In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, students in the Houston-area district of Klein ISD approached the damage as an “innovation challenge” and worked to build prototypes of flood barriers to attempt to protect their communities from future storms and wreckage. The students referred to their team as the “Water Warriors.”
As the coronavirus quickly infected more individuals, especially in high-impact areas where the infection was most concentrated like New York, hospitals feared they would run out of resources. Personal protective equipment (PPE), ventilators, and testing kits were in short supply, and healthcare professionals were looking for a solution.
An innovation entrepreneur has goals to eliminate the housing crisis in Latin America using 3D printing.
School districts have begun building STEM career readiness into their elementary level curriculum, yielding impressive results.