STEM

Comic Con for Kids
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Andrew Kramer
October 12, 2019 - 5:45 am
Comic Con for Kids at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center kicks off this weekend — the first-ever event of its kind in the area. Read more here.
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OutFest
Patrick Hagerty
Holli Stephens
October 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
If you’ve ever wanted to dress up as a kooky and mostly misunderstood character in Philadelphia’s history, you have multiple opportunities to do so this weekend. In this edition of The KYW To-Do List, you'll find a wide variety of things to do in Philly and the burbs.
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Shara Dae Howard
June 12, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Brigid Jensen has always been skilled in the science and mathematics field — it runs in the family. But her determination to cure ALS runs deeper. When Jensen was 2, her grandfather died from early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The few lucid moments he had were sparked...
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Riverbend Environmental Education Center
Riverbend Environmental Education Center
Rasa Kaye
May 22, 2019 - 11:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Minutes away from the city line in Gladwyne, the Riverbend Environmental Education Center has been a leafy oasis of trails and woodlands open for the public to wander from dawn to dusk, as well as a source of innovative eco-friendly programming for all ages since 1975...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
March 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A free STEM workshop in Hunting Park on Saturday is geared towards helping students learn more about opportunities in the field. "I am really hoping to demystify what STEM is," said Isobel Dewey, director of STEM at Simon Gratz Mastery Charter High School. She says...
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Wagner Free Institute of Science and the Consortium for History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Courtesy of David Graham, Wagner Free Institute of Science
Molly Daly
February 25, 2019 - 5:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A North Philadelphia natural history museum - which was founded in the 1800s on the belief that education in the sciences should be open to everyone - will host an event March 7 exploring the history of girls' education in the sciences, the challenges they face and...
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Mastery East Camden Charter School Principal Meaghann Lawson engages with students during a presentation on engineering as a career path.
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David Madden
February 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A charter school in Camden is teaming up with the Delaware River Port Authority to get students excited about engineering and transportation as a career path. Some 60 eighth-graders at Mastery East Camden Charter School will take part in a program dubbed "Bridges to...
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Students work during the "hour of coding" event Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 at Wells Community Academy High School in Chicago.
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David Madden
December 01, 2018 - 4:00 am
PATERSON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is selecting three high schools, including one in Burlington County, to take part in a new teaching approach for kids who are interested in tech jobs of the future. The public-private partnership, known as P-TECH — Pathways in Technology Early College...
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Paul Kurtz
November 13, 2018 - 4:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The School District of Philadelphia and the American Heart Association held a symposium Tuesday designed to encourage more female students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. Faranah Benoit has a passion for math and science, so attending...
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Reps from the Eagles visited Imhotep Institute Charter High School in Philadelphia to introduce students to Braskem's digital platform, which lets kids explore a future with the STEM courses.
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Justin Udo
November 05, 2018 - 4:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Eagles teamed up with some local students Monday to help them set up a game plan for their careers. The Eagles and Braskem, a chemical refining company, have partnered to help improve STEM programs at local schools. "It's extremely important to get...
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