The centerpiece of the new program is Learning Undefeated’s Drop Anywhere Lab, a traveling science laboratory housed in a shipping container, which travels to a new school each week providing a field trip experience right in the school parking lot. The program engages local students with STEM concepts through hands-on projects on board the mobile lab and introduces them to in-demand STEM careers located right in their own backyard.
January 31, 2022 | WPVI (Philadelphia)/Good Morning America Delaware middle school students in North Wilmington get some hands-on STEM lessons, thanks to a partnership between Learning Undefeated and AstraZeneca.
An education partnership is looking to increase interest in STEM programs among area middle school students by literally dropping in at some local schools. The Drop Anywhere Lab is being used by the education non-profit Learning Undefeated to help grow kids’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Learning Undefeated has partnered with Astra Zeneca and the WRK Group (Reach Riverside and The Warehouse) to bring the Drop Anywhere Lab to several schools over the next several weeks.
Learning Undefeated, AstraZeneca and The WRK Group Launch Multi-Year STEM Education Partnership to Benefit Wilmington Students
“Groundbreaking science is created in Delaware, making it a hot spot for STEM jobs. We want to energize students and get them excited about all of the STEM career opportunities that are right here in their local community,” said Brian Gaines, CEO of Learning Undefeated. “Through this collaboration between AstraZeneca and the WRK Group, we will benefit thousands of students across the region by building their confidence in STEM subjects and empowering them to know that STEM careers are out there for them.”
WUSA-9 (DC) | More than two weeks after D.C. announced a pilot program to partner with churches to better distribute vaccines to underserved communities in the city, a second church has been added to join the initiative. So far, 321 people have been vaccinated during the program’s three clinics, according to DC Health. Outreach is done by church volunteers and community partners to congregants and residents in the community to sign them up for vaccine appointments.