Latest News

Learning Undefeated Debuts New K-8 Mobile Laboratory Activities

Brand-New Activities for a Brand-New Audience Debuting next month in Texas, Learning Undefeated is expanding its mobile laboratory programming for the first time to include elementary-school activities focused on engineering design concepts. Developed by James Hong, a new Instructional Designer for Learning Undefeated who joined the team in February, in collaboration with the Texas Education…

Details

STEM Spotlight, Travis Dennis

Learning Undefeated’s STEM Spotlight series features young professionals from diverse backgrounds who are working to make a difference in science, business, medicine, engineering, and technology fields. Each short video includes a profile of the job role and information about how they came to be interested in STEM. STEM Spotlight, Travis Dennis Chemical Engineer WR Grace…

Details

STEM Spotlight, Kathy Phelan Weber

Learning Undefeated’s STEM Spotlight series features young professionals from diverse backgrounds who are working to make a difference in science, business, medicine, engineering, and technology fields. Each short video includes a profile of the job role and information about how they came to be interested in STEM. STEM Spotlight, Kathy Phelan Weber Power Tools Engineer…

Details

Film Resources | Inclusivity in STEM

Picture a Scientist Picture a Scientist chronicles the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. Biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks, and geologist Jane Willenbring lead viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in the sciences, ranging from brutal harassment to years of subtle slights. Along the way,…

Details

Fall 2020 Mobile Labs & Education Programs Update

We are truly disappointed that we won’t be seeing Maryland students in person this fall, but our team has been hard at work this summer to figuring out how we can bring engaging STEM learning to your students at home. We have designed a diverse set of digital learning resources that you can use in your own digital classroom, as well as independent assignment ideas for students. And, just like our mobile laboratory program, all of Learning Undefeated’s digital resources are free to teachers!

Details

STEM Spotlight, Ashley Zumwalt-Forbes

Learning Undefeated’s STEM Spotlight series features young professionals from diverse backgrounds who are working to make a difference in science, business, medicine, engineering, and technology fields. Each short video includes a profile of the job role and information about how they came to be interested in STEM. STEM Spotlight, Ashley Zumwalt-Forbes President and COO Black…

Details

Outside the Classroom: Dry Ice & States of Matter

You may have heard of dry ice, but do you know what it is? To understand dry ice you need to understand the three states of matter: solid, liquid and gas. Dry ice is actually frozen carbon dioxide, frozen at -110 degrees Fahrenheit. In this video clip that aired on WJLA’s Outside the Classroom on…

Details

AT&T and Learning Undefeated Debut New STEM Distance Learning Program for Teachers & Students Learning Online This School Year

Called “Anywhere Labs,” the standards-aligned units include laboratory explorations and brand new activities specifically created for digital classrooms. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a major shift in education, requiring teachers and students to quickly implement and adapt to a new way of learning. “We know firsthand how important it is to get students back to learning following a crisis,” said Brian Gaines, CEO of Learning Undefeated. “We run the risk of students losing interest in STEM, which impacts the future of innovation in our country. We need to be forward thinking and work together to keep the STEM leaders of the future engaged.”

Details

STEM Spotlight, John W. Bullen Ph.D.

Learning Undefeated’s STEM Spotlight series features young professionals from diverse backgrounds who are working to make a difference in science, business, medicine, engineering, and technology fields. Each short video includes a profile of the job role and information about how they came to be interested in STEM. STEM Spotlight, John W. Bullen Ph.D. Senior Scientist,…

Details

STEM Spotlight, Justin Rice Ph.D.

Learning Undefeated’s STEM Spotlight series features young professionals from diverse backgrounds who are working to make a difference in science, business, medicine, engineering, and technology fields. Each short video includes a profile of the job role and information about how they came to be interested in STEM. STEM Spotlight, Justin Rice Ph.D. Senior Development Operations…

Details

STEM Spotlight, Kyle Wilson

Learning Undefeated’s STEM Spotlight series features young professionals from diverse backgrounds who are working to make a difference in science, business, medicine, engineering, and technology fields. Each short video includes a profile of the job role and information about how they came to be interested in STEM. STEM Spotlight, Kyle Wilson Formulation Chemist DAP Products…

Details

STEM Spotlight, Michael Hopkins

During times like these, it’s important to recognize STEM professionals creating positive change for the future of our community. Meet Michael Hopkins, Ph.D. Candidate and Founder of the organization Black Scientists Matter. As someone paving the way for future generations, he agreed to share his journey with us and offer advice to those seeking a…

Details

At-Home Explorers: Learning Undefeated’s New Online Summer Camp

This summer Learning Undefeated is teaming up with the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County (HOC), Boys and Girls Club of Metropolitan Baltimore, and the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington to provide kids with authentic STEM camp experiences online.  New Platform, New Features Beginning the week of July 13, educators and counselors will…

Details

Web Resources | Inclusivity in STEM

Web Resources National Education Association Visit the National Education Association’s Black Lives Matter school resources webpage for guidelines on talking about race in the classroom, how to mobilize student action organizations, and art and activism models. Learn More Here Education Week Teacher Education Week: Teacher has a list of 15 Classroom Resources for Discussing Racism,…

Details

Outside the Classroom: Build a Wave Machine

In this At-Home Science video, which aired on WJLA’s “Outside the Classroom” on May 27, 2020, Ali explores the physics of waves by building her very own wave machine with everyday materials. The sounds we hear are caused by vibrations of a material, like the string of a guitar moving back and forth when plucked.…

Details

To Our Students: We Support You

To our students,  Learning Undefeated stands with you. We are both outraged and saddened by the senseless death of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others who have died due to similar injustices. The future you create should be up to you and only you. The color of your skin should not limit the opportunities you…

Details