Impact and Accomplishments
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- Click to see a larger version We had over 70 participants in our 2021 March Cyber Learn-a-thon, 56 high school students and 17 adults. Attendees learned the importance of staying safe online and had the opportunity to hear from a diverse panel of professionals who discussed their experience and background in cyber security.
- Click to see a larger version The Career Investigator is an online platform designed for youth wishing to explore STEM-related careers in our region, and as a useful tool for parents, counselors and other youth mentors that support their career journey in many ways. Newton's Road is collaborating with local organizations to make this valuable--but often hard to find--information more easily available to all youth in our region! Over 400 users in just 3 months!
- Click to see a larger version Our STEM at Home video's feature guests from area businesses, nonprofits and educators industries showcasing hands-on activities and STEM-related careers and career pathways. All of the interviews can be found on our YouTube page at Newton's Road Northwest, organized by grade level.
- Click to see a larger version In April 2020 local K - 12 students participated in our Rube Goldberg Competition; they identified a simple task they wanted to accomplish and invented a machine to help them solve that problem. Families uploaded videos of their machine in action, and viewers voted for their favorite. Elijah Richardson had the most likes on the video of his machine and he was the lucky winner of a STEM Kit!
- Click to see a larger version 3 American Astronauts inspirational and career exploration event, held in partnership with the International Affairs Forum. This event reached 550 youth from across our region.
- Click to see a larger version Newton's Road help plan and engage students at the annual TADL MakerFest event as part of the STEAM/Maker Alliance. Attendance tripled from 400 in 2019 to 1200 in 2020!
- Click to see a larger version Newton's Road and the MiSTEM Network partnered to bring you the annual 3d printed Gutter Car Derby. Think Pinewood Derby cars, but 3d printed and designed by teams of students. About 100 students and volunteers participated.
- Click to see a larger version Newton's Road supports the FIRST Robotics initial middle school competition. Helping with volunteers, registration, and sponsoring volunteer lunch. 80 students from the region were reached.
- Click to see a larger version Newton's Road organizes and supports the NMC Space Explorers event, held in conjunction with the 2019 Michigan Space Forum. 50 students participated in the Exploring event.