Thursday, January 29, 2015

3D printed hands are finished!


We assembled four prosthetic hands from 3D printed parts using designs from EnablingTheFuture.org.  We are now sending them off to their recipients, hopefully they find them useful.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

STEM Internship Class has started for spring 2015

This class is required element of the STEM Academy, it gives students the chance to have a 40 hour internship in a STEM field.  We also prepare a digital portfolio, create a personal learning network online, work on resumes and present to the community.  New this year is an online option using Google Classroom.  So far, so good!

Monday, January 26, 2015

We are the VT State Winners in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest!

The STEM Academy was chosen the VT state winner in this contest which awards schools for researching problems in the community that can be solved with STEM. We will be building a bat house to research the white nose fungus issue. We will make a video of our research that will be judged in the national contest during the spring of 2015.