Promoting community connections is a core element of MMSA’s work. The following projects offer ways for community members to get involved and help strengthen communities around STEM.

mmsa first responder teen cafe

Back to after school STEM

Back to school means back to after school STEM for our STEM Guides team. The STEM Guides project acts as a connector between kids and out of school STEM activities in their communities. Currently, we have two active STEM hubs, one in Oxford Hills, and one Down East. Both are ...
mmsa teen science cafe

Introducing Youth to the Technology in Emergency Management

As disaster recently struck in Texas, teens and adults alike were riveted to news reports as thousands of first responders, including neighbors, volunteers and professionals from around the country, worked tirelessly to aid and rescue victims of Hurricane Harvey. Technology, particularly communications and information technology, played a central role in ...
ACRES project at MMSA

MMSA’s ACRES project receives $1.85 million NSF Grant to improve rural afterschool training

A potentially game changing, innovative way to experience professional development is coming to Maine and will then be rolled out across the country. Out of school educators, including librarians will soon benefit from Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance’s (MMSA) most recent grant award MMSA has received a National Science Foundation ...


Now, more than ever, we need people to be able to think through problems with a rational lens - breaking big problems into small steps, leveraging technology to supercharge our solutions. We are living in a time of overwhelming possibilities. The challenge? Teaching ourselves and our communities through our kids ...

Try out the new & improved Maine STEM Resource Bank

We have collaborated 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. Browse ...

Local Youth Put Energy into Junior Solar Sprint Competition

“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 ...
Young Maine Scientists Win Big at ISEF

Young Maine Scientists Win Big at ISEF

Maine teens were lauded recently for growing a kidney and solving a pollution problem. The news made the front page of the Portland Press Herald and was showcased on WCSH. Demetri Maxim, a senior at Gould Academy, won first place in his category for his work in developing a way ...

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