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USAT and STEM: But, What About the Arts?!

There are many who worry that by emphasizing the STEM disciplines, others will suffer. This fear is not unfounded, and indeed we have seen art and music programs cut from schools in favor of pursuing STEM programming (and dollars). Presidential

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USAT and STEM: Math and Logic

“I very clearly remember the first time Calculus really made sense. I could use my graphing calculator and make whatever curvy line I wanted. But for most of Calculus 1, I didn’t really understand why it was necessary. Then, one

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USAT and STEM: Documentary Recommendations

Everyone on the USAT staff LOVES documentary films. Due to advancements in film-making technologies and science visualization starting in the 2000s, such as tiny cameras that can take us into a scorpion den and incredible computer modeling of the scientific

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Posted in For Coaches and Teachers, For Kids, For Parents, Resources, STEM Education

USAT and STEM: The Role of Museums

Getting kids excited about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math can take many forms. They get a certain type of exposure to these subjects in school, but museums also offer great opportunities to explore these principles in a different setting and

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USAT and STEM: US Science and Engineering Festival Resources

When we first had the idea for this series, we had planned to write a different post for each of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) subjects. But, the more research we do into STEM initiatives, the more we

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