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STEMpact STEM TQ Summer Institute

By myralopez on April 17, 2019 in

Some 120 local educators are participating in this two week summer institute held at Washington University and various STEM locations throughout the region. The 2019 STEMpact Teacher Quality experience will be a 100-hour, yearlong learning endeavor involving teams of teachers from St. Louis regio...

Boeing Engineering Challenge at Washington University

By myralopez on April 4, 2019 in

More than 230 students from the St. Louis region will launch their balsa wood gliders at the 11th annual Boeing Engineering Challenge at Washington University in St. Louis. The competition follows months of designing, building and testing at elementary, middle and high schools across the region, ...

HEC-TV spotlights ISP’s mySci Do program

By myralopez on March 13, 2019 in mySci, Science, STEM

By Suzanne Vanderhoef For far too many local kids, school supplies aren’t just notebooks and pencils. For them, a warm coat, a pair of socks, or even a toothbrush might be the difference that allows them to go to school ready to learn. That’s where The Little Bit Foundation comes in. Founded in 2...

Physics Family Fun Day: Electricity & Magnetism

By myralopez on February 21, 2019 in

Calling all middle school students and their families! Join us as we talk about Van der Graaff generators, magnetic induction, batteries and more!  Learn some shocking facts with demos and hands-on activities! Make your own battery and experience levitating plates. RSVP at washu.physics.outrach@g...

Lecture: Physics in Diagnostic Medicine

By myralopez on February 7, 2019 in

FREE public lecture for all audiences with Dr. James Miller. He’ll discuss the role of physics in diagnostic medicine. There will be a Q&A session following the lecture. The talk is accessible to those with little to no background in physics or medicine, ages 10 and up. Check out the pr...

Women in STEM Day 2019

By myralopez on January 28, 2019 in

National Engineers Week is a week dedicated to celebrating how engineers make a difference in the world, and hosting engineering activities for students and educators across the nation. This year, National Engineers Week is from February 17 to February 23, 2019. The Society of Women Engineers (SW...