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Two kids work on building a straw rocket

Apr 17, 2020

The Science House Comes to Your House

Learn how to get new K-12 science activities and resources every week from NC State's The Science House. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset

Mar 12, 2020

2020 North Carolina and National Science Olympiads Canceled

The tournaments, scheduled to be held at NC State in spring 2020, have been canceled because of concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19. 

Students conduct an experiment

Feb 27, 2020

Beyond the Bricks: Making STEM Accessible

From its home base on Centennial Campus, the Science House creates inclusive pathways to STEM education for K-12 students and teachers across North Carolina. 

Students participating in the NC Science Olympiad

Apr 20, 2018

Science Olympiad Partnerships Shape STEM Education

The NC Science Olympiad, part of The Science House outreach program in the college, fosters a lifelong love of STEM learning. 

May 5, 2017

Sharing Science Through Picture Books

Science-themed picture books make the process of science, a way of looking at the world and understanding how it works, accessible to everyone — especially children. 

Apr 22, 2017

NC State to Host 2020 Science Olympiad National Tournament

NC State will host the 2020 Science Olympiad National Tournament, to be held May 13-16, 2020. 

Apr 20, 2017

Changing Kids’ Perceptions of Science

Education professor Audrey Jaeger is connecting a local Science Olympiad team with NC State science and engineering students who serve as both coaches and role models. 

Nov 12, 2012

Two educators from The Science House’s FREEDM Center receive STEM awards

Two educators from NC State University’s FREEDM Systems Center have been honored for their outstanding contributions to science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. Dr. Lisa Grable, the center’s director of precollege education, has received the Distinguished Service in Science Education in North Carolina Award from the North Carolina Science Teachers Association (NCSTA) and Ms. Melaine Rickard… 

Aug 27, 2012

Imhotep celebrates 20 years, 100 sessions, and thousands of inspired students

This October marks the 20th anniversary of Imhotep Academy, a year-round program of The Science House at NC State University that introduces traditionally underrepresented students in grades six through eight to science, mathematics and technology (STEM). This fall’s session of the academy, titled “Exploring the Dynamic Body through Bio-photonics,” also marks the 100th in its history.… 

Jul 2, 2012

Lazzati wins NSF CAREER Award to study cosmic dust

Davide Lazzati, assistant professor of physics at NC State University, has received an Early Career Development Award, more commonly known as a CAREER Award, from the National Science Foundation. The award is one of the highest honors given by NSF to early-career university faculty in science and engineering, and is intended to advance the development of…