STEM

MGCCC opens new STEM building at Jackson County Campus

GAUTIER, Miss. (WXXV) — Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College held an opening ceremony for their newly renovated STEM building in Jackson County on Tuesday. One of the major projects of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s 2020 strategic plan is now…

Robot teaches at Popps Ferry Elementary

Students at Popps Ferry Elementary School got a visit from a unique high-tech friend today. Pepper helps get kids involved with STEM, technology, and coding strategies. Pepper answers live questions in real time and even had a dance party with…

Samsung ‘Solve for Tomorrow’ contest open

For the tenth time, Samsung is hosting their ‘Solve for Tomorrow’ contest. The nation-wide contest is designed to encourage students and teachers to address problems in their local community through science, technology, engineering, and math. The company will chose 300…

Inaugural Robotics Camp at West Harrison High

Robots and engineers in the making were at West Harrison High School this morning for their first ever Robotics Camp. This week and next, students from around the district have the chance to attend the free camp, all in hopes…

‘I Can’ girls engineering camp

A group of girls in Pass Christian this week are saying ‘I can’ in an effort to support their future and dreams. This ‘I Can’ camp provides girls 11 through 14 with an appreciation for engineering and a look at…

Biloxi STEM Academy

Students in the Biloxi School District are enjoying a week of learning in the form of STEM. With assistance from Keesler Air Force Base and the Mississippi State Extension Center, third through seventh graders spent the day building airplanes, catapults…

STEM Art Camp

The Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs is taking on their summer art camp in a special way. They are using art as a launching point to talk about the elements that go into design and creativity with…

STEM Exhibit for Thunder over the Sound

South Mississippi has seen high anticipation for Thunder over the Sound beginning tomorrow! Keesler is throwing in something to ignite your STEM brain. Both days of the show there will be a science, technology, engineering, and math exhibit. There will…

‘Project Lead the Way’ grants awarded to local schools

This morning, Chevron awarded $92,000 in grants to schools in George and Jackson counties all in the name of the ‘Project Lead the Way.’ ‘Project Lead the Way’ is a nonprofit organization that provides transformative science, technology, engineering, and mathematics…

Tech leaders of tomorrow at D’Iberville Elementary School

They aren’t even teenagers yet, but D’Iberville students are already being molded into the tech leaders of tomorrow. Robots programmed to do a multitude of things including playing the piano, driving on a course and even solving a rubik’s cube…

MGCCC adds $17 million STEM building in Jackson County

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Jackson County campus will soon feature a new $17 million facility. This afternoon, dozens gathered for the groundbreaking of the science, technology, engineering, and math building. The structure will be just under 100,000 square feet…

$99,000 in STEM grants to local schools

It was an exciting day for many local schools as they received STEM grants from Huntington Ingalls Industries. For the past 11 years, Huntington Ingalls Industries has been awarding grants to local schools for STEM projects. This year they awarded…

Ingalls engineers teach STEM to teachers

Shipbuilding isn’t the only thing Ingalls specializes in. The 800 acre facility in Pascagoula hosted their seventh annual STEM workshop for teachers from Mississippi and Alabama. School’s out, but teachers continue working hard to make sure they’re ready to go…

Ingalls awards more than ten thousand dollars to STEM

Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula has awarded more than $101,000 in grants to 26 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics projects and initiatives from schools and educational organizations in Mississippi and Alabama. This is the tenth year for Ingalls’ STEM program. The…

Black Energy Awareness Month event at Mississippi Power

From heating up our homes to preparing dinner each night, we are all driven and surrounded by a number of sources of energy. This is just one reason why the Association of Blacks in Energy has named October Black Energy…

Explore the Best Summer Camp

Being bold, smart, energetic, and showing your talent is something more than 20 girls are doing this week at Ingalls Shipyard in Pascagoula. News 25’s Tanner Stewart takes us to the ‘Explore the Best You’ girls summer camp to learn…

Teacher training for computer science

South Mississippi teachers are undergoing some training this summer in order to bring computer science into classrooms. The Mississippi Department of Education rolled out the Computer Science for Mississippi Initiative in elementary and high schools last year. Now, the program…