We're collaborating with The Connectory, a national resource overseen by the National Girls Collaborative, to make our Maine STEM Resource Bank even better. Our Maine connections and dedication to including important Maine-based STEM resources will now be hosted on a platform using The Connectory's technology and user interface.
The Reach Center project at MMSA developed the Maine STEM Resource Bank to connect youth in Maine with STEM opportunities that can fuel their passions and increase their knowledge and skills in … Read More
MMSA's Exploring Computer Science (ECS) project launched into its second year with 21 teachers participating in an exciting and fun summer institute on the Bangor campus of the University of Maine at Augusta. This second cohort of the NSF-funded ECS project will continue to expand access to quality computer science instruction for Maine students.
Two facilitators from Massachusetts and two Cohort 1 teacher leaders directed the institute held at the University of Maine at Augusta's Eastport Hall in Bangor. Lisa … Read More
“The CD Players” and “Plan B” were among 60 model solar-powered cars competing in Maine’s 22nd Annual Junior Solar Sprint on June 11 at the Owls Head
Transportation Museum. Eight midcoast area youth took part in the program, spending several weeks learning how to design and build cars that run with motors powered by solar panels then competing against other teams from across Maine. The challenge involves designing a car that can travel down a 20-meter racetrack in the fastest time, all while securely carrying a soda … Read More
At the US News STEM Solutions Conference in Baltimore in May 2016, it was announced that Downeast Maine will become part of a national network that shares and develops community-based strategies for connecting all youth to science. The movement toward STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) is already gaining momentum in the Machias area, and now it is receiving national attention. The initiative, spearheaded by Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance and Axiom Education & Training Center, is one of 37 from … Read More