As of Tuesday, December 5, 2017
More than $6,000 in Idaho STEM Action Center grants were awarded locally, the purpose for which is to advance science, technology, engineering, and math education.
The Grangeville Centennial Library received $2,115 to host an “Intro to 3D Printing Design & Fabrication” workshop at both their facility and also at Grangeville Elementary/Middle School.
Mountain View School District 244 received $2,419.78. The plan is to use the Amazon Fire 8 tablets for Khan Academy personalized instruction in a math remediation course designed to help struggling students in the pre-algebra through geometry course-work at the junior high and high school levels.
Kamiah School District 304 received $2,500 to bring the Create: Music STEM Camp to campus, designed to expose students to the emerging fields in science, technology, engineering and mathematics through an interactive and immersive experience.
Overall, the Idaho STEM Action Center has awarded 170 grants worth nearly three-quarters of a million dollars to schools, districts, libraries, out-of-school programs, and workforce-development training centers statewide.