The STEAM Education Gap

The STEAM Education Gap

For many years, people viewed it as the responsibility of the education system to cultivate an interest in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. However, as the STEAM education movement has grown and evolved, organizations all over the globe have...

Students Launch Weather Balloon

On May 7, 2015 students from the Mary Institute and Saint Louis County Day School launched their weather balloon in Raymond Illinois after preparing for months through a project based learning program with Stratostar. The crew launched the balloon from Orchard Farms...
How to Get Girls More Interested in STEM Education

How to Get Girls More Interested in STEM Education

The president has recently announced to shake up the country’s stalled wages by focusing on technology education. A disturbing and increasing trend has been occurring in the area of STEM education and careers in our country. American’s are seeing less and less...
Huskers Launch – Part 3

Huskers Launch – Part 3

In our previous two blog posts, we’ve given a behind-the-scenes look at a launch that took place on September 15th, and carried into near space experiments designed by local grade school students, members of a local 4-H club, and students from the university. The...