A team of students from Aurora will participate in the Feb. 11 competition at Dakota Ridge High School in Littleton to determine the team to represent Colorado in the 27th high school National Finals of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science’s National Science Bowl (NSB), which aims to interest today’s youth in pursuing careers in science and math
The pilot will place local professionals from Boeing Company and Lockheed Martin in local classrooms to develop student projects based on “industry-designed challenges,” in coordination with Cherry Creek School District teachers
“It’s just providing them … a way of thinking about computers, defending systems and preparing them for a wide variety of options — and well-paying options.”
For the past decade aerospace leaders have feared a retirement rush was coming. As such, they’ve thrown their resources at encouraging young people to pursue science and math degrees and, eventually, aerospace careers.
“Honestly, it felt like a dream at first,” Frimpong said. “Until I was actually in the building and I shook (President Barack Obama)’s hand and he started talking to me — that’s when it hit me.”
Dozens of students voiced their displeasure with the recent decision on Twitter using the hashtag #SaveRangeviewBusiness
The Aurora Public Schools Board of Education approved Aman STEAM Academy to become a part of the district in 2014, and the school is beginning to ramp up recruitment efforts for its first class of students
If train A leaves the station going 60 miles per hour and train B leaves one hour later going 85 miles per hour, when will train B catch up with train A? More importantly, will the fate of either of these trains really prepare a high school student for the demands of college-level math classes? […]