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STEM meets NASCAR Saturday in LaGrange

STEM meets NASCAR Saturday in LaGrange

What do you get when you cross the thrill of car racing with the educational learning experience of robotics competitions? If you ask educators in LaGrange, GA, they’ll tell you its GreenpowerUSA kit cars competing in regional Grand Prix races. GreenpowerUSA is a nonprofit founded in May 2014 in Huntsville, Ala. It’s

Basketball Legend and Robotics All-Stars to Meet in Minneapolis

Hoops-Shooting Robots to Compete in Land O'Lakes Bot Shot Challenge ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc. today announced "Land O'Lakes Bot Shot," a robotics competition between students from seven universities vying for a $10,000 grand prize during a live event on April 7 in Minneapolis. Student teams will design and build robots to shoot basketballs

Blackhawks combine fun, learning at STEM Showcase

Blackhawks combine fun, learning at STEM Showcase

Players take ice at United Center, show students how speed, energy, angles are applied in hockey CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks brought fun to learning Friday when they hosted the inaugural Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Showcase at United Center. More than 8,000 students, primarily from Chicago's public schools, watched several Blackhawks

NBA, Discovery Education Offer Free Virtual Field Trip Before All-Star Weekend

NBA, Discovery Education Offer Free Virtual Field Trip Before All-Star Weekend

Digital curriculum provider Discovery Education is partnering with the NBA on a free, virtual field trip centered around next week’s All-Star Game. Charlotte Hornets forward Marvin Williams will join league and arena executives in explaining the application of STEM skills in their daily jobs. The NBA-Discovery Education digital experiencetakes place at 1

49ers Foundation Renews Chevron Partnership for Three More Years

49ers Foundation Renews Chevron Partnership for Three More Years

The 49ers Foundation announced today that Chevron, a supporter of the 49ers off-the-field community efforts for 5 years and the founding partner of 49ers EDU, has extended their longtime partnership.  As a part of the partnership, Chevron will continue as the presenting sponsor of the Chevron STEMZONE at Levi’s® Stadium and

NHL, bipartisan Congressional Hockey Caucus hosts Hockey Day on Hill

NHL, bipartisan Congressional Hockey Caucus hosts Hockey Day on Hill

Students take part in demonstration of Future Goals program; money raised for sport in inner city WASHINGTON -- The students of Thornburg Middle School had been looking forward to this field trip for some time. Kathy Moore, a teacher from the school in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, brought 19 students in grades 5-8 with

NBA And Discovery Education Host Virtual Field Trip On STEM Careers

NBA And Discovery Education Host Virtual Field Trip On STEM Careers

 The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Discovery Education invite teachers and students nationwide to participate in Game Plan For The Future: An All-Star Virtual Field Trip on Thursday, February 14th at 1:00 PM EST. During this immersive virtual experience, teachers and students will join NBA players and executives to hear how they use the STEM skills

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