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Uma Sethuraman is currently (2016) an 11th grade student at William P. Clements High School. In her 2016 Science Fair Project, Uma developed a new, innovative approach to the problem of school scheduling by creating a genetic algorithm to optimize school scheduling. For this project, Uma won the 1st place award for her category in both the...
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Temitope Oye won an award for the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing in 2016. Temi has been interested in science, technology, and space since elementary school. She started looking further into her interest in computer science in 6th grade when she started learning HTML. Then she went beyond Computer Science into animation and attended a summer...
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We try to keep up with our previous years’ award winners, and we feature information here about what they’re doing now. We hope this will inspire more students in younger grades to continue to explore and create in STEM subjects. Temitope Oye Uma Sethuraman Jeffrey (Jaewoo) Heo Paige Moore Caitlin Lau Amanda Opp Vijay Moorthy
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Energy Day was featured in a US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) article. HOUSTON ENERGY DAY FESTIVAL A BIG HIT WITH YOUNG SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS By Bill Lee, BSEE Public Affairs Specialist Where can one go on a non-school day and find: a robotics exhibition, a condensation experiment, a virtual reality demonstration, a...
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Most STEM teachers know the importance of letting students explore, but usually it’s the students who struggle with “exploration”. We have created a a post with ideas, activities, and experiments geared toward exploration, and here is one of those, which can be done with relatively little prep: Materials one container (small bowl) per group full...
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Most STEM teachers know the importance of letting students explore, but usually it’s the students who struggle with “exploration”. We have created a a post with ideas, activities, and experiments geared toward exploration, and here is one of those, which can be done with relatively little prep: Materials one container (small bowl) per group full...
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Though most STEM teachers know the importance of letting students explore, it’s usually the students who struggle with “exploration”. We are living in a world where students get immediate feedback whenever they make decisions, so they’ve come to expect it, and they’re so afraid or failing that they don’t want to take the next step...
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Anyone who has been a teacher or a parent knows how difficult it is to keep a child (of any age) focused on school when they’re excited about something. Whether that something is a holiday, a party, or a break from school, our challenge as the adult is to keep the kids occupied and focused....
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We would like to congratulate the winners of the 2016 SeaPerch Competition: Kye Lee-Smith, Eric Zhang, Brian Towne, Colby Patterson, Anna Wilson, Rachel Hamilton, Tommy Wilson, Sofia Trevino, Carmen Mendez, Cooper Williams, Christopher Hugo Escobar, Nathan Vipal, Christian Miller, Suraj Patel, Elijah Cantu, Dersh Bhakta, and Karthik Bhagavatula. A huge thank you to Occidental Petroleum...
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We would like to congratulate the winners of the 2016 The International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering, and Environment Project (I-SWEEEP): Jaewoo Heo, Vikram Pandian, Zury Cutler, Emily Huang, Vaishali Tikoo, Drew Provost, William Yin, Julia Riley, Arjun Menta, Sarah Carlson, Siddarth Eswarachari, Elena Young, Sai Sameer Pusapaty. A huge thank you to Caterpillar for sponsoring...
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