Tiny Coders

Code to the Future is a nationwide program that’s taking the initiative to provide students with the tools to integrate computer science and coding in the classroom. Take a look at how this initiative is preparing students for the future of tomorrow. This segment is part of American Graduate, getting to work. A Public Media […]

SciTech Now Episode 520

In this episode of SciTech Now, Tiny injectable devices fighting cancer; decoding NASA’s time capsule; Drones exploring the Antarctic; and tools to learn coding.

Girls That Code

An organization in Austin, Texas, is providing a space for girls to learn how to code, “code girls” is teaching skills needed for a future in tech. This segment is part of American graduate: getting to work, a public media initiative made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting.

SciTech Now Episode 519

In this episode of SciTech Now, a tech startup creates asteroid dirt; a wearable technology that could help those with limited mobility; and a space for Girls to learn to code

The Wizardry World of Coding

Children across the world are learning to code while diving into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. It’s all because of a new STEM product called the Harry Potter Kano coding kit. Alex Klein CEO and co-founder of Kano computing shows us how these wands are teaching kids to code is.

SciTech Now Episode 517

In this episode of SciTech Now, battle of the beetles; solar power to save lives; the wizarding world of coding; and maintaining a clean ocean based economy.

SciTech Now Episode 329

In this episode of SciTech Now, Hillary Lewandowski encourages young people to give coding a try; a curator at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum explains how design can challenge social and economic inequality in our country; an ongoing science experiment that may have found the fountain of youth; and NPR’s Adam Cole joins Hari Sreenivasan […]

A web developer encourages young people to code

In today’s digital age it’s no surprise that many lucrative jobs require coding skills. The increased demand for skilled programmers has led to a push for schools to implement coding into their curriculum. In this segment we meet Hillary Lewandowsky from Detroit Michigan, who discovered her love of coding upon entering college and now encourages […]

Learning STEM with Cyberchase

One middle school in Dade city, Florida, is putting on a county STEM fair for 6th graders based on the PBS math series, Cyberchase.  The students demonstrate their skills in writing computer code, examining the effects of various conductors on circuits, and using drones and rockets all in an effort to expand their knowledge of […]

Getting kids hooked on computer science

Teaching upper elementary through high school students to code is the goal of one San Antonio, Texas program called “Youth Code Jam.” The program helps get kids excited about computer science and motivates them to aspire to high tech jobs of the future.