Holiday STEM Projects for All Ages

Especially for kids or parents with school-age children, the holidays bring a relaxing break from the usual hustle and bustle of the academic year. Holiday movies, outdoor activities, and time with family and friends are often on the docket when it finally comes time to take a break. However, after the presents are unwrapped and […]

3 Ways to Sharpen Your STEM Skills This Summer

At the beginning of 2014, we recapped a few goals for manufacturing students (and all students, really) to sharpen their STEM skills. It’s critical to strengthen abilities in science, technology, engineering, and math to pursue a future in a skilled trade or manufacturing industry, and what better time to do so than when you are […]

Holiday Gifts for the STEM-Minded Student

Okay, we admit it–we talk about STEM a lot. But that’s because science, technology, engineering, and math are so closely tied to careers in manufacturing and the skilled trades. No matter whether you’re in the classroom or out, STEM skills and education have lots of value. And while we could talk about STEM skills in the classroom […]

Exploring STEM With the Zombie Apocalypse

Especially with the school year starting up, it’s important to stay focused on STEM skills if you want to eventually pursue a career in manufacturing. As a reminder, STEM skills include science, technology, engineering, and math, and they’re the cornerstone of skills needed for a technical career in advanced manufacturing. Traditionally, many students think of things […]