Your help could further MMSA’s vision of a brighter STEM future for the State of Maine and the nation. Today, I ask you to support MMSA and become a part of the movement to support exciting new ways for our youth to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math.
Founded in 1929, The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 1,900 employees. Their guiding mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. JAX’s programs for high school and undergraduate students and teachers predate… [Read More]
On May 13, 2018, three high school students flew to Pittsburgh to represent Maine at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF). They are among 1,700 teens from around the world who are sharing their original science and engineering projects with peers, judges and the public. These three students were the grand award winners… [Read More]
The 2018 Maine State Science Fair was a huge success, and the excited buzz emanating from the Thomas College gymnasium provided solid evidence for that claim. On March 24, 300 Maine teens exhibited their science and engineering projects to their peers, teachers, parents, and judges. Representing 30 high schools, these students vied for nearly 100… [Read More]
During the week of December 4, 2017, 1200 Maine youth took their parents to school to learn about computer programming through Family Code Night. The Reach Center at MMSA facilitated the statewide learning opportunity at over 60 sites including schools, libraries, and other venues for the 1200 youth and 800 adults with at least one… [Read More]
Maine State Science Fair is back for its 72nd year! It’s an event with a long history, but it is far from old or stale. MSSF is more than just the traditional sciences. In fact, we welcome projects in the fields of computer science, engineering, mathematics, behavioral & social sciences, and even data science. Once… [Read More]
In just one month, three Maine students will head to Los Angeles, California for the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF). They will join more than 1,500 high school students from 75 countries who received top honors at their local science & engineering fairs. Three other students will represent Maine at national competitions this… [Read More]
Taking top honors this year: 1st Grand Award SeungHeon Song, Gould Academy Smart road signs 2nd Grand Award Sydney McDonald, Bangor High School The future of prosthesis: The design & analysis of artificial muscle comprised of ionic-polymer metal composites 3rd Grand Award Lily Waddell, Bangor High School Developing an alternative treatment for luminal B breast… [Read More]
When we encourage girls to pursue STEM, we double our potential for innovation. Today, only 6.7% of women graduate with STEM degrees. Let’s change that. Change the world, stay in STEM.