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Can toy cars help elementary-schoolers learn physics?

STEM SmartBrief | May 18, 2016

A science curriculum based on Hot Wheels is a study into whether the toy cars can encourage fourth-grade students to learn physics. A collaboration of the University of Southern California and the Mattel Children's Foundation, Speedometry focuses on concepts, including kinetic and potential energy, and is being tweaked by researchers for various student ages. U.S. News & World Report (05/17)


Spotlight shines on best practices for STEM across the curricula

STEM SmartBrief | May 23, 2016

Colo. tiny house project provides cross-curricular lessons

STEM SmartBrief | May 23, 2016

What top skills are employers seeking from workers?

STEM SmartBrief | May 18, 2016

Students grow produce for school, community in aeroponic farm

STEM SmartBrief | May 18, 2016

ACTE executive director responds to NPR story on CTE

STEM SmartBrief | May 23, 2016

Data: 43% of students proficient in tech, engineering

STEM SmartBrief | May 18, 2016

Obama seeks student input about STEM

STEM SmartBrief | May 23, 2016

STEM Pathways: Creating a blueprint for success

STEM SmartBrief | May 23, 2016

Va. students explore Air Force STEM lab

STEM SmartBrief | May 23, 2016


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