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October 4, 2017 | Nick Rhule

Norman Augustine Speaks to Montgomery College Students (VIDEO)

Norman Augustine, the former CEO of Lockheed Martin, spoke to Montgomery College students recently about the importance of careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — as well as the importance of diversity in those fields. This MyMCMedia Extra is an interview after his speech:

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September 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

KID Museum and MCPS Partnering to Increase STEM Opportunities for Students

The KID Museum announced during its annual “Kidfest” event that the organization is partnering with Montgomery County Public Schools to increase opportunities for students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Starting this school year, middle school students will have the chance to work in teams to find a solution to a community problem by […]

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April 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

MCPL Expands Educational Go! Kits to All County Libraries for Children

As part of its “All Children Excel Initiative,” Montgomery County Public Libraries will now offer its Go! Kits in all 21 library branches. MCPL introduced Go! Kits back in 2014 as an innovative way to introduce children to a variety of  concepts in science, technology, engineering and math. Each kit includes two books about a […]

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March 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

New Mobile Lab to Encourage STEM Careers among High School Students (VIDEO)

MdBio Foundation on Tuesday displayed its new $750,000 mobile laboratory that provides high school students with science and technology activities to get them involved in STEM careers. STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — is where high-paying jobs will be, said Brian Gaines, MdBio’s CEO. “Kids get out of their classrooms and into the […]

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February 23, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

High School Students Explore STEM Careers for National Engineers Week (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Students from across the country including students from Montgomery County Public Schools are participating in National Engineers Week to learn about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). With safety gloves on, lab coats snapped tight and goggles to protect their eyes, students from Albert Einstein High School are learning about the sewer system […]

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November 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Middle School Students Experience Hands-On Science at Montgomery County Campus of Johns Hopkins University (VIDEO)

Hundreds of students from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School and Montgomery Village Middle School recently participated in hands-on science and medicine activities at the Montgomery County campus of Johns Hopkins University. Find out more about the 8th annual Frontiers in Science and Medicine Day in this MCPS-TV report, below:

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February 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council Adopts Vision Zero to Reduce Traffic Deaths (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council unanimously adopted Vison Zero at this week’s meeting, and local leaders say they hope the state of Maryland will follow their lead. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke talked to local leaders and community members about why this initiative is so important.

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January 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Construction of Watkins Mill Intersection Delayed for Design Changes

The construction of the long-awaited Watkins Mill Road Intersection at I-270 has been delayed for design changes, according to a spokesperson for the Maryland State Highway Administration. “SHA is making some modifications to the design of the interchange which require a few more months prior to construction,” said David Buck, SHA’s media relations manager. According […]

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September 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

Sligo Middle School Students Host a Day of S’TEAM in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Students from Sligo Middle School in Silver Spring hosted the first S’TEAM Sligo Community Day Festival on Sept 26. The S’TEAM field day was organized by 28 students in seventh and eighth grades who worked throughout the summer on multi-disciplinary projects that included science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. Schools officials said students had hands-on experience while […]

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July 25, 2014 | Staff Writer

Future Engineers Use Their Noodles to Build Bridges from Spaghetti (PHOTOS)

UPDATED, 1:30 p.m., July 25: The winning bridge in the Spaghetti Bridge Contest held July 25 at the Montgomery County campus of Johns Hopkins University held 62 pounds. The winning Rockville team included teens: Sriyuth Sagi, Anthony Garay, JJ Bravo, according to Ellen Poltilove Communications Manager, Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus. The contest tested the teens engineering abilities to […]

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