MSTEM 2017

Everything Starts with Materials
November 5-7, 2017 - Hampton VA

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Guitar Building

Building a guitar addresses topics in mechanical, electrical, materials and physical science properties

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Core Competencies

Our core competency studies provide a set of performance indicators that technicians need to know in today's advanced manufacturing environment.

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Technician Education in Additive Manufacturing and Materials.

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Learn more about Material Science! The National Resource Center for Materials Technology Education (MatEdU) is a NSF funded center housed at Edmonds Community College.
MatEdU is developing a clearinghouse of teaching materials including labs, hands-on demonstrations, modules and papers, which can easily be integrated into a variety of courses, class-room settings, and industry. The MatEdU collection is expanding rapidly with peer reviewed, classroom tested educational materials.
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Features and Events


MSTEM 2017

November 5-7, 2017 • Hampton VA

Materials in STEM

formerly National Educators Workshop

Everything Starts with Materials


It All Adds Up

The Science Of Additive Manufacturing

Learn more about materials science and additive manufacturing


STEM Guitar Building Institute


Partner Spotlight

Collaborating for Effective Technician Education


ASTM Committee F42 on Additive Manufacturing Technologies

Edmonds Community College on committee


Material Science

In Everyone's Backyard

This video gives an overview of Material Science and how we encounter it in our everyday lives.