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  • Local Stellar Xplorers teams place second and third in Southeast Region

    Two of the three Stellar Xplorers teams from Coffee County Central High School recently placed in the top three positions in the Southeast Region.Stellar Xplorers is an Air Force Association sponsored program designed to inspire and attract high school students to pursue studies and careers in STEM through a challenging space system design
  • Teams supported by Arnold STEM compete in regional FIRST® Tech Challenge

    All six robotics teams supported by the Arnold Air Force Base Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program attended the regional Tennessee FIRST® Tech Challenge competition held at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro last month.According to Olga Oakley, Arnold Air Force Base STEM Outreach Program coordinator, this was the
  • Arnold STEM supports the MathCounts® competition at UTSI

    The Arnold Air Force Base Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Outreach Program supported the local MathCounts® Competition held Feb. 2 at the University of Tennessee Space Institute. The competition, which challenges area middle school students to solve math problems, is only one of many engineering activities that led up to the
  • 704th Test Group supports STEM Career Expo in Alamogordo, New Mexico

    Members of the 704th Test Group at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, a unit of Arnold Engineering Development Complex, played a notable role in the planning and execution of the 2018 New Mexico Aviation Aerospace Association Career Expo.Middle school through college-level students from throughout the state of New Mexico attended the Sept. 27
  • Area students, Arnold team members learn how to “Be a Bat Hero”

    As part of an educational outreach effort during International Bat Week held Oct. 24-31, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Arnold Air Force Base biologists held presentations at the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma and on base to provide information on bats and how they play a vital role in the environment.The 2018 theme for International Bat
  • Students have electric experience at Hands-On Science Center Fall STEM Camp

    As part of the Fall Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Camp at the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma Oct. 8-12, engineers with the AEDC Civil Engineer Branch at Arnold Air Force Base gave a presentation on the importance of conserving energy. “Electrifying Electricity and Energy” was the topic for Oct. 10, and Kazi Mamun, Arnold
  • Arnold AFB STEM hosts CyberPatriot Cybercamp, teaches students about the importance of Cybersecurity

    With guidance from Arnold Air Force Base Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics director Olga Oakley, members of the Coffee County High School CyberPatriot team led the Air Force Association CyberPatriot Cybercamp held at the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma.CyberCamp was held at HOSC the week of July 16-20 for area students 11 to 16
  • Area students take flight after completing Fly to Learn Program

    A group of Middle Tennessee middle-school students participating in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Aviation Program, sponsored by Arnold Air Force STEM, recently put what they learned into action by flying with the Eagleville Soaring Club.Before taking to the skies, 10 students from East Middle, South Middle and West Middle
  • Area youth participate in 2018 Reach for the Stars competition

    Though summer break has started, area students are still finding opportunities to learn while out of the classroom.Thanks to members of the Tennessee Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), volunteers from Arnold Air Force Base, and Olga Oakley, the Air Force Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Program
  • Robotics team sponsored by Arnold STEM competes at World Championship

    After qualifying at the regional competition in Knoxville, the robotics team from Central Magnet School in Murfreesboro recently competed in the FIRST® Robotics World Championship in Houston, Texas.The team, Central Magnet Robotics, which is sponsored by the Arnold Air Force Base Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Program,
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