News & Information

2015 SeaPerch Competition

This year's SeaPerch competition was very exciting and challenging as over 100 students, parents, teachers, and volunteers came out to participate. Students used their ROVs' to compete in four events: Rings, Free the Ball, Obstacle Course, and Speed Challenge. Congratulations to Team Marco Polo of Penderlea for winning the Obstacle Course event, Diablo Black of Burgaw Middle for winning the Speed Challenge event, Team TMJ of Penderlea for winning the Rings event, and to Rising Phoenix of Roland Grise for winning the Free the Ball event! CESTEM would like to thank all those who participated and put in time and effort to make this year's SeaPerch competition happen. We look forward to seeing you again next year! To view pictures of the competition, watch this slideshow. (Posted: 3. June. 2015)

2015 Science Olympiad

The UNCW homepage published an article featuring Dr. Kubasko and the CESTEM team as we prepared for another exciting Regional Science Olympiad event held on March 7, 2015. To see the full article, please visit UNCW News. (Posted: 10. Mar. 2015)

2015 STEM Conference

CESTEM was able to host the highly successful K-12 STEM Conference on January 8-9, 2015. Educators from across North Carolina had the opportunity to learn about STEM Best Practices, hear the recently adopted STEM attributes, learn how to pursue STEM school recognition, have roundtable conversations with STEM professionals, and to learn about grant opportunities for funding innovation. CESTEM would like to thank every participant, speaker, and volunteer for all of their contributions to this year's conference. To see detailed coverage of the event, check out TWC News, Port City Daily, and WECT 6! (Posted: 19. Feb. 2015)

2014 Wilmington Regional Science Olympiad Wrap-Up!

We would like to thank every volunteer, participant, coach, event leader, and parent for all of their thoughtful contributions to this year's regional Science Olympiad! We shared a successful day of science with 847 students and almost 200 volunteers! View detailed coverage of this year's event from Watson Chronicle, WWAY, and also! (Posted: 2. Apr. 2014)

2014 Southeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair Highlighted by WWAY and The Seahawk!

CESTEM again hosted the Southeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair February 8, 2014 on the UNCW Campus! We saw almost 200 projects ranging from Biology and Chemistry to Technology and Engineering. We would like to thank all of the participants, parents, teachers, and volunteer judges for making this event so successful! View the articles and video highlighting the day from Watson Chronicle, WWAY and UNCW's official campus newspaper The Seahawk. View the winners! (Posted: 19. Feb. 2014)

What do you know about North Carolina's Essential Standards? Check this link to the NC Department of Public Instruction

What do you know about North Carolina's Essential Standards and Common Core in Math and Science? Click here!

What do you know about the Common Core State Standards? Click here!