National Geographic Breakthrough
On November 1st, National Geographic Channel, in partnership with GE, will premiere Breakthrough, a revolutionary new series about scientific discoveries that will change our lives in the immediate future and beyond. Breakthrough explores lifesaving and mind-boggling innovation in brain science, longevity, water, energy, pandemics and cyborg technology. The series follows some of the world's leading scientists and captures the courage, imagination and sacrifice behind their remarkable breakthroughs.
Watch trailer here
Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) Program
The Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) Program provides a unique opportunity for accomplished K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educators to serve 11 months in a Federal agency or U.S. Congressional office. Einstein Fellows bring their extensive classroom knowledge and experience to their host offices to inform Federal STEM education efforts.
More STEM Activities, or actual communication?
Wayne Carley from STEM Magazine explores talking to kids about STEM fields and having deeper conversations versus just giving them more tasks or generic STEM kits.
Read more here.
Aviation Pros Kids Aviation Adventure Weekend
Aerospace Discovery Weekend is a 3-day youth aerospace adventure held on the SUN 'n FUN Convention Campus to introduce young men and women to the dynamic world of aviation. Youth groups will find unique opportunities ranging from an astronaut's presentation to learning how the science of sports relates to flying an airplane.
The Porcupine Project
Follow the Bayfront Maritime Center as they take on rebuilding and designing the historic Lake Erie Schooner Porpcupine. Porcupine's mission will be sailing as the Schoolship for Presque Isle Bay, a hands-on sailing STEM classroom and historic regional attraction.
STEM Magazine, October 2015
$1.5 million Goes to Engage Youth in Computational Inquiry in STEM
A new partnership between the UW, TAF and TAF Academy receives $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) STEM+C program to bring together interdisciplinary, project based STEM learning.