Freshmen get a Close Look at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

October 17, 201849ers STEM Leadership Institute

Last week SLI 9th graders visited the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The day-long field trip included a hands-on “Discovery Lab” seminar given specifically for our students, where students learned about the biodiversity of the kelp forrest “The kelp forests of Monterey Bay are among the most biologically diverse ecosystems on earth. What is biodiversity and why … Read More

October Monthly Update

October 16, 201849ers STEM Leadership Institute

The 49ers SLI monthly update is a program-wide newsletter, which overviews our classes and activities from the last month, including announcements, shoutouts, and photos. This month’s update includes news about 49ers SLI autumn competitions (FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge, & ExploraVison), classroom progress and upcoming activities, integrated projects using our lab equipments, and the … Read More

STEMATIX Tackles Environmental Issues in 4th Issue

October 15, 201849ers STEM Leadership Institute

STEMATIX, a completely student-run and student-written magazine, has produced its fourth issue with articles from 49ers SLI middle and high school students. This issue’s theme centers around global warming and environmental issues. In addition, this issue is the first to feature a Stanford Penpals article, a Q&A with Developmental Biologists from Stanford. Click here to … Read More