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Students Invited to Take a Peek into the Future of Mobility

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  • Toyota and Discovery Education Host Virtual Field Trip on Cars of the Future:  Artificial Intelligence and Automated Vehicles
  • Immersive Educational Experience to Explore STEM Concepts set for Oct. 30
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  • Toyota and Discovery Education Host Virtual Field Trip on Cars of the Future:  Artificial Intelligence and Automated Vehicles
  • Immersive Educational Experience to Explore STEM Concepts set for Oct. 30

We Live Here. We Work Here. And You Can Too!

Eastman hosts Manufacturing Day event for local students
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Eastman proudly hosted its annual Manufacturing Day event yesterday at Dobyns-Bennett High School near the company's headquarters in Kingsport, Tennessee. Students learned about a variety of manufacturing careers, from industrial to information technology. Partnering with the Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing (RCAM), Kingsport Chamber of Commerce, Junior Achievement and Northeast State Community College, students also had the opportunity to practice their interview skills and learn more about the education and training programs available to help prepare them for the workforce.

Burps, Sharks, Your Insides and Other Scientific Matters

Sharing STEM Books and Passion with Middle Schoolers
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AAAS members including three AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellows (STPF) spent a fall day at a DC middle school sharing their experiences to help spur interest in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) careers.

Read the full article on the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

 

Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education Launch Groundbreaking Initiative to Inspire the Next-Generation of Makers and Creators to Develop 21st-Century Skills in STEAM

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  • New ‘Innovation Generation: Making an Impact’ Initiative Aims to Inspire Students Nationwide to Embrace Cross-Disciplinary Learning through Action in Innovation 
  • Nationwide Contest to Award Two Schools $25K for a Stanley Black & Decker Makerspace
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  • New ‘Innovation Generation: Making an Impact’ Initiative Aims to Inspire Students Nationwide to Embrace Cross-Disciplinary Learning through Action in Innovation 
  • Nationwide Contest to Award Two Schools $25K for a Stanley Black & Decker Makerspace

Raising the Bar in Math and Science

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Eastman’s MathElites and ScienceElites programs provide insightful and inspirational training to math and science teachers. Empowering teachers to apply fresh and creative teaching strategies and practical applications strengthens existing curriculum and is having an exponential impact in the classroom.

In partnership with East Tennessee State University Center of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Education, the programs have benefitted more than 40,000 students.

Fostering Student Interest and Inclusion to Close the STEM Gap

Inequality hinders innovation. The key to closing the STEM skills gap lies in both reaching and engaging groups of youth.
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For a country that has historically thrived on innovation, the United States may now be losing out on generations of innovators in science, mathematics, technology, and engineering. These innovators are essential to bridging the skills gap in STEM: an estimated 3 million STEM jobs in America are unfilled because there are not enough qualified workers to fill them.

FCA Helps Students Explore, Invent Tomorrow’s Next Big Thing

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No one knows what the future holds, but for several weeks this summer FCA opened windows of opportunity for employees’ school-age children to dream big and think creatively about what the future could and should look like.

Jennifer Ribotti, Water Infrastructure Expert, Discusses STEM Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

Discussing Tetra Tech's STEM diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives
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Jennifer Ribotti (Roque) is an environmental project engineer based in Tetra Tech’s Orlando, Florida, office.

JetBlue Partners with VH1 Save the Music Foundation to Bring the Beat Back to Filer Middle School in Miami

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-- JetBlue and VH1 Save the Music Surprise Students and Administrators by Donating Musical Instruments for the School’s First Music Program in More than Nine Years --

-- Highlighting the Importance of STEAM Education, Students Treated to a Special Pop-Up Performance by Singer/Songwriter Emily Estefan --

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-- JetBlue and VH1 Save the Music Surprise Students and Administrators by Donating Musical Instruments for the School’s First Music Program in More than Nine Years --

-- Highlighting the Importance of STEAM Education, Students Treated to a Special Pop-Up Performance by Singer/Songwriter Emily Estefan --

How Cisco Is Helping Tweens Become Tech-Savvy Global Problem Solvers

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by Tae Yoo, SVP Corporate Affairs

When you think back to the first time an experience inspired you to take action, you’d likely point to your adolescent years. An engaging teacher, a passionate parent, an enthralling book, or a movie that you watched time and time again. In that moment you may not have realized, but as you look back, you clearly see that your perspective on the world—and a belief in your ability to shape it—were being formed.

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