Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. STEAM is designed to integrate STEM subjects and the art of design in the classroom. These programs aim to teach students to think critically and have an engineering or design approach towards real-world problems while building on their mathematics and science base.

Kellogg Foundation Gives GVSU $15.5 Million Grant To Build STEM Training At Battle Creek Public Schools

BATTLE CREEK -  The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has provided a $15.5 million grant to Grand Valley State University to partner with Battle Creek Public Schools to provide students a pathway to high-demand jobs in the health care and education sectors; offer teachers enhanced professional development and mentorship opportunities; and continue to build a pipeline of talented

By |2019-05-13T19:11:28-04:00May 13th, 2019|STEAM|

Michigan Science Center Offers Free Admission On Earth Day For Ecology Theater Experience

DETROIT - The Michigan Science Center will introduce the Metro Detroit community to the emerging field of soundscape ecology with the debut of Global Soundscapes: Mission to Record the Earth, a new theater experience combining giant screen images, surround sound, and live presentation on April 20, Earth Day. Global Soundscapes takes guests on a mission

By |2019-04-17T17:20:00-04:00April 17th, 2019|Clean Update, STEAM|

Michigan Science Center Opens For Free Admission On Earth Day April 20

DETROIT - To celebrate Earth Day, the Michigan Science Center will offer free general admission on April 20 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., sponsored by DENSO. The event will explore earth science with hands-on activities, exhibits and shows. Free general admission includes access to more than 250 amazing hands-on exhibits, live stage shows, Spark!Lab

By |2019-04-11T21:22:40-04:00April 11th, 2019|STEAM|

Cass Tech High School To Get Field Trip To Detroit Grand Prix

DETROIT - Comerica Bank, in partnership with the Detroit Grand Prix, is surprising some lucky students at Cass Tech High School with a field trip to Belle Isle to get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes experience during Comerica Free Prix Day. The group of students from Cass Tech’s various STEM clubs, organizations and classes will receive the

By |2019-03-23T16:16:53-04:00March 23rd, 2019|STEAM|

7 Facts About STEM Workforce – STEM Workers Make 26 Percent More Than Average

WASHINGTON DC - Employment in science, technology, engineering and math occupations has grown 79% since 1990, from 9.7 million to 17.3 million, outpacing overall U.S. job growth. There’s no single standard for which jobs count as STEM, and this may contribute to a number of misperceptions about who works in STEM and the difference that

By |2019-03-14T21:18:36-04:00March 14th, 2019|STEAM|

Michigan Science Center Celebrates Women’s History Month With Free Admission

DETROIT - To celebrate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, the Michigan Science Center will offer free general admission on March 17 from 12 - 5 p.m., courtesy Ford Motor Company Fund. The event will honor the extraordinary contributions of women in STEM. “As we recognize the many valuable contributions that women have made

By |2019-03-08T19:42:40-05:00March 8th, 2019|STEAM|

Lawrence Tech University’s Robofest Explained By Coordinator Palonis

ROYAL OAK - Lawrence Technological University's Shannan Palonis is the Coordinator of Robofest, a robotic competition for middle and high school students. LTU hosts the world finals in May. Scholarships are available for students who want to compete in the contest and attend LTU. More at Shannon Palonis To listen, click on

By |2019-03-07T17:34:43-05:00March 7th, 2019|M2 TechCast, Podcasts, STEAM|

Michigan VEX Robotics State Championship Comes To MSU Feb. 24

EAST LANSING - The state’s largest ever Michigan VEX Robotics State Championship is headed to Jenison Field House at Michigan State University on Feb. 24. Around 500 of the state’s best young robotic minds will compete in two divisions during the 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. tournament. Opening ceremonies begin at 9:15 a.m. The event

By |2019-02-18T20:33:56-05:00February 18th, 2019|STEAM|

Running An LED In Reverse Could Cool Future Computers

ANN ARBOR—In a finding that runs counter to a common assumption in physics, researchers at the University of Michigan ran a light emitting diode with electrodes reversed in order to cool another device mere nanometers away. The approach could lead to new solid-state cooling technology for future microprocessors, which will have so many transistors packed

By |2019-02-18T20:06:36-05:00February 18th, 2019|STEAM|

Hella Offering $10K Scholarships For College STEM Students – Deadline March 1

PLYMOUTH – Hella Corporate Center USA Inc., the North American headquarters of the German auto supplier Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., is now accepting applications for the Hella Scholars program. The deadline to apply is March 1. Launched in 2017, Hella Scholars receive $10,000 renewable scholarships, paid work experience, and, ultimately, career placements at Hella.

By |2019-02-13T11:54:08-05:00February 12th, 2019|ESD, Featured, STEAM|