Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
The opening day at the fair was also STEM day – a chance for fair-goers to experience the creativity and fun that science, technology, engineering and math have to offer.
The Minneapolis Urban League is honoring a woman who broke through racial barriers and overcame gender bias to become a scientist, more than 50 years ago. Dr. Reatha Clark King is receiving the Trailblazer Award Thursday night, at the Urban League’s annual gala.
Couldn’t pull yourself away from the Minnesota Twins – San Francisco Giants game? Don’t worry. We’ve got the entire Rally here!
Dot Harris is the director of the office of Economic Impact and Diversity for the Obama administration. She’s in Minneapolis to speak on behalf of STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics eduation – and she’s trying to get students to think about entering the field of science.
It’s Friday, and Heather Brown went to the mailbag to answer some of your burning Good Questions about the human body.
Science and Math can be tough for a lot of kids. Unless you’re really into it — like Mike Augustyniak, who eventually became a meteorologist. You also have to have a good teacher, which Augustyniak took on last week at Minnetonka High School.
It often helps to better understand a subject or concept. A museum in Bloomington is focused on teaching kids about engineering through some very fun activities. When kids talk about what they want to be when they grow up, you typically don’t hear them say an engineer.
Megan Olivia Hall made the local media rounds Monday after being chosen as the 2013 Minnesota Teacher of the Year!
Scientists at the University of Minnesota say they’ve made a breakthrough when it comes to what causes many cases of breast cancer.
Whether it was in a challenging math class or a science lab, students have often asked themselves: Why am I learning this?
Curiosity takes a first look around Mars and sends the video back to Earth. Check it out.
A Champlin Park senior’s award-winning research may bring treatment for a disorder that affects millions of us.
If you’ve got a little scientist or engineer on your hands like I do, then by all means, continue to stimulate their neurons by treating them to one of these fun and educational destinations. Each of these museums will indulge your little Einstein’s creative notions with lots of hands-on exhibits.
This time of year it’s possible to see the Andromeda Galaxy, the next door neighbor to our home Milky Way Galaxy nearly overhead around 8 p.m.