wednesday, October 5, 2016 3-4:30 pm ET, 2-3:30 pm CT, 1-2:30 pm MT, 12-1:30PM PT Description This 90-minute virtual workshop can assist educators and counselors in transforming their practice to foster a growth mindset in themselves … Continue reading

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STEM 2026 Report Released

In 2015, the U.S. Department of Education, in collaboration with American Institutes for Research (AIR), convened a series of 1.5-day workshops that brought together invited experts and thought leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) teaching and learning to … Continue reading

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Early Introduction Can Encourage More Women to Join STEM Fields

Maybe you recall the Verizon commercial that follows a young girl as she’s growing up.  Samantha takes a keen interest in activities like wading in a stream and building a rocket ship; activities that explore science, technology, engineering and math … Continue reading

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How to Spot Bad Science

Science, in this day and age of the internet and “experts” on everything, is sometimes not all that accurate. People can take scientific data and use it in different ways and in bad ways. Sometimes the data itself is bad, … Continue reading

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STEM vs. STEAM: Do the Arts Belong?

A tug of war is currently looming between proponents of STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and math) and advocates for STEAM lessons, which add art to the mix. Whichever side you come down on, here are some ideas for you … Continue reading

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