2019 STEM Recognition Night – SAVE THE DATE! April 4, 2019

Our annual STEM Recognition Night is fast approaching.  All are welcome to attend.  Come to our event to find out about the STEM Challenge Initiative and find out how we support STEM education in our region. Event Details: Date: Thursday April 4, 2019 Time: 5:30 PM to 8 PM Location: Bliss Auditorium, St. Albans Historical Read more about 2019 STEM Recognition Night – SAVE THE DATE! April 4, 2019[…]

Fall 2018 STEM Kid’s Science Camp!

Fall 2018 STEM Challenge Kids Science Camp Brought to you by: STEM Challenge Initiative, Med Associates, Catamount Kids, and EAA Chapter 613 We’re pleased to announce another STEM Kid’s Science Camp!  This  camp will be a great way to encourage young budding scientists by providing opportunities for hands-on learning in a fun atmosphere.  It’s great Read more about Fall 2018 STEM Kid’s Science Camp![…]

Challenge Grant Update – Learning about Magnetism at Richford Elementary School

While she was an elementary teacher at Richford Elementary School, Sarah King received a Challenge Grant to conduct an activity she called “Magnet Design” with her third grade students.               This creative project was designed to teach the students four main concepts about magnetism:  magnets can push and pull, Read more about Challenge Grant Update – Learning about Magnetism at Richford Elementary School[…]

2018 STEM Recognition Night – April 5, 2018

Our Third Annual STEM Recognition Night was held on Thursday April 5, 2018. Event Details: Date: Thursday April 5, 2018 Time: 6 PM to 8 PM Location: Bliss Auditorium, St. Albans Historical Society Museum, 9 Church Street, Saint Albans, VT 05478 Program at a Glance: Welcome and Introductions – Tim Smith – Chair, STEM Challenge Read more about 2018 STEM Recognition Night – April 5, 2018[…]

Challenge Grant Update – EV3 Lego Mindstorm Robotics at BFA Fairfax

Sandy Brown is an elementary school teacher at BFA Fairfax. In 2017, she and two other elementary teachers and a technology integrationist developed a STEM lab for students in grades 3-5 that they named the BFA Innovation Space. Despite their focus on technology and collaborative learning based on the Next Generation Science Standards, the teachers Read more about Challenge Grant Update – EV3 Lego Mindstorm Robotics at BFA Fairfax[…]

STEM Challenge Grant Project Update – 2017 Northwest Technical Center Tech and Engineering Day

The Northwest Technical Center’s Outreach Coordinator, Agnieszka Gagne is helping to stimulate Franklin county middle schooler’s appreciation of STEM activities by hosting a Tech and Engineering day.  Agnieszka received a Challenge Grant from the STEM Challenge Initiative to help support the 2017 Tech and Engineering Day.  This event, which was held on April 12, 2017, Read more about STEM Challenge Grant Project Update – 2017 Northwest Technical Center Tech and Engineering Day[…]

2018 STEM Kid’s Science Camp!

2018 STEM Challenge Kids Science Camp Brought to you by: STEM Challenge Initiative, Teknor Apex, Indian Education Programs of Franklin County, Liquid Measurement Systems, Med Associates, Catamount Kids, and the St. Albans Museum Check out our first STEM Kid’s Science Camp!  This  camp will be a great way to encourage young budding scientists by providing Read more about 2018 STEM Kid’s Science Camp![…]

Kids Learning to Code – STEM in the Classroom at Folsom School

Samantha Cantell, a middle school science teacher at the Folsom School in South Hero, is doing some great things with the STEM Challenge Grant she received in 2017. Sam used the Challenge Grant to support the purchase of Sphero Education SPRK+ packs for her STEM In the Classroom project. Sphero is an app-enabled sphere-shaped robot Read more about Kids Learning to Code – STEM in the Classroom at Folsom School[…]

2018 STEM Recognition Night – SAVE THE DATE! April 5, 2018

Our annual STEM Recognition Night is fast approaching.  All are welcome to attend.  Come to our event to find out about the STEM Challenge Initiative and find out how we support STEM education in our region. Event Details: Date: Thursday April 5, 2018 Time: 6 PM to 8 PM Location: Bliss Auditorium, St. Albans Historical Read more about 2018 STEM Recognition Night – SAVE THE DATE! April 5, 2018[…]

2018 Missisquoi Valley Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Fair

    Be sure to support one of Franklin County’s premier Science Fairs, held at Missisquoi Valley Union High School in January. Event Details Date:  January 18, 2018 Time: 5-8 PM Place: MVU High School Click Here to visit the MVU Science Fair web page!  Their site has lots of useful resources, including a link Read more about 2018 Missisquoi Valley Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Fair[…]