About the Program
Accelerated Learning through Motorsports
Andretti FASTTRACK Xperience (AFX) is an innovative way for students to learn STEAM concepts through the backdrop of motorsports and has been developed in partnership with Kia America. The program includes engaging videos and hands-on project based classroom activities aligned to national standards for ease of implementation into the classroom.
Founded by Jeff Andretti, former Indy Car driver and son of racing legend Mario Andretti, AFX is the cornerstone program of Team STEAM Nation, a 501c3 purposely developed to provide FREE resources to parents and educators driving our youth to actively explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering. Arts & Math) education and career paths.
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- Create compelling content that truly excites and engages students in ways that inspire them to explore STEAM education and careers
- Foster strategic partnerships among educators, parents, industry, and community
- Provide an online ecosystem of best practices to accelerate STEAM learning and innovation
About Kia America
Kia America, Inc. (KUS) is excited to be the Inaugural Advisory Partner and Official Automotive Partner for Team STEAM Nation’s Andretti FASTTRACK Xperience (AFX). KUS supports STEAM education programs in an effort to promote academic excellence and provide opportunities for students of diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
In addition to AFX, KUS has established The Kia Great Unknowns Scholarship , a scholarship program to assist students who plan to pursue a college undergraduate degree in one of the following discipline areas: Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Arts, or Math (STEAM).