Learning By Giving Partnering with 49ers SLI

November 22, 201849ers STEM Leadership Institute

Students attending the Learning by Giving reception. Learning by Giving is partnering with the 49ers Foundation and SLI to implement a pilot program aimed to teach students the art and business of philanthropic giving. All juniors will go through an accelerated month long intensive of experiential philanthropy; they will participate in experiential learning by studying nonprofits and giving … Read More

November Monthly Update

November 19, 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 application for the class of 2025, our exciting new partnership with Learning by Giving, field trips to Levi’s Stadium and the Monterey Bay … Read More

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

September Program Update

September 15, 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 our Middle School Program Manager, Autumn competition tracks, our brand new course (AP Seminar) at Santa Clara High School, and the last month of classroom … Read More

49ers SLI Juniors Visit Stanford

August 15, 201849ers STEM Leadership Institute

Every summer, as a part of SLI summer session, each grade attends a different field trip. The 7th graders go to the Exploratorium; the 8th graders visit the California Academy of Sciences; the 9th graders explore the Computer History Museum; and the 10th grades tour NASA Ames Center. And for the first time this year, … Read More

Students Participate in Hackathon for Beyond Innovation

May 30, 201849ers STEM Leadership Institute

The 49ers and the 49ers STEM Leadership Institute (SLI) were featured in an article on the Sports Techie website by Tom Taylor. He discusses the Hackathon that occurred last week in association with the Beyond Innovation: On Tuesday, the San Francisco 49ers Foundation hosted 47 teens at a mini-hackathon at Levi’s Stadium. The students, who ranged from eighth … Read More