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Nonprofit Brings Free STEM Education to Over One Million K-12 Students through Mobile Labs, Interactive Distanced STEM Activities

“In a year when students needed interactive learning experiences more than ever, Learning Undefeated has reached the incredible milestone of inspiring more than one million students through hands-on STEM education,” said Brian Gaines, Learning Undefeated CEO. “When schools were closed due to COVID-19, our culture of innovation led us to develop hybrid learning resources that kept students connected to STEM subjects, even without access to the specialized tools they might normally have in the classroom. Our new digital learning program has amplified Learning Undefeated’s impact in ways we couldn’t have imagined, and the demand just continues to grow.”

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108 Grants Awarded to Montgomery County, MD Nonprofits

Learning Undefeated’s mobile STEM lab will engage Montgomery County Public Schools students in hands-on, experiential STEM learning focused on minority entrepreneurship. The Emerging Leaders program includes hands-on workshops & career-focused sessions that nurture technical skills and support job prospecting for young women of color (ages of 14-22). “This new partnership with MCEDC supports young women – who are so underrepresented in STEM careers – by sparking interest in high-demand industries such as cybersecurity and biotechnology, building confidence, and fostering lasting relationships to carry them into their careers,” said Brian Gaines, Learning Undefeated’s CEO.

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Bringing STEM to Students with Mobile Technology [EdTech]

We also know that students from low-income households begin their education at a disadvantage and are more likely to struggle with engagement, so while schools and teachers are working really hard to meet those most vulnerable learners where they’re at and their needs, we’re dedicated to helping them with that by bringing these really cool resources and experiences to their schools as well,” says Jennifer Colvin, vice president of education for Learning Undefeated, a nonprofit bringing STEM to students through mobile labs, among other means.

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Local Nonprofit partners with Department of Defense for STEM Mentorship Program

Local nonprofit Learning Undefeated has partnered with the Department of Defense to create a mentor program for high school and college girls interested in STEM careers. Emerging Leaders in Biotechnology connects college and high school women to provide them with skills, knowledge, and support to pursue careers in biotechnology.

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Hands-On STEM Summer Camps Reengage Students in Learning following Challenging School Year

Over 200 students across three states — some as young as five years old! — participated in education recovery summer camps during summer 2021. Learning Undefeated’s disaster recovery education program emphasizes engaging, hands-on STEM learning experiences designed to help students re-engage with learning during a time when disaster-related stresses are incredibly real. The Young Science Explorers program reengaged students in learning and provided them with real-world STEM experiences.

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STEM Nonprofit to Doubles Student Reach during COVID-19 Pandemic Thanks to AT&T Foundation Support

In a typical school year, Maryland-based nonprofit Learning Undefeated serves over 50,000 K-12 students with immersive STEM learning onboard its fleet of mobile laboratories: tricked out trucks, shipping containers and busses that bring life-changing STEM experiences right to the school parking lot. But when the organization had to park its mobile labs due to COVID-19, Learning Undefeated quickly pivoted to developing hands-on digital experiences that would keep students and teachers connected with STEM subjects while learning at home.

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Nurturing Emerging Leaders in Biotechnology & DOD STEM Careers

“When high school women get to make that connection with college women, they get to see a little snippet of themselves in the future,” said Gabriella Centeno, a rising sophomore majoring in biology at Montgomery College, who is serving as a mentor in the Emerging Leaders in Biotechnology program. “That not only inspires them, but it also empowers them to do the best that they can, take as many opportunities as they want, and enjoy their full right of whatever their self-discovery is.

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Nonprofit Offers Free STEM Summer Camp for Baltimore City school students

A local nonprofit is offering free STEM summer camp to Baltimore City public school students. The Young Science Explorers program is a two week, intensive camp ideal for rising middle school students (grades 6-8), that engages students with STEM topics onboard Learning Undefeated’s immersive mobile laboratories. The camp also features hands-on laboratory investigations in the classroom plus high-energy science demonstrations.

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Register for Baltimore Summer Camp

Learning Undefeated’s Young Science Explorers Program engages young learners with high-energy science demonstrations, immersive learning environments, and hands-on investigations. Ideal for rising middle school students (grades 6-8), students will engage with STEM topics in Learning Undefeated’s immersive mobile laboratory experiences, as well as complete hands-on laboratory investigations in the classroom. program that engages young learners with high-energy…

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Learning Undefeated Launches Young Science Explorers Camp for Baltimore Public Schools this Summer

The interactive Young Science Explorers Program engages young learners with high-energy science demonstrations, immersive learning environments and hands-on investigations. Ideal for rising middle school students (sixth to eighth grades), students will engage with STEM topics in Learning Undefeated’s immersive mobile laboratory experiences, as well as complete hands-on laboratory investigations in the classroom.

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A ‘magic’ school bus brings science class to schools in need

Students learn a little about each of the planets before they land on planet Mars. Along they also learn to solve problems that astronauts could face on a journey into space. “It was more really about problem solving and using the strategies in the tech and science design process,” teacher Katheryn Spivey, the school’s science and technology content specialist, said. “They’re learning, reminding themselves of the science concepts like what do you need to survive ,like oxygen and water, and they talked about chemistry so it actually ties into all of the middle school science program.”

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Learning Undefeated Announces Richard Montgomery High School Student as 2021 Maryland BioGENEius Finalist

Rockville, Md., 11th grader Junzhi Xie recognized for wastewater treatment method, will represent Maryland in International BioGENEius Challenge. GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Learning Undefeated, a nonprofit organization that provides life-changing STEM experiences, announced today that Junzhi Xie, a junior at Richard Mongtomery High School in Rockville, Maryland has won the 2021 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge. The BioGENEius Challenge is…

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Maryland STEM Educator of the Year Award Presented to Howard County Teacher and Two Prince George’s County Teachers

Educators Erin Lukomska-Schlauch, Jamie Proctor and Karen Shelton Honored for Commitment to STEM Education at Maryland Tech Council’s 33rd Industry Awards Ceremony Gaithersburg, MD – May 20, 2021 – Today, three Maryland public high school teachers have been awarded Maryland Tech Council’s (MTC) STEM Educator of the Year award in recognition of their commitment to…

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STEM Spotlight, Dr. Mika Sovak

As part of the Emerging Leaders in Biotechnology mentorship program, speakers from a variety of occupations and diverse backgrounds are sharing their experiences in STEM with students. On Saturday, May 1 we had the privilege of meeting Dr. Mika Sovak, Vice President and Franchise Head, Oncology R&D at AstraZeneca. Dr. Sovak gave participants insight into…

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Mobile lab brings STEM hands-on classes to El Paso school

“This Texas mobile STEM lab is the perfect opportunity for kids to come in, use the engineering design process and to solve real-world problems for the future,” said science teacher Leslie Hess. The future engineers are already on the right track thanks to organizations like Learning Undefeated who are making sure opportunities are available to as many Texas kids as possible.

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DOIN’ GOOD: Mobile STEM lab sparks interest in Texas students

By Rachael Reagan | read it > Wester Elementary students got hands-on experience as Learning Undefeated’s Mobile STEM Lab visited Lubbock.    Desurae Matthews is the education program lead for Learning Undefeated. She describes it as a life-changing career and educational opportunity for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade. The Texas Mobile STEM Lab, a product…

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Texas Mobile STEM Lab Visits Graham ISD

By Emily Bjorklund | read it > GRAHAM, Texas (TNN) – If you’re driving by Graham Junior High School this week, you’ll notice a big blue trailer sitting in the gymnasium parking lot. Inside: a hands-on mobile STEM experience that travels all across the state bringing that kind of education to rural school districts. “It’s…

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