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There are many great STEM related projects, sites, and news going on every day. Every week we will try to share a few of them. If you know of any cool STEM related projects, organization, classrooms, or news story, let us know!

Here are a few cool STEM related items for this week …






Google Science Fair 2013

The Google Science Fair is an online science competition open to students ages 13-18 from around the globe. We’re looking for ideas that will change the world. To get started, all you’ll need is a Google account. Deadline is April 30, 2013!


Black Girls Code

Founded by Kimberly Bryan, Black Girls Code’s vision is to increase the number of women of color in the digital space by empowering girls of color, ages 7 to 17, to become innovators in STEM fields, leaders in their communities, and builders of their own futures through exposure to computer science and technology! They hold a number of programs across the country. Check out their site for more details!

Black Girls Code | Shanice Johnson from Focus Forward Films on Vimeo.


Wouldn’t It Be Cool If …

The Next List on CNN featured Saul Griffith, who is an inventor/engineer who wants to alter the way we generate and use energy while redefining robots!


National STEM Video Game Challenge

Middle and high school youth are encouraged to submit their original game designs for the opportunity to earn recognition and prizes for themselves, as well as monetary prizes for their schools. Deadline is April 24, 2013! Check out the overview from last year’s National STEM Video Game Challenge:



(Stem Wednesday Design - Planet designed by Toke Frello, DNA designed by Gilad Fried, Microchip designed by Márcio Duarte Beaker designed by Rohan Gupta, and Robot designed by Simon Child from The Noun Project)

Written by Cara Friez

March 13th, 2013 at 2:02 pm