Published:  January 20th , 2019

EvolvingSTEM was featured yesterday on the third segment of the The Confluence, a daily news show in the Pittsburgh area.


And Evolving STEM is a program that uses science and lab experiments to give students a hands-on experience with evolution. As schools across three states – including Pittsburgh Science and Technology Academy, a magnet school in Pittsburgh – adopt this approach, educators are asking how teaching evolution should change. Hear from a group involved with the program:

Vaughn Cooper, evolutionary biologist and director of the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Evolutionary Biology and Medicine, and founder of the EvolvingSTEM Program; Edwina Kinchington, teacher at Pittsburgh Science and Technology Academy; Mia Perez, junior at Pittsburgh Sci-Tech; and Sachin Thiagarajan, junior at Pittsburgh Sci-Tech.