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The 2014 and 2015 X-STEM Extreme STEM Symposiums - presented by MedImmune - featured interactive presentations and workshops by an exclusive group of visionaries who aimed to empower and inspire elementary through high school students about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Bring these STEM role models into your classroom with this collection of 15-20 minute videos featuring 2015 and 2014 X-STEM presenters covering a wide array of subject areas including space exploration, storm chasing, oceanography, the science of social networks, the physics of superheroes, mathematical puzzles and much, much more!  Filter the videos by subject matter, age group and/or speaker name to find the videos that fit your lesson plans.
To learn more about the upcoming 2016 X-STEM Symposium, click here for information.
Note: If your school site blocks Vimeo, you can download the videos ahead of time directly from the Festival’s Vimeo page
The video tags narrow down the presentation topics.

Experience lift-off, space walks and zero gravity with former NASA Astronaut Alvin Drew as he takes you along for the ride on Space Shuttle Discovery's 39th and final mission to the International Space Station.

Inspiring teenager and astronaut in training, Alyssa Carson, shares her dream to be one of the first people on Mars.

Anousheh Ansari, the first female private space explorer, tells her story of how the gift of imagination eventually took this engineer and entrepreneur into space.

Aprille Ericsson, talks about her passion for engineering and space, from a young girl growing up in Bookland, NY, to a trailblazing African American woman leading in her field as an aerospace engineer at NASA’s prestigious Goddard Space Flight Center where she is currently serving as Goddard Space Flight Center’s Program Manager for Small Business Innovative Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Research. Aprille inspires all young people to follow their passion, and shares how young people can start working with NASA right now!

Northrop Grumman Astrophysicist, Blake Bullock, and Engineer, Scott Willoughby, share what it takes to build the next generation James Webb Space Telescope.

Physician, Venture Capitalist and former NASA Astronaut, Dr. Bernard Harris shares his experiences in space exploration. 

Join Ellen Stofan, NASA Chief Scientist, to find out how NASA's science spans the universe and the three questions that connects everything they do: Are we alone? How did we get here? How does our universe work?

What's really involved in the art of engaging students in science and other areas of STEM? Discover from this noted astrophysicist and science educator the secrets that make him one of the most successful motivators in STEM in the nation!

Open your imagination with astronomer and author Jeffrey Bennett as he gives a reading of his book Max Goes to the Moon, the science adventure story which has also traveled into space and read out loud by astronaut Alvin Drew on Discovery's final flight.

Dr. John Grunsfeld, NASA Associate Administrator of Science and former NASA Astronaut, takes you along on the 2009 space shuttle Atlantis mission to upgrade and repair the Hubble Space Telescope.

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