Opening in the fall of 2015, Mistletoe STEM Institute is Shasta County's first school providing tomorrow's education to all students. STEM stands for "Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math" and offers students the best educational opportunities for the careers of their future.
Top reasons to consider STEM education:
Students who participate in STEM coursework are better prepared for college admission.
STEM industries are the fastest growing segment of the job market.
STEM related careers account for the highest paying jobs available.
Students with a degree in a STEM related field will pay off their college loans faster than any other major.
STEM fields offer the best opportunity for pay equity between men and women.
Geology in Lassen Park
Mistletoe 6th graders visit the Institute of Technology
Dry Ice Lab:
7th grade goes kayaking at Whiskeytown Lake
We study water conservation in the Water Tower Challenge
MSI 7th graders in Ashland, Oregon
Filming our Physics Labs:
Mike S. filmed a time-lapse of an exothermic reaction of potassium nitrate and paper:
Our 8th graders help 2nd grade buddies make cup phones. They created a 6-way party line!
8th graders team with their 2nd grade S.T.E.M. buddies to make vibrobots
Class of 2016 tries to design and build a working model of the Mystery Tube
MSI 8th graders demonstrate their hydraulics model