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MESA STEM Day
The USNA STEM Center partnered with Maryland Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) to provide two days of engaging STEM activities to over 400 students on November 7 and 13 at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab in... Read more
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Tulsa SeaPerch Educator Workshop
STEM Center faculty provided an 8 hour workshop for 27 teachers from 16 different schools, in Tulsa, OK and surrounding areas. Teachers built and launched underwater robots and practiced hands-on activities related to Navy engineering... Read more
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Bowie State Pre-Service Teacher Workshop
On October 31, STEM Center faculty Sarah Durkin, Christine Maceo, and Angie Moran presented a STEM educator workshop for pre-service teachers at Bowie State University.  The program was part of a series of workshops offered to... Read more
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Family STEM Night and Star Party
In conjunction with the Physics Department and Astronomy Club, the STEM Center for Education and Outreach hosted its annual Family Night as a Star Party on October 25. The program included hands-on, space-themed STEM activities provided... Read more
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Best Practices in STEM Outreach Air Force Workshop
The USNA STEM Center provides educational outreach training and support to Department of Defense personnel to develop community-based, hands-on STEM outreach strategies including defense relevant topics and applications. On October 22... Read more
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"Challenge the STEM Mids" at Annapolis Library
In support of Maryland STEM Fest 2019 and their efforts to encourage students to take an interest in technology and pursue science and engineering coursework, the STEM Center for Education and Outreach presented "Challenge the STEM... Read more
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Girls Only STEM Day
Sponsored by the Office of Naval Research and Naval Academy Foundation, Girls Only STEM Day workshops are designed to introduce middle school girls to a wide range of opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math fields. On... Read more
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STEM Outreach Workshop and Educator Training, Keyport, WA
"As an elementary teacher that has taken only the basic science series in college, I found the workshop exceedingly helpful. I took away many learnings regarding hydraulics, fluids, engineering, and chemical reactions. I am inspired to... Read more
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STEM Day Baton Rouge
The Office of Admissions and the STEM Center collaborated with the John Daniel Scholars Laboratory as well as the Louisiana State University and Baton Rouge Community College Upward Bound programs to provide an interactive STEM program... Read more
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STEM Educator Training Fall Workshop
The USNA STEM Center hosted another successful Stem Educator Training Workshop on 21 September. A Howard County teacher noted "I can't thank you enough for another awesome STEM PD session. My teachers walked away energized and ready to... Read more
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STEM Training Historic Naval Ships Association
The 53rd Historic Naval Ships Association Annual Conference was held from 17-20 September at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc. The conference featured sessions on technology, education, preservation, conservation, and... Read more
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St. Louis Navy Week
MIDN Annie Dunigan, August Will, and Josh Engler along with ENS Julian Brown, Capt P.J. Moran, and Prof Pat Moran traveled to St Louis to represent the USNA STEM Center at St. Louis Navy Week, Sept 6-8. The group, also supported by... Read more
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Summer SET Sail STEM Educator Training
"The USNA SET Sail STEM Educator Training was energetic, informative, and filled with activities to take home and use in my classroom. I feel recharged and empowered to teach students about a variety of STEM topics with authentic,... Read more
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Summer STEM Program
"I loved meeting my squad and going to the modules," expressed one attendee. Another stated that "I liked learning about different career fields and increasing my knowledge of STEM."  From another student came the comment, "I... Read more
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Summer Heroes Youth Program
The USNA Summer Heroes Youth Program (SHYP) focuses on engaging middle school students from Baltimore City, MD, Washington, DC and Prince George's County, MD through exciting engineering and science activities, led by midshipmen... Read more
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STEM Educator Workshops, Hawaii
Educators from across Hawaii attended a collaborative workshop offered in June by the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and the USS Battleship Missouri Memorial on Ford Island, Honolulu.The three... Read more
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STEM DoDEA Educator Workshop, Europe West
USNA STEM Center faculty traveled to Department of Defense schools in Europe West to provide a series of workshops to teachers of military children stationed overseas. Three full-day workshops were held April 29 to May 3 at Supreme... Read more
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Mini-STEM Event for New York City Students
In collaboration with the USNA Office of Admissions, the STEM Center for Education and Outreach conducted a mini-STEM event to provide hands-on STEM activities to 20 New York City ninth and tenth graders. MIDN Harold Mantilla and Josh... Read more
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Maryland Regional SeaPerch Challenge
The USNA STEM Center hosted its annual Maryland Regional SeaPerch Challenge on April 6. Middle and high school student teams from Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, and the District of Columbia designed and built underwater remotely... Read more
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Philadelphia Pre-Service and Early Service Teacher Workshop
On March 30, USNA STEM Center faculty traveled to Philadelphia to provide a STEM Educator Workshop for pre-service and early service Noyce teachers, held at St. Joseph's University in collaboration with Philadelphia Regional Noyce... Read more
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Mini-STEM Event for San Antonio students
In collaboration with the Office of Admissions, the USNA STEM Center welcomed girls form San Antonio's Girls Inc. The ninth and tenth graders toured the Academy and had lunch in King Hall with midshipmen. They also participated in a... Read more
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Seeds for Success
STEM Midshipmen Ariona Mayo, Natalie Stahl, Jennifer Iniguez, Julian Brown , Nikola Pejovic, and Mitchell Winkie visited the Seeds for Success after-school program at... Read more
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Challenge the STEM Mids at Annapolis Library
MIDN Gabriella Leonard, Jordan Cabarras, Christina Domanowski, Leah Gordon, Yogaish Khastgir, Victoria Laveck, Rachel Manhertz, Harold Mantilla, Anna Maxsimic, Shannon McAllister, Khadijah McClean, Vincent Potente, Jocelyn Rodriguez,... Read more
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ONR Best Practices in STEM Outreach
The eighteenth ONR Best Practices in STEM Workshop was held at USNA on March 12-13, 2019. Thirty-two participants attended from numerous commands and organizations around the nation, including representatives from Spawar Systems Command... Read more
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"Engineering to Explore the Ocean", Dayton Educator Workshop
On March 8 and 9, the USNA STEM Center collaborated with NOAA's Office of Ocean Exploration and Research to offer a 12 hour workshop to educators in the Dayton area. "Engineering to Explore the Ocean" featured NOAA curriculum in... Read more
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San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering
The USNA STEM Center participated in the San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering Expo Day held in Petco Park on Saturday March 2, 2019. Prof Mark Murray along with six midshipmen, MIDN 2/C Dustin... Read more
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Girls Only STEM Day
"Shoot for the Stars" was the theme of the Spring Girls Only STEM Day for middle schoolers on March 2. About 175 girls came from 75 different schools in New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, DC, and Maryland. Attendees... Read more
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STEM Educator Training
The STEM Center for Education and Outreach hosted the spring session of SET Sail, a semi-annual day-long STEM Educator Training for formal and informal educators in grades K-12, sponsored by the Office of Naval Research and the... Read more
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High School Girls Only STEM Day
The STEM Center for Education and Outreach hosted a “High School Girls Only STEM Space Technology Day” for girls in grades 9-12 on February 9 in Luce, Michelson, and Chauvenet Halls. This event was sponsored by the... Read more
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Astronomy Night
Over 150 people attended the two Planetarium shows and hands-on Space Technology activities during the February 8 Astronomy Night. LCDR Kai Seglem provided the narrative of the winter skies and the Astronomy Club and STEM Center manned... Read more
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Maryland Pre-Service Teacher Workshop
On February 5, USNA STEM Center faculty Angela Moran, Patrick Moran, Sarah Durkin, and Christine Maceo provided a STEM Educator Workshop for pre-service teachers, held at Morgan State University. Thirty-six pre-service teachers attended... Read more
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Seeds for Success
STEM Midshipmen Josh Engler, Aiden Sabety-Mass, Hazel Acosta, Gabriella Leonard, Natalie Stahl, Juliet Yu, and Mitchell Winkie visited the Seeds for Success after-school program at Eastport Community Center in Annapolis. During... Read more
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BEYA Student Leadership Award
The STEM Center congratulates MIDN 1/C Dante Daniels on being selected as a Student Leadership Award recipient at the upcoming BEYA STEM conference. As an active participant in STEM Education and Outreach at the U.S. Naval Academy... Read more
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DCPS Educator Workshop
USNA STEM Center staff, Prof Sarah Durkin and Donna Weber, presented three sessions for educators at the D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) Professional Development Day on Jan 23, 2019 at Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, D.C. Teachers... Read more
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FIRST Robotics Tournament
On January 12, USNA hosted a regional robotics competition for the FIRST® Tech Challenge and FIRST® LEGO League Jr for over 170 elementary, middle, and high school students with 300 spectators in attendance. Over 35... Read more
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