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Middle schoolers spend day hands deep in brains

Concordia College hosts Fargo-Moorhead BrainSTEM event

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The students took part in hands-on workshops including dissecting sheep brains, building bridges and building structures out of candy. The event aims to give under-represented groups of students inspiration by showing them women and people of color who are STEM professionals. “Our hope with this event is that we can work on reducing that prejudice and bias…

LIVE: Sowing The Seeds Of STEM At NDSU

NDSU Offers Variety OF STEM Classes For K-12 Students

  NDSU isn’t just a place for college students to learn. The university is leading the local charge to teach kids STEM skills in a fun way. NDSU College of Engineering Outreach Coordinator Lauren Singelmann shows off some of those fun STEM activities with Adam Ladwig. NDSU offers a variety of STEM classes, including week-long STEM camps for grades K-2,…

NDSU Summer Camp Aims to Ignite Kids’ Passions Through STEM

more than 300 kids are in the camp

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of kids aren’t at the pool, playing video games or doing any other activities they normally do during the summer. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us how they’re continuing to stimulate their minds while also having fun. Students are creating a buzz at NDSU, thanks to some help from a bunch of drones. “We have programmed some…

Kids Keep Learning During Summer in STEM Camp

Kids in the Fargo-Moorhead area are taking some time out of the sun and heading indoors to learn new things at STEM Day Camp

FARGO, N.D. – As we get to the middle of summer break, kids in the Fargo-Moorhead area are taking some time out of the sun and heading indoors to learn new things at STEM Day Camp. Kids are taking the time to enjoy the indoors where they get to code, make their own video games and play fun games. And…

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Brings Hundreds of Eighth Graders to NDSU

They did activities like designing a heart valve replacement simulation

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of eighth grade girls visited NDSU and area companies as part of Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. The day is part of a nationwide effort to inspire young women to pursue careers in STEM. “Less than 15 percent to engineers are women. So, we really want to show these girls that there’s a place for them…

Kids Do Fun, Educational Activities at Winter STEM Night

They made marshmallow igloos, slime, and more

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo Public Library is showing kids learning science doesn’t have to be boring. Winter STEM night allowed kids to stretch their brains. “I like to see the enjoyment kids get out of doing something, building something, creating something, learning a new skill out of unique items,” Lauren Nephew, children’s services librarian, said. Kids get to…

Promoting STEM Skills With Your Kids

YouTube Star and Science Educator Hank Green Shares Tips on How to Promote STEM

  YouTube star, author and science educator Hank Green joins Adam and Marshall to talk about how we can promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) skills for kids, just in time for the school year to start. Hanks talks about what parents can do to encourage curiosity in their kids, what value STEM skills have in the workplace, some jobs people…

Kids Learning How to Use 3D Printing at NDSU Stem Kids Summer Camp

They are using advance technology that engineers within the college are able to use

FARGO, N.D. — Kids are getting a chance to go to college for a week and dive head first into some exciting engineering projects. The students are using 3D printers as a part of the STEM Kids Summer Camp at NDSU to learn how to make different items like dice. They are using advance technology that engineers within the college…

U.S. Navy Works with College for Kids & Teens During Navy Week

The program offers a variety of STEM related labs such as Lego Robotics

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The U.S. Navy is working with kids and teens to grow an interest in STEM related fields in the metro. Sailors are working closely during Navy Week with the College for Kids & Teens at MSUM. Kids in this program have the opportunity to work with a variety of STEM related labs such as Lego Robotics. The USS…