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2017 Massachusetts STEM Summit

On Tuesday, I attended the Massachusetts STEM Summit at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. It was a great event with fantastic and inspiring keynote speakers! We heard from both¬†Yvonne Spicer, Vice President of Advocacy & Educational Partnerships, National Center for Technological Literacy, Museum of Science (and Mayor-elect of Framingham, MA) and¬†John C. Warner, President …

Statewide STEM Summit for Girls

For the 4th year in a row, Mansfield High School will be sending a team of 10 female students to the Girls Statewide STEM Summit! Students will participate in full day of hands-on workshops exploring all areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. The event takes place on April 8th (Sunday) at Regis College …

STEAM Challenge Day – Playing Card Towers

Today was our first STEAM Challenge Day! Students were tasked with building the tallest tower possible using playing cards. The cards could be cut, folded, or modified in any way, but no additional materials were allowed. I originally intended on having the students complete the analysis sheet that typically goes with the project, but we …

STEM Career of the Week – Physicist!

  Stephen Hawking and Jim Parsons Physicist Conduct research into physical phenomena, develop theories on the basis of observation and experiments, and devise methods to apply physical laws and theories. Education: Masters, Doctoral, Post-Doctoral Possible Job Titles: Health Physicist, Scientist, Research Scientist, Physicist, Research Consultant, Research Physicist, Biophysics Scientist Possible Employers: academia, government laboratories, military, …

STEM Career of the Week – Programmer!

Each week I will feature a STEM career in my classroom and on my blog. Hopefully, this will inspire students to think about different subjects and careers that may not have been on their horizon previously. Programmer Grace Hopper, invented the compiler Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications …

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