News and Events

Explore the latest news about the STEM Careers CoalitionTM and the latest information from the STEM industry. Stay tuned for more information from our Corporate Partners on closing the educational access gap and inspiring all students have the chance to achieve career success.

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Hands on STEM

Are you ready to get your hands on STEM? This action-packed event empowers the next generation of STEM solution seekers with the skills they need to take on some of the planet’s greatest sustainability challenges.

Our host Brandon Okpalobi will introduce students to a local or global issue, explore why it is happening, connect with inspiring people who are working to find solutions, and help student solution seekers uncover their own potential with exciting Hands-On STEM activities.

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Brandon Okpalobi

Brandon Okpalobi, Host - Hands On STEM

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Move That Can: Static Electricity

Have you ever heard the phrase “opposites attract?” In science, this means that two things that are opposite from one another like to be close to each other. Because of the way atoms are made, when you bring a positive charge near a negative charge, they are attracted to each other! This means they will stick as close together as possible.

Bubble Trouble: Static Electricity

We see static electricity every day. It can even build upon us! You might have experienced it when, after shuffling your feet over a carpet, you touched a doorknob and got zapped! In this lesson, we will learn about static electricity, which is the buildup of an electrical charge on the surface of an object. It is called "static" because the charges remain in one place for a while, rather than flowing to another area, as in current electricity.

Slime: Polymers & Monomers

Atoms are the basic building blocks of everything you can see around you, and even lots of things you can’t see, like the air that you breathe. Atoms are so small that about 5 million hydrogen atoms could fit on the tip of a pin. Atoms joined together make a molecule (the smallest fundamental unit of a chemical compound that can take part in a chemical reaction.) When similar molecules join, they form polymers. A polymer is a substance that has a molecular structure consisting mostly or entirely of many similar units bonded together. Examples of polymers include wool, silk, and plastic.

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STEM Industry News and Conversations

Discovery Education 

STEM Careers Coalition Named Best STEM Product by SmartBrief 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards

Discovery Education 

The STEM Careers Coalition Marks Second Anniversary with Expanded Career Readiness Resources and New Industry Partners Joining National Effort to Improve Student Outcomes

Tech Learning Magazine 

Tech & Learning Magazine Names Discovery Education & Mystery Science Winners of the Best of 2021

CURT 

Building Construction and Manufacturing into STEM Through Equity-Centered Education

ASME Foundation 

Toward a More Diverse Technical Workforce 

District Administration 

DuPont is fully funding Delaware initiative anchored by Discovery Education’s K-12 learning platform

THE Journal

THE Journal 2021 New Product Award Winners Announced: SCC Wins STEM/STEM Program

3BL Media

Advancing Equality and Inclusion in STEM

The Washington Informer

Oil and Natural Gas Industry Engineering Successful Opportunities for People of Color, Women

Discovery Education 

The STEM Careers Coalition Celebrates Manufacturing Day with Resources to Inspire the Creators, Doers, Makers, and Makers of Tomorrow in the Classrooms of Today

Diversity in Action

STEM Stars in Higher Education

Machine Design

Careers Coalition Celebrates Manufacturing Day by Looking to the Manufacturers of Tomorrow

Discovery Education 

Celebrate Modern Manufacturing with the STEM Careers Coalition  

The American Consortium for Equity in Education

K12 STEM Career Resources from the American Petroleum Institute

Washington Post

The Changing Face of Science 

Government Technology

Discovery Education Offers Free STEM Resources for Summer

Diversity in Action 

Equalizing Opportunity: Initiative Pairs Educators with Corporate Leaders 

Blog Talk Radio

America's Businesses Creating the Workforce We Need Today

Blog Talk Radio 

How Boeing is Working to Bring Students Into STEM

American Consortium for Equity and Education

The STEM Careers Coalition

STEM Industry News and Conversations

Discovery Education 

STEM Careers Coalition Named Best STEM Product by SmartBrief 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards

Discovery Education 

The STEM Careers Coalition Marks Second Anniversary with Expanded Career Readiness Resources and New Industry Partners Joining National Effort to Improve Student Outcomes

Tech Learning Magazine 

Tech & Learning Magazine Names Discovery Education & Mystery Science Winners of the Best of 2021

CURT 

Building Construction and Manufacturing into STEM Through Equity-Centered Education

ASME Foundation 

Toward a More Diverse Technical Workforce 

District Administration 

DuPont is fully funding Delaware initiative anchored by Discovery Education’s K-12 learning platform

THE Journal

THE Journal 2021 New Product Award Winners Announced: SCC Wins STEM/STEM Program

3BL Media

Advancing Equality and Inclusion in STEM

The Washington Informer

Oil and Natural Gas Industry Engineering Successful Opportunities for People of Color, Women

Discovery Education 

The STEM Careers Coalition Celebrates Manufacturing Day with Resources to Inspire the Creators, Doers, Makers, and Makers of Tomorrow in the Classrooms of Today

Diversity in Action

STEM Stars in Higher Education

Machine Design

Careers Coalition Celebrates Manufacturing Day by Looking to the Manufacturers of Tomorrow

Discovery Education 

Celebrate Modern Manufacturing with the STEM Careers Coalition  

The American Consortium for Equity in Education

K12 STEM Career Resources from the American Petroleum Institute

Washington Post

The Changing Face of Science 

Government Technology

Discovery Education Offers Free STEM Resources for Summer

Diversity in Action 

Equalizing Opportunity: Initiative Pairs Educators with Corporate Leaders 

Blog Talk Radio

America's Businesses Creating the Workforce We Need Today

Blog Talk Radio 

How Boeing is Working to Bring Students Into STEM

American Consortium for Equity and Education

The STEM Careers Coalition