STEM Blog

The new FTC team was recognized for their team building, team spirit and great enthusiasm in their school and community.

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will host an exciting Science, Discovery and Family Fun event at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force located in Dayton, Ohio on Sunday, Jan. 13, from 1 – 4 p.m.

The For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Knob Noster High School Stealth Panther robotics team, sponsored by the Department of Defense (DoD) and located in Knob Noster, Missouri, recently designed, tested, and produced a 3D-printed prototype switch cover for a B-2 Stealth Bomber cockpit within 72 hours following an in-flight emergency in October 2018.

The Department of Defense (DoD) would like to give a shout out to the “Bruinbots” For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics team based locally in Burke, Virginia.

Congratulations to the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Lego League (FLL) Robotics teams, Team Flash and Area 53 of Camden County Middle School in Kingsland, Georgia, who competed at the robotics competition in Waycross, Georgia on December 8, 2018!

Upcoming 2018 Science, Technology & Innovation Exchange (STIx) Announcement

The Office of the Secretary of Defense Basic Research Office will be hosting its Science, Technology, and Innovation Exchange (STIx) December 10-11, 2018 at the US Institute of Peace located in Washington, DC.

Naderi is recognized as a subject matter expert in fiber laser modeling and simulation

Dr. Shadi A. Naderi from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) was recently honored as the 2018 third quarter winner of the Department of Defense (DoD) Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter Award.

Ms. Lisa Laurendine from the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) recognized with STEM Award

Ms. Lisa Laurendine from the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) was recently honored as the 2018 third quarter winner of the Department of Defense (DoD) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education and Outreach Advocate of the Quarter Award.

BioBits kits are designed to be used by students and teachers with no biological training. They use simple, hands-on experiments -- some using common household fruits -- to teach concepts of synthetic and molecular biology. (Photo Credit: Courtesy photo by Wyss Institute at Harvard University)

A team of researchers funded by the Army created and designed a new resource for science teachers. BioBits™ is an educational platform for teaching synthetic biology to kindergartners through high school.

Native American K-12 students recently participated in the 2018 4th Annual Department of Defense (DoD) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

Native American K-12 students recently participated in the 2018 4th Annual Department of Defense (DoD) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) K-12/Pokagon Band of Potawatomi/University of Notre Dame Summer Camp at the Jordan Hall of Science on the Notre Dame campus in July and August 2018.