Students at Charles Carroll Middle School in New Carrollton, Md., participated in the school's first "bioblitz" Wednesday, part of a nationwide initiative to increase the use of mobile devices in the classroom.
The 7th- and 8th-graders were able to observe and identify numerous living species of plants, animals and insects in the area near their school, which is part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
The Chrysler Foundation Hosts Nearly 300 Students at FIRST Robotics Appreciation Day
Red, white and blue discs took flight as hundreds of high school and middle school students invaded Chrysler Group LLC's Auburn Hills (Mich.) headquarters to show off the robots they created and competed with at the 2013 FIRST Robotics Competition Championship.
Justina Nixon Saintil, Verizon Foundation Director of Education Programs, speaks with MO.com
The Verizon Foundation is the philanthropic entity of Verizon. We are focused on accelerating social change by using the company’s innovative technology to help solve pressing problems in education, healthcare and energy management. The Foundation has several education programs focused on developing students’ interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).
The Ultimate Sport for the Mind, 2013 FIRST Robotics Competition Championship
With team names like “Killer Bees,” Bionic Barons” and “More Martians,” a dedicated following of high school-aged “techies” happily sacrifice hundreds of hours of their spare time to conceive, design and build some very sophisticated robots and their futures.
Read more about these extraordinary students and their robots in a Chrysler Group LLC blog by Betty Carrier Newman.
Cisco’s Patrick Finn, Senior Vice President, Public Sector, joined U.S. President Barack Obama and 9 other leading U.S. technology companies and education nonprofits to launch US2020at the White House Science Fair.
US2020 is an all-hands-on-deck initiative that aims to connect more science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professionals to students from kindergarten through college.
‘Discover Your Green World’ Poster Contest Encourages K-8 Students to Contribute Exhibit Ideas for Science Center at New LG HQ
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A new poster contest* sponsored by LG Electronics USA invites local students to create exhibits for the LG Science & Environmental Learning Center, a key element of the company’s future North American headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
Kindergarten through eighth grade students in Englewood Cliffs, Englewood, Tenafly and Fort Lee schools are encouraged to participate for a chance to win cool LG prizes and to have their exhibit ideas considered by a panel of expert judges for the new LG science center.