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Here’s where we’re documenting examples of STEM learning going on in our community. From workplace programs to museum happenings to at-home projects, these are stories about STEM in the real world. Links to resources are included with each story.
Cape & Islands students looking to cash in on Blue Economy at WaterWORKS event
Photo by Steve Heaslip Article By Cynthia McCormick Jan 8, 2019 WEST BARNSTABLE — Students from Cape Cod and the Islands who...
National Experts: Forming STEM Ecosystems is Top Priority
Washington, D.C., Acting on recommendations of top national education experts, the federal government earlier this month issued the “Charting A...
2018 STEM Week
STEM Week comes to Cape Cod this October as the Regional STEM Network joins the wider statewide initiative encouraging participation in STEM...
PreK-12 STEM Educator Mini-Grant Opportunity
The Cape Cod Regional STEM Network is offering mini-grants of $250 for educators teaching STEM in grades PreK-12 on the Cape & Islands....
WHOI Summer Internship Combines Sun, Sea, and Science
The seaside community of Woods Hole in Falmouth offers iconic Cape Cod summers with a scientific bend. From sunny beaches to the mysterious deep blue...
A Local STEM Company Charts a Global Course
With the Atlantic Ocean surrounding us, and the world-renowned Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on our shores, you’ve probably always known...
How to Get to Know a Shark
The ocean that surrounds us here on the Cape and Islands gives those of us who love STEM some special opportunities for learning. Here's an exciting...
Making Ice Cream is Doing Science, Too!
There is a science to making ice cream. Really. In order to make ice cream, you need to change the state of cream (and any other ingredients), making...
Energy Radiates from the Girls STEM Summit
The Girls STEM Summit Statewide is a gathering for high school girls who are interested in pursuing STEM degrees and exploring STEM career choices. A...
Challenging, Muddy Semester of STEM
We first met Meriby Sweet at our Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Event in September, 2016. That’s where she told us about Coastal Studies for Girls, a...
The Science of Kite Flying
Flying a kite on a wide empty beach in late fall is a quintessential Cape Cod joy. Turns out it’s a great STEM activity, too. That’s why we are...
In Chatham: STEM Inspired by Marconi
In 1903, Guglielmo Marconi, a scientist and inventor studying and testing wireless signals astounded the world by completing two-way communications...