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STEM Teachers: Build Working Electric Vehicles With Your Class

From Switch Vehicles, Inc. in Sebastopol, CA, comes a project-based learning and STEM curriculum that has classes build, and even operate, an electric car.

TechCHAT: Building EV Vehicles With John Palmerlee of Switch Vehicles

Education World recently spoke with Switch Vehicles’ production engineer John Palmerlee to learn more about their unique STEM curriculum.

STEM News Roundup: ‘Sylvan EDGE’ and ‘Support Our Science’ Launch

This week's Education World STEM Roundup features new initiative from Sylvan Learning Center and Discovery Communications, as well as President Obama's $240 million announcement for STEM education, and the winners of the "Budding Young Scientists" award at the STEM Expo in California.

Research Shows Robots Enhance Learning for ASD Students

Dr. Pamela Rollins recently discussed her research on humanoid robots acting as educational aids for children on the autism disorder spectrum.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Awards $1.6 Million for STEM Education Initiatives

The Jack Kent Cookie Foundation has awarded a total of $1,632,598 in STEM education grants in recognition of the barrier facing high-performing, low-income students interested in STEM fields.

Young Scientists Impress President Obama at 2015 Science Fair

At the 2015 White House Science Fair, a group of 6-year-old Girl Scouts wowed President Obama with their automatic page turner that they built out of Legos.

President Obama Announces $240 Million For STEM Education

During the White House Science Fair on Monday, March 23, President Barack Obama announced more than $240 million worth of pledges to focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.