October was STEM Awareness Month

Noyce Scholar Larry Hermanson
Noyce Scholar Larry Hermanson

Science is Spelled Excitement during STEM Awareness Month

October is STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Awareness month in Michigan. All month long, events have been held across the state, and right here in the Copper Country, to help youth become more interested in STEM subjects.

Read more at Michigan Tech News, by Erika Vichcales.

Noyce Scholarships Turn STEM Majors into Science & Math Teachers

Bradley Baltensperger, chair of the Department of Cognitive and Learning Sciences at Michigan Tech, explains: “If we can identify the best and brightest science, math and engineering students who would make good teachers, then prepare them for their own classrooms, it leads more top-notch students into STEM majors and scientific and technical careers.”

Read more at Michigan Tech News, by Monica Lester.

October is Michigan STEM Awareness Month

The Western U.P. Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education is a member of the Michigan STEM Partnership, a statewide, public-private collaborative that includes educators, employers, legislators and others who are concerned about creating the new Michigan economy and addressing the current lack of STEM skills in graduates and job applicants.

Read more at the WUP Center.

View the Photo Gallery for Family Physics Night – Barkell Elementary – 10/15/13 courtesy of Joe Charnawskas.