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November 4, 2019
Check it out: STEM kits now available at ERDL

The Elk Rapids District Library is now home to more than 20 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) kits, but library staff hope the plastic boxes filled with hands-on learning games and activities don’t stay on the shelves long.

October 24, 2019
Local Launch of STEM Kits for Regional Libraries'

REGION – Local families will now have expanded access to high-quality STEM learning games and toys for their children through local libraries. According to organizers, the hands-on experiences incorporate math, science, engineering and/or math skills (STEM) while problem-solving and exploring.

August 29, 2019
STEM Kits Coming to Elk Rapids Library!

Elk Rapids News article
-Sometimes it takes a village to pull a project together. The Elk Rapids Rotary, District Library, and Schools worked with Newton’s Road to ensure over 20 STEM Kits will soon be available for families to borrow.

Out of this world: Astronauts to speak in Traverse City

TRAVERSE CITY — Charlie Bolden's life has been shaped by nevers.

Growing up as a African American in the segregated South, Bolden never expected to be a U.S. Navy pilot, never intended to become a U.S. Marine, never dreamed of being an astronaut, never thought of going to space.

Former NASA Astronauts To Visit TC For Events

Traverse City students and community members will have a chance to hear from several former NASA astronauts at two upcoming events on April 3.

November 30, 2018
From the Space Shuttle To The Classroom: Newton's Road Reboots

When Bill Myers and Nicole McGinty created Traverse City-based Newton’s Road almost a decade ago, they were hoping to improve student performance in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education. Now the organization is taking the next step with the hiring of former NASA astronaut Greg Johnson to head the non-profit. “Greg is a STEM superstar,” says Myers.