We Need more STEM educational resources at every level


Obama administration still trying to drum up support for STEM fields
The demand for researchers in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields remains a major problem for U.S. companies. President Obama seems unsure how to get more U.S. students interested in career fields that are expected to significantly grow over the next few years.

Justin Timberlake, Will.i.am, WIllow Smith and others Celebrating FIRST and Science

Will.i.am, Justin Timberlake, Willow Smith pair up with FIRST founder Dean Kamen for “i.am.FIRST — Science is Rock and Roll,” a groundbreaking, one-hour special promoting education, science and technology. The first of its kind, the special takes an inside, up close look at the 20th Annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Championship, a worldwide science and robotics K-12 competition.

Justin Timberlake’s home page

Media Market Journal article

ABC and FIRST‘s Official Press Release

“i.am.FIRST — Science is Rock and Roll” airs on 14th August (7:00- 8:00 p.m., ET) on The ABC Television Network.