27 Feb · Moni Singh · No Comments

Children Can Reach Higher with STEM Achievement Levels

Morrisville, NC 2/18/19 – Introducing STEM PAL… Participant Achievement Levels. Children enrolled in STEM For Kids summer camps, trackout camps, afterschool programs, STEM Saturdays and other regular classes can now earn credits. These credits propel the child towards acquiring higher levels of achievement in STEM. STEM PAL is aimed to motivate participants and celebrate their …

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21 Jan · Moni Singh · No Comments

Applied IoT in Warehouses for Children as Summer Camps and Programs

Morrisville, NC 1/21/18 – With the exponential growth in connected devices, the IoT (Internet of Things) is a key driver of digital transformation in several industries. The biggest growth is in applications and analytics. Improving supply chain processes in retail and manufacturing are considered one of the hottest application for IoT per Forrester. STEM For Kids® …

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24 Sep · Moni Singh · No Comments

Internet of Things (IOT) for Children as Camps, Afterschool and In-School Workshops and Enrichment Classes

Morrisville, NC 9/24/18 – The Internet has revolutionized how we search, consume and share information. The Internet of Things (IoT) involves extending internet connectivity to everyday devices like lights and fridge at home to change the way we live, work, entertain, travel and even how governments and businesses work! The outlook is promising…it is estimated …

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8 Jul · Moni Singh · No Comments

Drug Delivery Methods and Technologies for Kids

STEM For Kids brings another new innovative curriculum in medicine. Morrisville / RTP NC 7/9/2018 – Engineering better medication and better methods of delivering them are front and center as engineering challenges for the 21st Century. Children at STEM For Kids’ summer camps, afterschool programs, STEM Saturdays and in-school field trips can now explore methods and technologies for …

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26 Feb · Moni Singh · No Comments

New Curriculum – Entrepreneurship Build to Market Challenge

Announcing STEMpreneurship Camps and Classes; launches with NC Coastal Pines Girl Scouts. Morrisville / RTP NC 2/26/2018 – The great inventions and technologies that shape our worlds today are a result of successful market launches. STEM and innovations need business ethos and acumen to become a desirable product or service. It is never too early …

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5 Feb · Moni Singh · No Comments

New Biomedical Engineering Curriculum – Can You Hear Me?

STEM For Kids’ Biomedical Engineering delves into hearing with another new STEM / STEAM curriculum. Morrisville / RTP NC 2/5/2018 – The human senses are our contact to the environment. One of the  main sensory organs is the ear. What makes your ear hear? How do medical technologies like stethoscope and ultrasound work? On this …

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7 Jan · Moni Singh · No Comments

Sustainable Engineering – Camps, Classes and Afterschool Programs

Sustainability at home and school are needed. STEM For Kids steps up to add new sustainable engineering camps, classes and after-school programs for children. Morrisville / RTP NC 1/8/2018 – Environmental and sustainability practices in schools are an important trend in 21st century education, and research and practice indicates that green schools can save money, …

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27 Nov · Moni Singh · No Comments

New Programs: Virtual Reality, Eye Tech, I Spy and WordPress

Announcing four new programs. Children can now design their virtual reality headsets and jump into their very own virtual reality games! Morrisville / RTP NC 11/27/17 – We are pleased to announce the release of four new curricula into our comprehensive line-up of STEM / STEAM enrichment programs for children in grades K to 8. …

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12 Jun · Moni Singh · No Comments

New Curriculum Release: Biomedical Engineering Organ Systems I

STEM For Kids’ innovative portfolio for children’s education enrichment expands to include Biomedical Engineering. Morrisville, NC 6/12/17 – “I enjoyed the leg prosthetic a lot. I was able to build my own leg!”, said Riley about his experience with STEM For Kids Biomedical Engineering Camp. Utilizing the innovative STEM For Kids WayTM of taking complex …

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1 Jan · Amanda Buchanan · 8 Comments

Biomedical Engineering for Deeper Space Technology

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been discussing the possibility of a manned flight to Mars as soon as ten years from now. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory at NASA which has an estimated landing date for a manned mission to Mars in the 2030s, has created STEM classroom activities that get kids thinking about how to …

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22 Jun · Matt Bowman · No Comments

The Adventures of Captain EnergyPants

Raleigh NC, 6/22/2014 – Captain EnergyPants made an impressive debut at STEM For Kids camp last week. EnergyPants took campers on an amazing journey of discovering energy. Children applied the engineering design process to design their own catapults and engaged in a friendly catapult war. Afterwards, they collaborated to design and build roller coasters to …

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9 Jun · Matt Bowman · No Comments

SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2013 Congress, Cool Air and Computer Science for K-5

“If you want to work in an air-conditioned environment, computer science is the way to go.” I got this advice when I was deciding on an engineering field of study among the many possible choices, Civil, Mechanical, Industrial, etc. It was enticing for someone living in the 120 degrees Fahrenheit scorching heat of Delhi without …

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19 May · Matt Bowman · No Comments

SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013 The Big Bang Theory of STEM …

A recent episode of the Big Bang Theory got me thinking about the impact of childhood experiences in Science and Technology. The main characters, Leonard and Sheldon are brilliant physicists, the kind of “beautiful minds” that understand how the universe works. In this particular episode they meet Professor Proton. They grew up watching Professor Proton’s …

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21 Oct · Matt Bowman · No Comments

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2012 STEM: Taking Matrix’ Red Pill

From agriculture to industrialization to the Information Age, mankind has made a fascinating journey of innovation. What leads to such innovations? Jared Diamond, professor of geography and physiology at the University of California, Los Angeles, in his Pulitzer Prize winner book Guns, Germs and Steel makes the case that a civilization is not created out …

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26 Aug · Matt Bowman · No Comments

The chains of habits …

SUNDAY, AUGUST 26, 2012 I learned something pretty young even though it took me many years to fully understand it. Growing up, when I was in elementary school, students took turn to present news headlines and a thought of the day every morning during assembly. My first experience standing with a microphone on a podium …

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17 Aug · Matt Bowman · No Comments

First things first … back to basics

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2012 Some interesting discussions with academia took me back to an important foundational question … what is STEM? The letters in the acronym STEM tell us part of the story – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. However, the 21st century skills that our children need are something more than just this simplistic …

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