Category Archives: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Exposing Kid Makers to a Little Spark

By Shruti Varadharajan Maker Challenge Coordinator, Children’s Museum of Houston I carefully followed Leah, a Maker Corps Member, as she opened the door to the Chevron Maker Annex in The Children’s Museum of Houston, and the room immediately resembled a … Continue reading

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National Museum and Library Medal Winners Inspire “Makers” Across America

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Blog. To view the original post, click here.  By Nancy Weiss and Stephanie Santoso Earlier this week, First Lady Michelle Obama presented the 2015 National Medal … Continue reading

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Science from the Start Kicks Off at the Sciencenter

By Amy Gaulke Public and Media Relations Manager; Sciencenter The mission of the Sciencenter is to inspire excitement for science through interactive exhibits and programs that engage, educate, and empower. With the onset of the Science from the Start program, … Continue reading

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Engagement, Creativity and Inspiration Found in New Afterschool STEM Programs

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement blog. To view the original post, click here. By Ellen Lettvin Robert Noyce Senior Fellow, Office Innovation and Improvement.Engagement, Creativity and Inspiration Found … Continue reading

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