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DoD STEM Outreach Workshop
A second DoD STEM Workshop was held at USNA on August 14-15, 2018. Fifty participants attended from numerous commands and defense-related organizations around the nation, including representatives from the Air Force, Navy, National... Read more
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Observatory and Planetarium Star Party
On August 6, 2018, about 140 adults and children attended the Observatory and Planetarium Star Party, a collaborative event between the USNA Physics Department, Astronomy Club, alumni, and the STEM Center for Education and Outreach.... Read more
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SET Sail STEM Educator Training Summer 2018
Wendy Sancho from Fort Bragg attended the first week of SET Sail STEM Educator Training at USNA this July and commented that the program "[gave] me a new zeal for engagement and getting students involved in their own learning. I intend... Read more
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Girls Tech Camp
"STEM Around the World" was the theme of the annual Girls Tech Camp, hosted by the STEM Center at USNA from June 18-22. Forty-three middle school girls attended; most were from Maryland, but others came from as far away as California... Read more
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Summer Heroes Youth Program
The Summer Heroes Youth Program (SHYP) focuses on mentoring middle school students from inner-city Baltimore through a five-day summer program held at USNA and led by midshipmen mentors. SHYP was held this year from June 11-15 and... Read more
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Summer STEM Program
The USNA Summer STEM Program, presented by the Office of Admissions and the STEM Center for Education and Outreach, was held the first three weeks in June on the Academy grounds in Annapolis. Rising 9th to... Read more
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Spring 2018 Newsletter
Read the Spring 2018 Newsletter to find out what's new at the USNA STEM Center. Spring NewsletterRead more
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STEM DoDEA Educator Workshop in Italy
The USNA STEM Center traveled to Italy from May 7-11 to provide hands-on STEM workshops for DoDEA educators and community partners. Four full day workshops were developed and implemented for 94 attendees including teachers representing... Read more
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SeaPerch Showcase
After spending several months building their SeaPerch underwater remotely operated vehicles, 50 fifth-graders from Talbot County Public Schools launched their SeaPerch in the Hydro lab tow tanks. The students and their teachers... Read more
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USA Science & Engineering Festival
  The 5th USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo was held on April 7- 8, 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Over 3,000 exhibitors from professional societies, universities, government... Read more
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Maryland Regional SeaPerch Challenge
The final round of this year's Maryland Regional SeaPerch Challenge, held at USNA on April 7, was especially dramatic as a tie-breaker was required to determine the last selectee to advance to the International SeaPerch Competition,... Read more
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STEM Outreach in San Antonio
In collaboration with the Office of Admissions, the USNA STEM Center participated in a STEM Day at Wagner High School in San Antonio. Leigh McNeil of the Office of Admissions noted that hundreds of attendees came from all over the... Read more
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DoD Best Practices in STEM Workshop
The USNA DoD Best Practices for STEM Outreach Workshop was held on March 12 and 13, 2018, on behalf of the Department of Defense (DoD) STEM Programs Office. As part of a series of workshops sponsored by DoD and the Office of Naval... Read more
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Girls Only STEM Day
  Two-hundred middle school girls attended the March 3, 2018 Spring Girls Only STEM Day, despite power outages and gusty winds. The girls traveled from NY, NJ, PA, CT, IN, VA, DC and throughout MD to participate in COLOR ME... Read more
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STEM Educator Training
  Mapping with MATLAB, Health Based Technology,  Arduino Coding, Solid Modeling, Space Sensor Technology, and Experimentation were some of the topics presented in a hands-on format and available to educators at the... Read more
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Mini-STEM Event
  On February 23, in collaboration with the Office of Admissions, the USNA STEM Center hosted about 30 high school students from Chicago's Phoenix Military Academy. Midshipmen Lani Davis, Jane Kirkham, Maddie Reynolds, Ken... Read more
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NOAA/SeaPerch Educator Training in Tulsa
On February 12-13, thirty-six educators from 26 schools in and surrounding Tulsa, Oklahoma attended a 12-hour workshop provided by the USNA STEM Center in collaboration with NOAA, DoD STEM, and the Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance. The... Read more
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Mini-STEM Event Building STEPS
  Thirty-eight high school students, from four schools in Baltimore City, visited the U.S. Naval Academy to participate in a mini-STEM event presented by the USNA STEM Center on... Read more
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NESA Merit Badge Jamboree 2018
On January 20th, 2018, 800 scouts and adult leaders from all over the country came to the U.S. Naval Academy for the 21st annual USNA STEM Jamboree. The vision for the event is to inspire young adults to explore, to ask questions and to... Read more
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