A Washington STEM Transition Announcement

Dear Friends, Partners, and Supporters,   Washington STEM has worked for the past six years to advance excellence, innovation, and equity in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education for all Washington students.   Today we are launching into a new chapter of our growth as an organization. Our CEO for the past five years, […]

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The STEMtacular Science of Candy

  Click or treat!   It’s that time of year again, when candy of all shapes, sizes, and Red 40 content makes its way off store shelves and into our homes (and stomachs). But where do all these crazy edibles come from? They’re the brainchild of food scientists.   Like most careers today, candy making […]

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Washington STEM: #DiscoverUWA

Today is #DiscoverUWA, a campaign encouraging students of all ages to explore career and college pathways. DiscoverU was started locally by career and college access providers in partnership with the Road Map Project in 2012! With that in mind, today is the perfect day to hear from Washington STEM’s new intern, Christina Smith, who shares a […]

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ReImagining STEM – The Power of Imagery

Pictures say 1,000 words, but what’s left out of that picture that can say just as much.  Imagery can play a important role in how, and where, students see themselves succeeding.  And when it comes to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) related careers, that statement rings just as true.   Washington STEM is deeply […]

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Next Generation: Star Trek and Science Standards

West Sound STEM Network Director Dr. Kareen Borders may be the only person (on this planet, anyway) who can get me excited about working late. That’s because Kareen called me with news that she had the fortune of working with Kim Mays (General Manager, Galaxy Theatres Uptown Gig Harbor) who worked with Paramount Pictures to […]

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