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Looking for ways to use remote working time wisely and effectively? NextWave STEM is offering complimentary online webinars for teachers and corresponding curriculum for kids in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sign up for as many webinars as you’d like.

The world needs young innovators. The NextWave STEM experience sparks inspiration and curiosity in students as they explore emerging technologies through hands on learning that integrates STEM into the traditional K—12 classroom. Our programs develop students' confidence as they express their creativity and learn how to fail without fear.


NextWaveSTEM offers a wide range of courses for grades K—12, from “Coding with Drones” to “Into to 3D Printing”, and much more. Our curriculum is designed to spark students’ critical thinking, creativity, and curiosity by introducing them to coding skills and cutting-edge STEM. Drones, robots, and 3D printers in the classroom allow students to build, code, play, and learn to make important connections to the real world.

Inquiry-based courses include Robotics, Drone Technology, 3D Printing, and Computer Vision. Each 15-week lesson sequence includes step-by-step instructional guides for teachers, student materials, assessments, and a Project Based Learning component. Equipment and teacher training is included in all curriculum packages.

STEM programs in Robotics, Drones, 3D Printing, and Computer Vision

Effective lessons begin with experienced and informed educators. NextWaveSTEM’s professional development programs teach instructors how to successfully implement emerging technologies into the classroom. These one day workshops include lessons on drones, 3D Printing, and robotics.

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