WE ARE MAKERS
INNOVATION, INVENTION, and making
Welcome to the second annual Utah Week of STEM! We're thrilled to have you join us for this exciting week, as we explore the endless possibilities that science, technology, engineering, and mathematics offer us. This year's theme, "INNOVATION, INVENTION, AND MAKING," promises to ignite your creativity and inspire future generations of makers. Get ready to embark on a journey of discovery, collaboration, and cutting-edge ideas, as we celebrate the innovators and inventors of the past, present, and future. Together, we'll unlock the future of STEM here in Utah!
HISTORIC UTAH INVENTORS
Many life changing inventions were created right here in Utah. Meet some historic Utah inventors who created things like the television, electric traffic light, and the electric guitar.
Anyone can be a maker! Meet some Utah makers who show the variety of ways to be a maker, and how making can lead to innovation and invention.
CHECKERSPOT student competition
We partnered with Checkerspot and the Utah Innovation Hub Network on a maker challenge called “Makers for All,” a competition to create STEM teaching materials for blind or sight-impaired students.
invenTIONEERS OF TODAY AND TOMORROW
Inventioneers of Today and Tomorrow (IT2) is a K-12 invention education program that teaches students problem-identification, problem-solving, entrepreneurship and creativity skills, and this program is coming to Utah.
INNOVATION HUB NETWORK
The Utah Innovation Hub Network is your gateway to local makerspaces where you can collaborate, experiment, and bring your STEM projects to life. Find your local makerspace today.
Tinker Totes come with a variety of materials that students can use to invent their own creation using robotics. Learn how they can spark ideas and how companies can support this program.
Inventors Coloring book
Learn about some historical inventors and the problems they solved!
The stories in this magazine highlight how our experience with STEM can result in fantastic journeys, and the diverse paths we can take in our education and careers. A journey always has a beginning, lots of exploration along the way, and new future directions. The stories that are featured represent individuals that are at each of these points in their STEM journey. Download the digital magazine for free and explore the exciting stories within!