STEM Solutions: Cork-Shaped Concrete Protects England’s Beaches

A remote seaside town in England has seen rising sea levels and more intense storms that puts its shoreline at risk. The increasing wave and water energy rips sediment away in massive erosion events. Unfortunately, these problems plague coastal communities all over the world. Popular methods designed to hold and trap sand, such as groins […]

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Environmental Protection Agency and Nature’s Academy: Partners in STEM

Nature’s Academy is excited to announce new technological additions to our programs, made possible through our partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency! Part of the total $97,000 awarded to Nature’s Academy by the EPA has allowed us to purchase new tablets, portable digital microscopes, and water quality probeware and sensors to enhance our outdoor “edventures.” […]

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Award-winning technology solves complicated problem for coastal community

As more and more people move to Florida, local and state governments seek new methods to reduce the negative impact of natural events like hurricanes. This preparedness is called coastal resilience, which NOAA defines as “a measure of the ability of a community to bounce back after hazardous events.” While emergency response is a vital […]

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Exploring STEM Solutions–Reflecting Heat Off of City Streets

With average summer temperatures on the rise, humans are searching for new ways to keep our built environment cool. Cost-effective and efficient methods are becoming simpler as technology advances and some groups are looking for inspiration from everyday household items. The city of Los Angeles is green lighting an infrastructure program that will paint the […]

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STEM Solutions

Exploring STEM Solutions From smart phones to smart homes, the information security field seeks to protect it all with fast-track training programs. Companies, hospitals, banks, and schools are just a few of the facilities that store their information digitally. The need for cybersecurity is higher than ever and it’s got a higher-than-average job growth rate […]

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