#GirlsLeadSTEM Month - October
The National Girls Cooperative Project (NGCP), in partnership with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, Intel Corporation, Lyda Hill Philanthropies' IF/THEN® Initiative, STEM Next Opportunity Fund, Million Girls Moonshot, and Techbridge Girls, is leading a campaign to shine a light on the diversity of organizations, approaches, and girls paving the way for a sustained pathway in STEM. Sign up for the newsletter and access the toolkit and resources to celebrate and take action.
Two Eclipses Coming to North America - October 14, 2023 and April 4, 2024
Solar Eclipses are exciting astronomical events that provide a great opportunity for teachers and students to learn about the science of astronomy and explore the beauty of the natural world. Check out this collection of resources and teaching materials.
SCARCE Teacher Open House - October 24, 2023; 4:00 - 6:30 pm
SCARCE can help you plan educational training days, discover new materials, and learn about field trips to their Environmental Education Center. All teachers (preschool thru high school; public and private) are invited. The SCARCE store will be open late for teachers. Drop by for a fun afternoon just for teachers with snacks, free books, and door prizes! Send an email to learn more.
Equity in Career and Technical Education: Research and Practitioner Perspectives - October 26, 2023
Join the one-hour webinar (3:00 - 4:00 pm ET) on equity in career and technical education for an overview of current research on equitable access to and outcomes for students participating in career and technical education programs and strategies to increase access to and participation in these programs.
Don't Trash 'em - Smash 'em Pumpkin Smash - November 4, 2023
The Pumpkin Smash is annual event promoted by SCARCE to help keep compostable pumpkins out of the water stream by turning them into compost. Last year, the Smash kept over 230 tons of pumpkins out of the landfill. Volunteer or join a smash near you!
STEM Network Meeting - Wednesday, December 6, 2023; 4:00 - 5:15 pm
We are working on the location of our next meeting but the date is set! Be prepared to learn from and share with other STEM educators. Register here so that we can prepare and notify you of the location. Attendees will be eligible to receive STEM trinkets and treasures, and maybe even a raffle prize! Mark your calendars for the other 2023-24 STEM Network dates: February 7 and May 1. Interested in hosting an upcoming meeting at your school? Email Dr. Susan Camasta. And, did we mention that attendees are eligible for a raffle prize?
Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision is Back! January 21, 2024 Deadline
Ignite the imagination of K-12 students as they form competition teams and embark on a mission of discovery to explore current technologies, envision future possiblities, and present their ideas to win awards and acknowlegement. Find out more.
eCYBERMISSION Registration Open through February 28, 2024
This is a free, virtual STEM competition for 6-9 graders, administered by the National Science Teaching Association. Students form teams of 2-4, led by an adult Team Advisor, and select a problem in their community to investigate with science or solve with engineering. eCYBERMISSION aligns with national and state standards. Teaching resources are free at www.ecybermission.com/AdvisorHelpCenter. Plus, you can apply to receive funding for your classroom at www.ecybermission.com/MiniGrantProgram.