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USDA Grant Supports Design of Classroom Aquaponics Projects

Students will use the aquaponics systems to address Managing the Nitrogen Cycle, a National Academy of Engineers Grand Engineering Challenge. TIES is collaborating with STEM Learning EcosystemsSM in Tulsa, OK and Baltimore to develop aquaponics-based STEM learning for Tulsa and Baltimore City public schools. This is funded by a grant provided by USDA Professional Development […]

Capstone Project: Female Student Devises System to Produce Clean Water and BioDiesel Using Rice Straw

Yasmine Yehia Moustafa, a student at Maadi STEM School for Girls in Egypt, devised a system to produce clean water and biodiesel using rice straw as her capstone project. Her school is part of a new network aimed at giving students the skills they’ll need to address the country’s grand challenges. Maadi STEM School for […]

TIES Named Partner of DoD’s Defense STEM Education Consortium

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2019 TIES Selected by DoD To Strengthen National K-16 STEM Education and Outreach. The $75M Department of Defense initiative will fund more than a dozen organizations. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) recently-launched the Defense STEM Education Consortium (DSEC), which will strengthen kindergarten through college STEM education and outreach programs […]

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