Tag: HackingSTEM

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Life in Space—STEM and NASA #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on October 15

  Announcing the October 15 TweetMeet   Next year marks the 20th anniversary of humans continuously living aboard the International Space Station (ISS). In celebration, the Microsoft Hacking STEM team (@Hacking_STEM) has partnered with NASA’s STEM on Station team @NASASTEM to design eight exciting STEM lesson plans targeted at middle and high school... Read more

Teachers using household items to teach STEM

Hacking STEM: Introducing Hands-on Hacks for Your Classroom

To engage the leaders of tomorrow, teachers need access to the right materials today. These materials need to be easily obtainable, affordable and reflect the academic standards that bring real-world scenarios into the classroom. Microsoft has created Hacking STEM, a monthly resource devoted to helping teachers modernize their current STEM curriculum through inquiry and... Read more

A seismograph made from everyday objects streams data into to a custom Excel worksheet table as students shake the table it rests on.

Hacking STEM: Using computational thinking to understand earthquakes

Happy Computer Science Education Week! Millions of students worldwide are in the process of discovering the possibilities of instructing machines to accomplish tasks. Whether completing the Minecraft Hour of Code tutorial, or watching a Pixar In a Box episode on Khan Academy, the spirit of discovery, experimentation and the art of Computer Science is celebrated while... Read more