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Fall 2017 Newsletter

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by Sarah Durkin

Read the Fall 2017 Newsletter to find out what's new at the USNA STEM Center. Fall Newsletter

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SeaPerch Educator Workshop at Morgan State

  POSTED ON: Saturday, December 02, 2017 by Sarah Durkin

On Sat Dec 2, the USNA STEM Center presented an Educator Workshop in Baltimore, hosted by Morgan State University. Twenty-one educators from public schools and STEM outreach organizations in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Howard ...

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MESA STEM Days

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by Angela Moran

Midshipmen led hands-on STEM activities for over 480 elementary school students from 20 Maryland public schools in Baltimore, Charles, and Anne Arundel Counties. MESA Days were held on November 16 and 29 at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics ...

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STEM Outreach Dallas

  POSTED ON: Saturday, November 18, 2017 by Angela Moran

In partnership with LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens), the United States Naval Academy hosted a STEM outreach in Dallas, TX at Mountain View Community College on November 18, 2017. Midshipmen Abbey Taylor, Svetla Walsh, Nikola ...

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NSBE Conference

  POSTED ON: Friday, November 10, 2017 by MIDN 1/C Thomas Stone

On 10NOV2017, 10 members of the National Society of Black Engineers attended the Zone 2 Fall Regional Conference in Greensboro, North Carolina. The conference was an amazing networking and learning experience for all attending members. Friday ...

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Navy Medicine STEM Outreach Workshop San Diego

  POSTED ON: Friday, November 03, 2017 by Angela Moran

On behalf of the Office of Naval Research, the USNA STEM Center presented an educators workshop at Naval Medical Center San Diego on November 6 and 7, 2017. Twenty-four military and civilian members from various medical commands on the ...

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Mini-STEM Event

  POSTED ON: Friday, November 03, 2017 by Donna Weber

On November 3, 2017, in collaboration with the Office of Admissions, the USNA STEM Center hosted 20 high school students from Women in Natural Sciences (WINS), an outreach program of the Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University. STEM ...

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STEM Outreach: Detroit, MI

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 27, 2017 by Angela Moran

In collaboration with the Office of Admissions, the USNA STEM Center visited the Detroit area on Oct 26 and 28, 2017, providing hands-on activities to students at the General Motors Tech Center and Wayne State University Upward Bound ...

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Museum Educator Workshop

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 27, 2017 by Angela Moran

Another Best Practices in STEM Outreach Workshop was held at USNA on October 27, 2017, this time for museum educators. The full day workshop, presented by the USNA STEM Center and sponsored by the Office of Naval Research, provided a forum to ...

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Midshipmen Summer STEM Alumni Reunion

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by Sarah Durkin

The USNA STEM Center and the Office of Admissions have hosted a Summer STEM Program for high school students each year since 2008. Many past participants have now reached college-age, and 292 of them have since been inducted ...

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Family STEM Day

  POSTED ON: Saturday, October 21, 2017 by Sarah Durkin

On Saturday, October 21, the USNA STEM Center hosted a crowd of over 175 people on the lab deck of Rickover Hall. The event was open to USNA faculty/staff and their families, so that they could experience interactive STEM ...

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STEM Educator Workshop Dayton

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 20, 2017 by Angela Moran

STEM Center faculty provided a 12-hour workshop for 24 teachers from 14 different schools, predominantly in the West Dayton, Ohio area. Teachers built and launched underwater robots and practiced hands-on activities related to Navy engineering on ...

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Girls Only STEM Day

  POSTED ON: Saturday, October 14, 2017 by Angela Moran

On October 14, 2017, the USNA STEM Center hosted 230 girls from  Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC, New York and New Jersey, for Girls Only STEM Day with hands-on workshops and engineering design challenges ...

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St. Louis STEM Outreach

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 13, 2017 by Angela Moran

In collaboration with the Office of Admissions, the USNA STEM Center visited the St. Louis area on Oct 13-14, providing hands-on activities to students at the Webber Township High School in Bluford, IL as well as students at St. Louis Community ...

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NSTA Workshop

  POSTED ON: Thursday, October 05, 2017 by Angela Moran

"Engineering Underway:A Closer Look at the Engineering Design Process through Navy Relevant, Project Based Learning" was the title of a workshop presented at the National Science Teachers Association Baltimore MD Area Conference on Oct 5. ...

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NOAA/SeaPerch Educator Workshop for Prince George's County Public Schools

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by Sarah Durkin

The USNA STEM Center held a workshop, "Engineering to Explore the Ocean", for educators from Prince George's County Public Schools. Thirty-six teachers, representing 24 different elementary, middle and high schools, attended the two-day ...

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Albuquerque STEM Educator Training

  POSTED ON: Saturday, September 23, 2017 by Angela Moran

Thirty-three teachers joined Professors Patrick Moran and Angela Moran from the STEM Center at the Albuquerque BioPark on Saturday, September 23 for a full day STEM Educator Workshop. Twenty-three different schools including ...

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USNA Fall STEM Educator Training

  POSTED ON: Saturday, September 09, 2017 by Angela Moran

Daisy Rayela, STEM coordinator and technology teacher at Thomas Johnson Middle School in Prince Georges County commented, "I will apply what I learned to design my activities in class, after-school and STEM events to inspire kids and parents to ...

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STEM Workshop and Outreach in Hawaii

  POSTED ON: Friday, August 25, 2017 by Angela Moran

In collaboration with the Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, USNA STEM Center faculty visited three schools in Hawaii at the end of August to provide hands-on activities to students in grades 4 to 8. About 80 students at Waialua ...

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Summer 2017 Newsletter

  POSTED ON: Monday, August 21, 2017 by Sarah Durkin

Read the Summer 2017 Newsletter to find out what's new at the USNA STEM Center. Summer Newsletter

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Navy Medicine STEM Outreach Workshop

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by Donna Weber

On August 16, 2017, USNA STEM Center hosted a workshop at the U.S. Naval Academy on how to engage your community in STEM outreach. Twenty-three military and civilian members of from various medical commands within the ...

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SET Sail STEM Educator Training

  POSTED ON: Monday, July 10, 2017 by Donna Weber

In July 2017, the USNA STEM Center hosted the annual Summer SET Sail STEM Educator Training. Two week-long residential sessions were offered onsite at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. SET Sail I was held July 10-14, ...

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Girls Tech Camp

  POSTED ON: Monday, June 26, 2017 by Donna Weber

The annual Girls Technology Camp program was held June 26-30, 2017 at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Fifty rising 7th, 8th and 9th grade girls attended the five-day program. USNA faculty and staff led the girls in hands-on, science and ...

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Summer Heroes Youth Program

  POSTED ON: Monday, June 12, 2017 by Donna Weber

The USNA STEM Center presented the annual Summer Heroes Youth Program (SHYP) from June 12-16; 19-21, 2017 at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Sixty rising 7th, 8th and 9th grade students from AFYA Charter Public School and the Weinberg ...

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Summer STEM Program

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, June 07, 2017 by Donna Weber

The annual Summer STEM Program at the U.S. Naval Academy was presented by the Office of Admissions and the STEM Center for Education and Outreach. Over 860 campers attended from all 50 states and Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Also included ...

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Spring 2017 Newsletter

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 19, 2017 by Sarah Durkin

Read the Spring 2017 Newsletter to find out what's new at the USNA STEM Center. Spring Newsletter

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STEM Educator Training at USS Turner Joy

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 12, 2017 by Sarah Durkin

USNA STEM faculty and staff, Angela Moran, Patrick Moran, and Rachel Fees, presented STEM educator workshops at the USS Turner Joy museum ship in Bremerton, WA on May 12 and 13. Educators included local Kitsap County public school ...

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SeaPerch/NOAA Educator Workshop at Morgan State

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 05, 2017 by Angela Moran

Teachers representing ten schools from Baltimore City and educators from Morgan State University built and launched underwater robots and investigated real world topics at Morgan State University on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6 during a STEM ...

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SeaPerch Showcase

  POSTED ON: Friday, May 05, 2017 by Angela Moran

After spending several months building their SeaPerch underwater remotely operated vehicles, 110 fifth graders from Talbot County Public Schools launched their SeaPerch in the Hydro lab tow tanks. The students and their teachers participated in ...

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DoDEA STEM Educator Workshops in Japan

  POSTED ON: Thursday, April 20, 2017 by Angela Moran

USNA STEM Center professors Sarah Durkin and Angela Moran traveled to Japan in April to offer professional development workshops for Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) teachers. 95 teachers and DoD personnel from schools in Okinawa ...

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Maryland Regional SeaPerch Challenge

  POSTED ON: Saturday, April 08, 2017 by Angela Moran

The USNA STEM Center held its annual Maryland Regional SeaPerch Challenge on Saturday, April 8 in Rickover Hall. Over 450 middle school and high school students designed, built and modified their ROVs (remotely operated vehicles) to compete in ...

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USNA STEM at Sea-Air-Space Expo

  POSTED ON: Sunday, April 02, 2017 by Sarah Durkin

The United States Naval Academy STEM Center participated as an exhibitor at the Sea-Air-Space Naval STEM Exposition on April 2, 2017. This annual event, presented by the Navy League STEM Institute, was held at the Gaylord Convention Center in ...

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Mini-STEM Event at USNA for Chicago Students

  POSTED ON: Friday, March 24, 2017 by Sarah Durkin

Forty-two high school students, from Phoenix Military Academy and ITW David Speer Academy in Chicago, visited the U.S. Naval Academy as guests of the Office of Admissions, and participated in a mini-STEM event presented ...

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STEM Outreach Workshop at Naval Station Great Lakes

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by Angela Moran

Twenty scientists, engineers, and technologists at Naval Station Great Lakes joined 15 teachers from their local school districts to share a "Best Practices in STEM Education and Outreach" workshop held on March 15 at Naval Station Great Lakes ...

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San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering

  POSTED ON: Saturday, March 04, 2017 by Mark Murray

The USNA STEM Center participated in the San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering Expo held in Petco Park on Saturday March 4, 2017. Prof Mark Murray along with six midshipmen, MIDN 1/C Erik Sutton, MIDN 2/C Joshua ...

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Girls Only STEM Day

  POSTED ON: Saturday, March 04, 2017 by Sarah Durkin

As part of an ongoing effort to encourage young women to pursue an interest in science, technology, engineering and math, the USNA STEM Center hosted a Girls Only STEM Day on Saturday, March 4, 2017. This inspiring event, held ...

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STEM Educator Training Spring

  POSTED ON: Saturday, February 25, 2017 by Angela Moran

USNA STEM Center hosted another successful Stem Educator Training Workshop on February 25, 2017. Attended by 145 educators from over 90 different schools in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, the event was facilitated by 15 ...

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Dayton STEM Educator Workshop

  POSTED ON: Friday, February 17, 2017 by Angela Moran

Twenty-seven teachers from Dayton, OH area schools built and launched underwater robots and delved into complimentary real world topics at the University of Dayton on Friday, Feb 17 and Saturday, Feb 18 during a STEM educator workshop ...

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Tulsa STEM Outreach and Training

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, February 08, 2017 by Angela Moran

The USNA STEM Center for Education and Outreach has a history of partnering with the Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance through professional development provided for teachers and STEM days provided for students in both rural and urban districts, ...

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Video: Girls Only STEM Day

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 by Sarah Durkin

Watch this video to see highlights from Girls Only STEM Day, Fall 2016. Video

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Oxon Hill STEM Night

  POSTED ON: Thursday, January 26, 2017 by MIDN 2/C Jennifer Hedgecoth

On January 26, 2017, the U.S. Naval Academy STEM Center for Education and Outreach traveled to Oxon Hill Middle School in Fort Washington, MD with two STEM staff members, Jennifer Da Rosa and Rachel Fees, along with eleven midshipmen: 2/C Deja ...

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STEM Educator Training Miami

  POSTED ON: Monday, January 23, 2017 by Angela Moran

Melissa Fernandez, Instructional Supervisor of Technology Education & Industrial Education for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, stated "This professional development did an amazing job integrating science, math and engineering concepts with ...

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Robotics Tournament

  POSTED ON: Saturday, January 21, 2017 by Angela Moran

On Jan 21-22, the U.S. Naval Academy was the site of a regional FIRST Tech Challenge Tournament and FIRST LEGO League Jr Expos. Hundreds of elementary, middle, and high-school students participated. About 60 teams of middle and ...

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NESA Merit Badge Jamboree

  POSTED ON: Saturday, January 14, 2017 by Angela Moran

With support from STEM faculty, the USNA National Eagle Scouts Association (NESA), hosted its annual Merit Badge Jamboree for over 650 scouts as well as scout leaders on January 13-15, 2017. Scout groups from Maryland and numerous surrounding ...

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