Tag: Kummer Center for STEM Education

Summer camps offer potential students an up-close, personal look at Missouri S&T

Posted by on May 16, 2024

Missouri University of Science and Technology was likely part of the future for Emily Espe and Jane Yates, but both S&T students say their experience at the school’s Art in the Ozarks Camp, which they attended in summer 2022, definitely helped them make a final decision.

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Roll out the red carpet: S&T’s Movie Makers camp open for registration

Posted by on May 9, 2024

Registration is now open for Movie Makers, an evening camp offered by the Kummer Center for STEM Education at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Movie Makers takes place 5-9 p.m. Monday, June 24, through Friday, June 28. The camp is open to students entering grades 5-8 and grades 9-12. Tuition is $400, which includes […]

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Missouri S&T’s STEM Center hits the road for solar eclipse

Posted by on May 6, 2024

Taking advantage of the university’s proximity to the path of totality during the recent solar eclipse, S&T’s STEM Center hit the road with faculty, students, staff and lots of science equipment.

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FIRST Tech Challenge returns to Missouri University of Science and Technology March 2

Posted by on February 28, 2024

Learning takes center stage – or the gymnasium floor, in this case – starting at 11:30 a.m.  Saturday, March 2, when FIRST Tech Challenge returns to Missouri University of Science and Technology for its Missouri/Kansas championship. The acronym FIRST stands for for inspiration and recognition of science and technology.

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Registration now open for 2024 summer camps at Missouri S&T

Posted by on December 18, 2023

Registration for Missouri S&T’s 2024 camp season is now open. Alongside several new camps, long-time favorites such as robotics, explosives and introduction to engineering are also open for registration.

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Missouri S&T hosts more than 1,100 Missouri students for STEM Day celebration

Posted by on November 15, 2023

Interactive science experiments, the opportunity to blow up a trashcan and hands-on tours of a foundry and glass lab were just a few of the experiences available to students who participated in Missouri S&T’s celebration of National STEM Day. The Nov. 8 event was attended by more than 1,100 students in grades 6-12  from 27 […]

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Missouri S&T seeks K-12 teachers to present at regional STEM conference, July 31-Aug. 1

Posted by on June 29, 2023

The Kummer Center for STEM Education at Missouri University of Science and Technology is seeking K-12 STEM teachers, educational partners and others with expertise in K-12 STEM education to deliver one-hour presentations at its upcoming Regional STEM Conference, Monday, July 31, and Tuesday, Aug. 1 on the S&T campus in Rolla.

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The Foam Warriors win S&T’s first Miner Creativity Challenge

Posted by on May 17, 2023

On May 2, the Foam Warriors team was awarded the $5,000 first-place prize in the Miner Creativity Challenge for the STEM learning experience it created, the Quick Draw Cannon. The team was one of 11 to enter a toy designed and created for middle school students in the competition, which was open to teams of three to five S&T undergraduate or graduate students.

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Missouri S&T to celebrate National STEM Day Nov. 8

Posted by on October 26, 2022

Over 900 students in grades kindergarten-12 are signed up for Missouri S&T’s celebration of National STEM Day, which takes place 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8. The day’s activities, led by Missouri S&T faculty and staff and community partners, reflect the breadth of STEM.

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FIRST Tech Challenge championship comes to S&T March 5

Posted by on March 2, 2022

Excitement will run high as hands-on learning takes center stage – or the gymnasium floor in this case – on Saturday, March 5, when FIRST Tech Challenge comes to Missouri University of Science and Technology for a regional championship. Hundreds of tech-savvy students will show off their skills and their robots in the varsity gymnasium at Missouri S&T’s Gale Bullman Building, located at 10th Street and Bishop Avenue (U.S. Highway 63).

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