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The history of Computer Science

Check out this infographic to see how the ‘T’ in STEM got its name.

Coding: the necessary addition to a kid's vocab

Coding is the next important thing to learn in order for kids to be successful in the world and in STEM careers. Read this infographic to learn more about this revolution.

A history of female STEM workers’ significant moments

Women may be behind in the STEM workplace, but that doesn’t mean they haven’t already contributed significantly to society.

Video Series: STEM careers are out there

Watch these four videos to get a good feel for what careers are available in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Inspiring the minority: Females in engineering

Debbie Sterling isn’t the only woman that has been ridiculed for going into a STEM career. Now she’s speaking out and reaching out to everyone to change their mindset about women in the STEM workforce.

STEM is for the abled and disabled

At the STEM Career Showcase for Students with Disabilities at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, disabled kids learned that they were far from being disabled when it comes to STEM careers.

“Whether it’s a Skyscraper in Manhattan or a School in the Mountains of Colorado, they aren’t Fundamentally Different” – EPA Spokeswoman

Watson: You are kidding me aren’t you Holmes? A representative of an agency that’s supposed to be leading the way in energy efficiency doesn’t understand the difference between a Skyscraper and a School? Holmes: I couldn’t believe it either when I read it in the paper.

What a STEM education looks like

These are the insights gained about what STEM education should look like after studying 5 schools.

Is STEM education the destroyer of creativity?

Sure, STEAM allows for students to be creative, but without the ‘A’ will STEM learners and workers lose their creative side?

Innovation or no motivation?

When we spend our lives maneuvering smart phones and using the ease of Siri, Google Now, and the newest version of voice command, Jasper, how do we maintain our humanity?