Welcome to the New York State
STEM Education Collaborative
Established January 2009
July 21, 2015
New York State is a member of the STEMx coalition.
is a member of the new STEMx coalition
of state STEM networks through Empire
STEM. We are beginning to interconnect messages
through states’ social media as well as STEMConnector and
other national partners.
12th - 14th
Futures From Pre-K to Careers
Stay tuned for follow-up information from the Institute.
Our Collaborative Institutes:
15, 1956 -
Oct 5, 2014
NYS STEM Ed Collaborative
working definition of "STEM Education"
Education refers to utilizing the NYS MST Standards in the
teaching and learning of the Science, Technology Education,
Engineering and Math (STEM) disciplines, in an innovative,
integrated, collaborative, and applied fashion to a level of
challenge sufficient for college and/or career readiness.
in part from the National STEM Initiative)
In The News...
- NASA Challenges Students to Design 3-D Space Containers
Calling all students! NASA needs your help to design containers that
could be used in space. The 3-D Space Container Challenge is the
second in series of Future
Engineers Challenges where students
in grades K-12 will create and submit a digital 3-D model of a
container that they think astronauts could use in space. The
challenge closes on August 2, 2015 with winners announced on October 7, 2015.
- More Students Earning STEM Degrees
Driven by a growth in the "hard sciences"—such as
computer science, engineering, and physical and biological sciences—the
prevalence of STEM degrees increased between 2004 and 2014 at the
bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels, according to a report
from the National Student Clearinghouse.
- Outlier Research & Evaluation at the University of Chicago was
awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation
(NSF) to study the landscape of inclusive STEM (Science, Technology,
Engineering, and Mathematics) high schools across the United States.
The final study findings were recently released. Explore the
- STEM 2015: Are We Losing Our Focus? by
Anne Jolly · 01/20/2015
- Now you can subscribe
to the NYS STEM Collaborative Listserv
- NASA Taps Student
Teams to Simulate Human Exploration of Other Worlds - NASA
is debuting a new engineering design challenge to engage students worldwide
the next phase of human space exploration. The NASA Human Exploration
Rover Challenge is a more complex follow-on to the successful NASA
Great Moonbuggy Race.
Have You Seen...
- Switch Energy Project -
The Switch Energy Project is a nonpartisan effort to build energy
awareness and promote efficiency. The project includes a feature
length documentary, the world’s only video
to energy and a soon-to-be-released K-12 video and companion curriculum
program co-developed by NEED.org. Watch the trailer for Switch here.
- The Switch Education Edition DVD is specially designed for
classroom use and features the full documentary, chapters categorized
by resource type and energy issue to pair with curriculum, as
as a Discussion and Learning Guide created with innovative
ideas submitted and tested by teachers. It includes discussion
ideas for incorporating Switch web videos into coursework,
resources for leading a campus efficiency drive and more.
Shown at movie theaters and film festivals across the country,
as well as at over 300 universities, Switch features
exclusive interviews with the world’s most renowned
energy experts from government, industry and academia, as
well as visits
to the energy facilities never before seen on film.
can order a free copy here. If you wish to request
a bulk order for a conference or teacher training session,
- PBS KIDS' Design
Squad Nation - Design Squad introduces students to engineering
by offering STEM-related videos and a community for kids/teens
to get inspired and share creative ideas. We also have a Parents
and Educators section with STEM guides, lessons and classroom-ready
in the K-12 STEM Standards of the 50 U.S. States: An Analysis
of Presence and Extent.
STEM Talent Gap
Magazine - S.T.E.M. Magazine is a publication of the
Carley Group LLC. Wayne Carley is the publisher and senior editor
for all content in S.T.E.M. Magazine.
- STEM Career
- for those seeking and promoting STEM Careers
for Aldebaran Robotics
and the Aldebaran
Daily - One Stop Shop for STEM Education
for <x> - A forum to encourage and amplify technology-based
moonshot thinking and teamwork.
Education Channel - scrubbed of offensive material.
- National Environmental
Education Week (April) - Environmental solutions
for the future can begin with you!
of Gravity is an example of how Western Reserve PBS is
helping educate Ohio's youth.
- The Presidential
Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
Generation Science Standards for Today’s Students and Tomorrow’s
is a free science library and personal learning tool brought to you
by Nature Publishing Group, the world's leading publisher of science.
the Equation pledges to create widespread literacy in
science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as an investment
in our nation that empowers us all.
in Elementary Classes - By WINNIE HU (published NY
for Technology and Innovation - A Recently
Established Museum in Binghamton, NY
Editing suggestions and constructive
comments should be e-mailed to: Bob