STEM education outreach and research
Temple to host STEM conference
In the Media
So much of our lives revolve around STEM — sciences, technology, engineering and math — yet fewer Americans are entering these fields. Jamie Bracey,...
October 22, 2012
Area school students unveil apps, wind-powered devices at weekend STEM events
Last weekend, two events were held as part of Temple’s commitment to advancing science, technology, engineering and mathematics education among students from disadvantaged and under-resourced schools. On Friday, students from local high schools graduated from a three-month design studio in which they developed mobile applications. On Saturday, other area students competed in a competition in which they designed and built devices to harness wind energy.
May 23, 2012
Students showcase innovation at annual Carver Science Fair
More than 400 Philadelphia middle and high school students showcased their creativity and innovation in science and engineering during the annual George Washington Carver Science Fair held this week at Temple.
March 7, 2012
Interactive play develops kids' spatial skills
In a recent study published in Mind, Brain and Education, researchers at Temple's Infant Lab found there are benefits to playing with that old toy classic — blocks. The researchers found that when playing with blocks under interactive conditions, children hear the kind of language that helps them think about space, such as "over," "around" and "through."
November 1, 2011
New program expands STEM education throughout Pa.
Further broadening its outreach in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, Temple launched the Pennsylvania Math Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) initiative during a ceremony at the Philadelphia Navy Yard on August 27.
August 30, 2011