STEM Challenge image of gears and bolts around the letters S-T-E-M2020 Day of Design: Virtual Collaboration in the Coronavirus Era

On October 1, 2020, STEMconnector will host a free virtual webinar for teachers, parents, and out-of-school instructors: Day of Design: Join the Virtual Voyage - How to Navigate your Mission. This webinar will walk teachers and parents through the activity and how to complete it with their students.

In the Virtual Voyagers Design Mission, students K-12 will design a new invention that will help people collaborate virtually while keeping their personal information secure and protecting privacy. The free virtual design challenge encourages real-world critical thinking, communication, and overall science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills while connecting students to a larger national movement. The program includes a free curriculum and mobile community on, for educators and parents to share projects and ideas.