STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
Libraries and museums are improving learning in science, technology, engineering and math, a national priority for US competitiveness.
Partnership: STEM Video Game Challenge
IMLS is a National Community Sponsor of the National STEM Video Game Challenge. The Challenge, now in its third year, was inspired by President Obama’s "Educate to Innovate" Campaign, promoting science, technology, engineering and math education.
Search the Awarded Grants database for grants to programs that strengthen STEM (issue areas have only been assigned to grants awarded since FY 2009)
STEM content on the IMLS website:
March 20, 2013 12:31 PM
Community member Willie Wright and library director Jody Risacher talk about the Cumberland County Public Library’s programs serve their community, from career development services to science projects for kids.
March 20, 2013 11:55 AM
Museum educators at the Powerhouse Science Center create practical guide to help local scientists build new skills.
February 20, 2013 02:42 PM
Libraries and museums are taking leadership roles in their communities and tackling tough problems.
December 20, 2012 03:08 PM
Maker spaces are part of a growing movement of hands-on, mentor-led environments that encourage entrepreneurship and unleash the inner inventor in all of us, particularly children.
August 10, 2012 02:20 PM
Receiving a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grant from IMLS opened the eyes of the Santa Ana Public Library to other federal funding options, which led to the creation of the Seeds to Trees Digital Media Technology Academy.