Students Start Working on Maker Faire 2017 Projects

February 18, 201749ers STEM Leadership Institute

Maker Faire isn’t happing for a few months, but that doesn’t mean SLI students aren’t hard at work brainstorming and creating in anticipation. A celebration of the Maker Movement, Maker Faire is a unique festival that blends STEM fields, art, creativity, and problem solving. This year SLI is sending several teams from each grade to showcase creations … Read More

Students Win Startup Weekend

February 8, 201749ers STEM Leadership Institute

Nithila and Sriya [SLI students] were part of team MyLine, which eventually won the weekend-long event for their new app, which is designed to reduce wait times at school lunch lines.   –Kevin Forestieri, Mountain View Voice “Startup Weekend is a 54 hour event that brings together Mountain View designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and experts from all domains … Read More

Tech Museum’s Tech Challenge 2017 kicks off!

February 2, 201749ers STEM Leadership Institute

It’s that time of year again! SLI students from each grade will be participating in the 2017 Tech Challenge at The San Jose Tech Museum. Students have been given the following goal: to construct a device to help explorers cross two ravines in an ice field. According to the 2017 official rules, “Explorers must cross each ravine, … Read More