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STEAM Summer Camp Offers Virtual Learning Activities For Kids

Image of STEAM Stew Camper learns about rocks and minerals during virtual summer camp.

As the COVID-19 pandemic hit Michigan, it became clear that many summer camps were at risk of cancellation. Organizers of the annual STEAM Stew camp held at MSU St. Andrews were determined to continue the program online.  In past years, the multi-day camp hosted area middle school students and included field trips and a variety of hands-on activities.    With the move…

MSU St. Andrews Collaborates To Create 3D-Printed Medical Face Shields

Medical face mask, clear shield with organge frame

Read more about this in the Midland Daily News. Michigan State University is helping local health professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus by making 3D-printed personal protective equipment. To address the critical need for donations, medical face shields are being produced in a joint effort with colleges across MSU’s campus, including the College of…

Robotics Team Students Attend 3D Printing Workshop

Students Picture

Students from Jefferson Middle School’s robotics teams visited MSU St. Andrews to hone their engineering skills for future competitions.

Advanced 3D Printing Workshop for Teachers

3D Model of Mars Rover

Join us for a fun, educational day! Cost: complimentary, including lunch This workshop will explore applications of 3D printing in different K-12 curricular areas.  The creation of 3D objects with included openings or cavities can assist students in visualization, planning and technological understanding.  Standards-oriented examples to be explored may be taken from: Geometry Chemistry Mathematics Geography Physics Elementary mechanics Prior familiarity with…

Advanced 3D Printing Workshop for Teachers

Teachers using 3D printers in a workshop setting

Join us for a fun, educational day! Cost: complimentary, including lunch This workshop will explore applications of 3D printing in different K-12 curricular areas.  The creation of 3D objects with included openings or cavities can assist students in visualization, planning and technological understanding.  Standards-oriented examples to be explored may be taken from: Geometry Chemistry Mathematics Geography Physics Elementary mechanics Prior familiarity with…

Dates Added for Teacher Workshops on 3D Printing

Teacher using 3D printing equipment

Join us March 21 or April 11.

Girls’ STEM Club Goes 3D

Middle school girls and their teacher in a computer lab using 3D printers

Students gain hands-on exposure to design engineering and materials science.

3D Printing and Humidity Sensor Projects

High School Interns at the MSU Midland Campus, 07.12.2017

Student researchers play key role.

Local Teachers Become Students for a Day

Teachers gathered around a computer

Area teachers recently committed a day to their own education by attending a full day workshop at MSU St. Andrews. Their goal: to learn about 3D design and printing in order to incorporate the concepts into their student lesson plans. MSU researchers Bob Bubeck and Tracy Zhang hosted separate two groups of teachers on March 21 and 22. Teachers in attendance were…

Girls’ Science Club Visits St. Andrews

Group middle school aged girls and two teachers

N.E. Middle School students engage in 3D printing; learn about materials science