Tesha Frederick sees the endless possibilities of teaching science, thanks to a University of Wyoming (UW) program that promotes STEM careers.

Frederick, a kindergarten-first-grade teacher, was among 30 teachers - -mainly from various Wyoming school districts -- on the UW campus this summer for a 10-day schedule that included various STEM-related workshops.

In its first year, the program, called RAMPED (for robotics, applied mathematics, physics and engineering design), is planned as a three-year, federally funded Wyoming Department of Education Math and Science Partnership grant program, according to Andrea Burrows, UW College of Education secondary education science assistant professor, who led...

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