What is STEM in 30?
STEM in 30 is an Emmy-nominated program for middle school students produced by the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. It provides live STEM webcasts that engage learners in STEM topics. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
During the live webcasts, students can chat with experts, submit their questions to be answered live, take a poll, discover related content, and participate in follow-up activities. Educators are provided with additional content and follow-up activities to extend the experience beyond the live webcast.
STEM in 30 brings in Museum curators, astronauts, and experts in the field to connect classrooms with real-world, relevant content. Webcasts produced by the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum combine animations, interviews with experts, and unique locations to show students that SCIENCE EXTENDS BEYOND THE WALLS OF THEIR SCHOOL!
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How Does it work?
- The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum releases an episode on the first Thursday of each month.
- Learners can watch it on-demand as the class schedule allows.
- They host a live video chat with their hosts and experts from the episode on the second Thursday of each month.
- They bring the burning questions that came up when learners watched the episode and dive even deeper into each month’s topic.
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