January Monthly Update

January 18, 201949ers 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. Due to the long winter break and the new semester just starting, this month’s update is a photo newsletter is a look back at all the exciting things that students have … Read More

STEMATIX, Issue 5

December 20, 201849ers STEM Leadership Institute

STEMATIX, a completely student-run and student-written magazine, has produced its fifth issue with articles from 49ers SLI middle and high school students. This issue tackles the issues of net neutrality, bitcoin, scuba technology in the Thailand Cave rescue, California wildfires, and election math. Click here to read the current issue, and visit www.stematix.org to read the four … Read More

December Monthly Update

December 17, 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 FTC & FLL awards, upcoming class activities and tests, applications for the class of 2025, and our Fall Symposiums at the middle school & high … Read More

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