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Engaging and Interactive 30-minute TV Series focusing
on how Science and Technology is applied

WHAT IS STEM EXPLORERS

30-min TV Show focusing on science & Technology.

STEM EXPLORERS is an engaging and interactive 30-minute television episodes focusing on how science and technology is applied across Alabama. It highlights core concepts of STEM, based on curriculum content from the Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiatives (AMSTI), through experiments and demonstrations conducted by science educators from across the state.

Produced by Alabama STEM Council & Mike Ousley Production

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Career Spotlight

Each Episode includes a Career Spotlight, featuring an Alabama STEM professional, who will share their career path, from first interest to obtaining the job they love.

Show Host

Hosts and co-host represent a cross-section of Alabama. Youth co-hosts each receive $5k student 529 scholarships.

Who's it for

Core Audience: Youth Ages 8-14 in Alabama

EXPLANATION

Why Was STEM EXPLORERS created?

Goals

To support the inclusion of diverse and compelling STEM images, stories, and positive messages in mainstream entertainment media in order to help promote greater diversity in the STEM workforce.

Objective

For Alabama youth to see professionals in Alabama in roles of scientists, engineers, technologists, and mathematicians, to help develop self-identity in those roles and overcome ethnic/gender stereotyping.

Content Partners

Alabama STEM Council
Project Sponsor

Alabama Department of Education/AMSTI
Curriculum Consultant

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotecnology
Project Coordinator

Southern Research
Project Coordinator

U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Location and Content Partner

McWane Science Center
Location and Content Partner

Flight Works Alabama
Location Partner

Alabama State University Center for NanoBiotechnology
Location Partner

Show Episodes

STEM EXPLORERS can be viewed on Television APT (Alabama Public Television) or on our youtube page.

Alabama STEM Council &
Mike Ousley Production

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