The Sparks robotics team went to NJ First Tech Challenge (FTC) Frozen Frenzy qualifier this past weekend at Timothy Christian School in Piscataway. The team had a fantastic showing as a member of the winning alliance for four out of five rounds. In addition, they were selected to be a member of one of the four alliances for the semi-final matches.
STEM at Stuart
Why Girls in STEM?
Though girls surpass boys in nearly every measure of academic success, there is still a significant
gender gap in the number of women pursuing college degrees and careers in STEM fields.
Less than one-quarter of STEM jobs are held by women
(though women make up nearly half of the overall workforce).
STEM jobs pay significantly more than non-STEM jobs.
Job growth in STEM is projected to be nearly 3x that of non-STEM.
Though girls surpass boys in nearly every measure of academic success, there is still a significant gender gap in the number of women pursuing college degrees and careers in STEM fields.Learn More
Stuart’s remarkable MakerSpace is a new design space dedicated to collaboration, creativity, and invention.Learn More
A STEM Endorsement on a student’s high school transcript reflects a commitment to pursuing studies in the STEM fields, above and beyond the curriculum required for graduation with a diploma from Stuart.Learn More
Our teachers get girls interested in STEM using inquiry-based curriculum, particularly suited for the way girls learn. In-depth, hands-on and real-world applications help our...Learn More
Upper School students are encouraged to explore and pursue new interests and skills in the STEM fields through a wide variety of in-depth, hands-on STEM electives.Learn More
Since launching our 1:1 iPad program at Stuart in 2010, technology has become integrated into literally every corner of the School. The entire campus enjoys wireless access, from the kindergarten classrooms, to the Art Wing - and even the nature trail!Learn More
Informal STEM experiences offer girls a range of opportunities to explore and develop their interest and skills in the STEM fields.Learn More
Role models play a critical part in addressing the disparity of women in the STEM fields.Learn More
Summertime is a great opportunity to form long-lasting memories At Stuart, those memories are facilitated through engaging STEM summer programs.Learn More
* These three keys for engaging girls in science and math were identified in a study completed by Girl Scouts of the USA and the Motorola Foundation.
The second graders designed and built a single pulley system that would transport a stuffed animal from one point to another. They used trees or branches to anchor the system. Watch a video of the girls testing out the pulleys below.
It was a congruent Christmas in the Honors Geometry class. For the three weeks before Christmas break, students were working away in the geometry workshop at Stuart to create a geometric ornament.
The Owls (EC 4s) and junior kindergarteners were busy this week during Library/Computer time. They are beginning to get familiar with using a keyboard by finding letters and pressing the keys on the Alphabet Keyboard. It was tricky to find all of the letters of the alphabet on the keyboard, but they did it!
In between free response question practice for the AP exam, AP Environmental Science students got hands-on using bubbles and metallic sharpies.