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4 Critical Fellowships Highlight the Future of Energy

The three largest industries in our region are healthcare, advanced manufacturing and energy. A number of our fellowships deal with energy and I have spent the last year reading as many resources as I could get my hands on. The issues are complex, we have much to consider as we make the transition, but the …

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Organized Kids at NAPO

On  Thursday, October 10, three 6th grade girls traveled to the Crown Plaza Suites to attend the NAPO (National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals) Pittsburgh’s 3rd Annual Organizing Seminar“Release & Renew” Organizing Tips and Tricks from the Pros. Sofia, Hamari, and Destiney were able to present some of their research and the resource posters they …

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Passionate About Bridges

Charlie and Mohammed were some of the first Fellows in our STEM Leadership Center. While Mohammed stepped back for a while, Charlie has moved ahead on his explorations of cutting edge technology fixing the problem in the world he most wants to solve. Check out his latest video! If you know of any other area …

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Four Teachers named Grow a Generation Distinguished Educators at Baden Academy

Four teachers at Baden Academy Charter School have been named 2019 Grow a Generation Distinguished Educators.  Each volunteered to work hard in a year-long fellowship project that helped hone their craft of teaching. Each project expanded knowledge of content and pedagogy, involved the students in their own learning, empowered students to act in new ways, …

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Enter the Future Engineers Competition through the STEM Leadership Center

Future Engineers 3D Design Challenge “Name That Molecule” Choose and four Monday or Wednesday evenings in May or June to work with a coach and prepare your challenge entry. Brush up on (or start to learn) 3D design skills. Work with our mentors and create an entry for the Future Engineers contest.   Create a digital …

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Engineering Wings to the Sun: Four Sixth Grade Girls Explore Ceramics

Four sixth grade girls from Baden Academy brought their diverse experiences together to write a book, Engineering Wings to the Sun. The inspiration for their study was based on the classical myth about Icarus, a boy who tried to fly on wings made of wax and feathers, but who failed because he flew too close …

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Come Build a Bridge

Charlie and Mohammed will be representing the STEM Leadership Center at the Rochester STEAM walk this Thursday, March 14 (Pi Day!!). Charlie is an extraordinary young man who began with us at Baden Academy as a research fellow. With classmate Ava he created a thoroughly entertaining TED Talk on Collaboration and wrote a book Charlie …

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Robotics and Programming Merit Badges at the STEM Leadership Center

MARCH MERIT BADGE MONTH!ROBOTICS AND PROGRAMMING BSA MERIT BADGESFour Wednesdays, March 6-27, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm The STEM Leadership Center is hosting a one month long program for local scouts to earn their Robotics or their Programming Merit Badges.  The class will run four Wednesdays, March 6-27, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.   Where:  THE …

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Winter Weather Closing

STEM Leadership Center at Baden Academy WINTER WEATHER CLOSING January 30 and 31 WINTER WEATHER CLOSING: January 30 and 31 we are following area educational protocols by closing our STEM Leadership Center Brick and Mortar doors – but we will meet online. All currently enrolled students will receive a link to log in at 5:55 …

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Future Roboticists Needed!

Do you want to join a Robotics Revolution in Beaver County? We are assembling a team to learn the programming and engineering in the exciting field of robotics. Our students will be preparing to compete in the Olympics of robotics competitions, the FIRST Robotics Competition. 6th-10th graders are welcome. Space is limited. Come join us …

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