STEM

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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Gov. Phil Murphy announces computer science education initiatives at Steinert High School in Hamilton Township on Oct. 3, 2018.
Edwin J. Torres/NJ Governor's Office via Flickr
David Madden
October 03, 2018 - 4:21 pm
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Murphy administration has announced plans to provide $2 million in state grants for New Jersey high schools to establish or expand computer science classes. Schools can apply for the grants this month, with the money distributed early next year. Gov...
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First Lady Frances Wolf joins Girls Who Code CEO Reshma Saujani at William D. Kelley School to highlight investment in STEM education for young women.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Justin Udo
September 25, 2018 - 6:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania is taking aggressive action to get young women more involved in the tech industry. The governor's PAsmart initiative is investing $30 million toward STEM and computer science education for K-12 students. First Lady Frances Wolf joined Girls Who Code CEO...
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A dozen students studying molecular gastronomy at the University City Science Center's FirstHand program altered the color or texture of a food to learn the effect on taste.
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
August 01, 2018 - 6:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A five-week summer science program at the University City Science Center wrapped up Wednesday with a taste test. E.M. Stanton Elementary School seventh-grader Jayla Pugh stood behind bowls of pink- and green-colored marshmallow dip. "We have one without the secret...
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MESA
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Paul Kurtz
June 20, 2018 - 3:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University's College of Engineering is playing host this week to a national Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) competition. Dozens of middle and high school students from eight states are participating. Three 10th-graders traveled all the way...
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Mar 24, 2018; Newark, WI, USA; New Jersey governor Phil Murphy addresses the crowd at Military Park following the march.
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Ian Bush
May 29, 2018 - 3:38 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Preventing "brain drain" in New Jersey's tech sector is the aim of two new programs being pushed by Gov. Phil Murphy. One incentive would lasso talent before graduation day: "When internships are unpaid, a lot of the great potential employees are not identified because...
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Students participate in the Pennsylvania Science Olympiad.
Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
May 10, 2018 - 4:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Participation trophies are a thing of the past at the Pennsylvania Science Olympiad. Third- through sixth-grade students competed in 16 events with prizes for first and second place. Students Alyssa and Hope built a tower out of paper, tape and straws, which had to...
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May 10, 2018 - 1:37 pm
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Christopher McCrum was one of 10 awarded for his hard work by the Philadelphia Eagles and Axalta Coating Systems as an All-Pro Teacher.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
May 08, 2018 - 5:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some teachers "fly" above and beyond classroom expectations, and their efforts are not going unnoticed. Christopher McCrum, who has taught computer science classes at LEAP Academy University Charter School in Camden, N.J., for the past three years, was one of 10...
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A science field trip today for dozens of Philly teachers.
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Mike DeNardo
May 07, 2018 - 2:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Science entertainer Grand Hank had 80 Philadelphia teachers waving their arms to the beat in his keynote to the daylong science, technology, engineering and math conference at GlaxoSmithKline headquarters at the Navy Yard. The program was staged by the Philadelphia...
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