STEM Solutions: “It’s not, NOT working! Tales from clinical trials”

Nature’s Academy Founder and Executive Director, Dana Pounds, is living proof that “STEM” makes the world a better place. She was diagnosed in 1999 with desmoid tumors, a rare form of cancer that grows in the body’s connective tissues. She’s undergone extensive surgeries, treatments, and the amputation of her right leg in the 20 years […]

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Supporting Positive Change – Green Associates

Increasing STEM literacy and fostering environmental stewardship is our primary goal, and we would not be able to do so without the behind-the-scenes powerhouses that make it all work. Local accounting firm Green & Associates takes care of our bookkeeping, accounting, and tax needs so we can continue fulfilling our mission. Their dedication and professionalism […]

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STEM Solutions – Avocados: Good for more than guacamole!

Single-use plastics are currently being banned in cities and countries around the world. The city of Saint Petersburg, Florida, recently banned polystyrene (also known as Styrofoam) and is phasing out straws by the year 2020. According to the United Nations, at least 32 governments have committed to legal action that reduces or even eliminates plastic […]

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SWFWMD seagrass study gets a tech-y facelift!

The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) is responsible for managing water resources in the Southwest Florida region, from spring-fed rivers to saltwater estuaries. Seagrass beds are a vital resource that provides food and shelter for marine creatures. Of the many scientists employed by SWFWMD, their seagrass researchers are responsible for monitoring the health of […]

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Nation’s New STEM Education Plan champions STEM Literacy

STEM jobs are projected to grow 4% faster than the national average according to Economic Modeling Specialists International. However, millions of STEM jobs went unfilled as 2018 ended. The White House releases a STEM education plan every five years that recognizes the need for STEM development early in any student’s academic journey, “CHARTING A COURSE […]

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