6 Results for tag STEM

The STEM Global Movement

The STEM Global Movement With the topic of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) gaining a lot of traction globally of late, we thought this would be a good opportunity to take a look into the initiative and the explore how this will affect the education industry. What is STEM? STEM is a global initiative […] ... Read More

A Puck-like Data-logging Device for STEM Learning has Maker Potential!

Billed as an all-in-one STEM lab, the handheld Labdisc Gensci by Globisens is a useful tool to measure and record data for a wide range of experiments. The device resembles a large hockey puck with an outer ring that rotates to expose a series of build-in sensors. External probes measure sound, air pressure, humidity, global […] ... Read More

How to build STEM spaces while adhering to budget constraints.

The Challenge Building a STEM space at your school can be a challenge, especially if you have budgetary constraints. There are many ways to create your STEM space without spending excessive amounts of money. In this article, we go over some strategies you can initiate to design an effective STEM space without having to build […] ... Read More

Creating a Feasibility Study for a new STEM Education Facility

There are many areas to consider when preparing a feasibility study for a new STEM facility at your school. Depending on the size of the project you are undertaking, the process will involve some of the following steps; Brainstorming, Concepts, Costing, Drawing, and Presentation. Presenting a great feasibility plan with your ideas and costings is […] ... Read More

Where to begin with a new STEM education facility, especially when you’re behind the wave?

Building a STEM facility at your school can be a daunting task, especially if you feel you are running behind the STEM wave. At Westlab, we are continually supporting schools across Australia and Canada to assist them in creating world-class STEM education facilities. In this article, we offer some ideas on how you can catch […] ... Read More

Driving STEM Space Excellence

The era of long bland corridors and small lonely laboratories is almost over for most progressive schools in 2018. Corridors are now seen as open and opportune meeting places where communication and collaboration can take place spontaneously. Wide corridors with large transparent windows, various collaborative spaces including couches, tables and whiteboards make a building snap […] ... Read More

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