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  • Students participate in STEM activities as part of 2019 Reach for the Stars Competition

    Area students spent a Saturday during their summer break to participate in a rocket launching competition called Reach for the Stars.Members of the Tennessee Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the Coffee County Airfoilers, volunteers from Arnold Air Force Base, and Olga Oakley, the Air Force Science, Technology,
  • Students spring into science during camp at Hands-On Science Center

    A group of area students learned a variety of science lessons at the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma during the Spring Camp led by Olga Oakley, the AEDC Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics coordinator. According to Oakley, each day of the weeklong camp involved a new topic for the students.“The campers learned about space, made
  • 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
  • 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
  • Arnold STEM supports MathCounts® competition at UTSI

    Winners of the MathCounts® competition Feb. 3 at University of Tennessee Space Institute receive their awards from AEDC Commander Col. Scott Cain. The Arnold Air Force Base Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Outreach Program sponsored five MathCounts® Teams, comprised of a total of 46 students. This competition, which
  • Donation made in support of Hands-On Science Center’s STEM programs

    Doug Pearson, deputy general manager of National Aerospace Solutions, LLC, the contractor overseeing the AEDC Test Operations and Sustainment contract, presents a check for $5,000 to Deb Wimberley, director of the Hands on Science Center in Tullahoma, to help support the HOSC’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs. AEDC