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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.

David Bolinsky, Medical Illustrator and Founder of E-MERSION tells the story of how science fiction, cave drawings and the animated film Fantasia all inspired him toward his dream to create visual vocabularies for science education.

From HIV to Ebola: Hear how this eminent physician-scientist became Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease and why all young scientists should always expect the unexpected.

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

Dr. Francis Collins shares his journey to become the Director of the NIH. 

Be a neuroscientist for the day and peer inside the brain with Greg Gage, Founder of Backyard Brains, to see how neuroscience is for everyone.

Dr. J. Craig Venter, the Founder, CEO and Chairman of the J. Craig Venter Institute, discusses biological teleportation.

Laura Richman, Vice President of Research at MedImmune, discusses the importance of asking questions, such as what, why, and how the answers can lead to a more personalized approach to medicine.

Dr. Robert Tjian, President Howard Hughes Medical Institute, offers a look at innovative imaging tools that track biological molecules working in living cells.

Learn why preventing infections is better than a cure from MedImmune's infectious disease and vaccine expert, Dr. Steve Projan.

Jack Andraka, teen cancer researcher and Intel International Science and Engineering Fair winner, was on a quest to change cancer diagnostics and create a test to detect the disease at an early stage.

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