As part of the inaugural Charleston STEM Festival, TTC hosted a family STEM night. On display were hands-on exhibits from various STEM-related areas of the college, including biological and physical sciences, engineering, fitness specialist, psychology, and veterinary technology. Despite the poor weather, more than 120 attendees helped to extract DNA from strawberries, explored the microscopic
Your public library has so many resources available to support STEM education. In addition to books, magazines and reference materials in the library, many now offer online resources including e-books, e-magazines and research databases. The Charleston County Public Library now offers free STEM ebooks from Sylvan Dell (for students K5 primarily) and a science database,
Charleston Southern University elementary education students are making math fun and interesting for students in the Lowcountry. CSU students facilitate engaging, hands-on math activities for the children to explore concepts such as the meaning of area, measuring with non-standard and standard units, patterns, the characteristics of 2-D shapes and 3-D figures, and the meaning of
This post is from the S2TEM Centers SC blog, July 2013 and is written by Dorothy Earle and Susie Teague, Education Specialists for S²TEM Centers SC. Looking for free tools to guide your thinking and actions for STEM implementation in your school? Everything you need for your STEM journey can be found at S²TEM Centers SC.
by Rhett Nettles, S2TEM Centers SC email@example.com When thinking about art, most folks probably don’t think about mathematics. If they do, it might be limited to the golden ratio, MC Escher, or fractal art — but the connection goes much deeper. Consider, for example, visual realistic art where the artist is attempting to pull the
There is a critical need for the US to promote science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) literacy. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook: Overview of the 2008-2018 Projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationally 62% of all jobs today require STEM skills and too many of our students fail to graduate with these skills. STEM
We are pleased to announce that in February 2014, we will kick-off the inaugural Charleston STEM Festival to celebrate science, technology, engineering and math in the Lowcountry. The Charleston STEM Festival will bring awareness of the wonders of hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to the Lowcountry community. The festival kick-off on Saturday, February