The Million Girls Moonshot seeks to reimagine who can engineer, who can build, who can make. Its goal is to inspire and prepare the next generation of innovators by engaging one million more girls in STEM learning opportunities through afterschool and summer programs.
The James Webb Space Telescope, the most powerful telescope ever built, enables scientists to see parts of the Universe as they were about 200 million years after the Big Bang. That’s fairly close to the beginning of time, given that the Universe is projected to be more than 13 billion years old.
Future City is a project-based learning program presented by DiscoverEd that starts with a question: how can we make the world a better place? To answer the question, sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade students imagine, research, design, and build cities of the future that showcase their solution to a citywide sustainability issue.
Microsoft Learning Center’s Hacking STEM webpage allows teachers to build affordable inquiry and project-based activities to visualize data across science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curricula.