STEM Research Mentoring Program for High School Students

High school students with a passion for STEM can join a select group of high-achieving students from around the world in the LearnSTEM Research Program, founded by researchers at top universities. In this online program, students will go above and beyond the standard curriculum to learn from and collaborate one-on-one with PhD mentors from elite universities such as Princeton, Harvard, Stanford, and University of California Berkeley.

Social Media Initiative Empowering Girls in STEAM

High school senior Reeva Khokhar, the national executive director of Girl Genius, says she is determined “to create a supportive and inclusive environment for girls to explore their potential in STEM fields and embrace their passion.”

Cicada Location App for Tracking Two Buzzy Broods

Trillions of periodical cicadas will emerge from the ground this spring, bringing with them their loud buzzing and molted exoskeletons. There are two broods of periodical cicadas—those that emerge every 13 years and those that emerge every 17 years.

Competition That Emulates a Professional STEM Symposium

Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) is a STEM competition sponsored by the US Department of Defense that challenges high school students from everywhere to achieve, and to build the skills that prepare them for college and career.

Imagination Day - Cool Conference Cool Teachers

Science is Cool is hosting its fourteenth free virtual unconference for cool teachers on July 23, 2024. Imagination Day will broadcast live from Walt Disney World Resort at EPCOT, starting at 10 a.m. (ET) / 7 a.m. (PT).

Space Stories Created Through a Collaboration of Animation Students and Astronomers

What if you put a team of astronomers and a class of animation students together to try to explain the mysteries of the Universe? Since 2013, NASA scientists have worked with students at Maryland Institute College of Art to produce a series of animations based on research related to black holes, pulsars, dark matter, and more.

Scientific Articles Written by Scientists in Partnership with Young Readers

Frontiers for Young Minds publishes articles that either describe new research on the cutting edge (New Discovery) or explain a key idea that is fundamental for understanding a scientific field (Core Concept). Articles cross all subject areas in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine).