NATIONAL S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. DAY – November 8

National S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. Day | November 8
(Last Updated On: November 9, 2022)

National S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. Day | November 8
National S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. Day | November 8


National S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. Day on November 8th calls for full S.T.E.A.M. ahead! The day inspires kids to explore and pursue their interests in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Inspired by the Project Mc² brand, created by MGA Entertainment, the S.T.E.A.M.- based franchise features four super smart girls who are part of a super-secret spy organization called NOV8 (that’s “innovate”).


      Fun fact: The November 8th date is a play on words for the same as that super-secret organization, NOV8, making it the perfect date to inspire innovation!

Why is S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. so important, now more than ever before?

  • S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. is all around us and shapes our everyday experiences
  • Of the U.S. Labor Department’s predicted 10 fastest growing occupations, nearly all of them are S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. careers; therefore an interest in S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. early on can lead to success later on in life
  • The U.S. has fallen behind other nations in science and math education; we need to motivate young kids to pursue these subjects to keep up with the rest of the world
  • We must close the gender gap that exists in S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. related-careers. Building interest in girls is critical to their future earning potential.


You can celebrate National S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M Day by tuning into the Netflix original series Project Mc², or by visiting where you can become an honorary member of NOV8 and go on super-secret spy missions with the Project Mc² characters; McKeyla, Adrienne, Bryden, and Camryn. Use #STEMSTEAMDay to post on social media.

Let’s innovate together and prove that Smart Is The New Cool!™

Educators, visit the National Day Calendar® Classroom to find projects, inspiration and ways to Celebrate Every Day with your students.


In 2015, MGA Entertainment founded National S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. Day to inspire students in the world of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. 

The Registrar at National Day Calendar proclaimed it will be celebrated annually on November 8th.

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