Archive for the ‘STEM Events’ Category

Free tree ID and mapping activity at Little Walnut Creek Park Saturday, April 23rd

TreeFolks Austin Tree Map is a collaborative community project to map Austin’s urban forest. Everyone from kids to foresters can contribute valuable information about Austin’s trees and share stories about their favorite trees with their community. TreeFolks Austin Tree Map was launched in 2015 with grants funded by The City of Austin’s Urban Forest Grant […]

AP Summer Institute in Computer Science

The Center for STEM Education at The University of Texas at Austin is providing travel reimbursements for Texas computer science educators to attend AP CS summer institutes across Texas during the Summer of 2016.  All participants not already being reimbursed by another organization (such as through an AP scholarship or a district) are eligible for […]

Geometry in Construction – August 1-4, 2016

Geometry in Construction Workshop This is an exciting opportunity for mathematics and career and technology programs to collaborate and offer students a chance to learn about Geometry in Construction. Geometry in Construction (GiC) is a high school program that begun in 2005 in Loveland, CO. This program integrates contextualized learning into both geometry and construction […]

Seaperch is recruiting volunteers for 80+ teams 1-day Underwater Robotics Competition

Seaperch is an innovative underwater robotics program that equips teachers and students with the resources they need to build an underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) in an in-school or out-of-school setting. Students build the ROV from a kit comprised of low-cost, easily accessible parts, following a curriculum that teaches basic engineering and science concepts with a […]

STUDENTS STEM EXPO-ALL AMERICAN BOWL-JANUARY 8, 2016

Ten80 Education, home of the National Stem League, will host a STEM EXPO in San Antonio, TX on January 8, 2016. You want your high school students to experience this day of STEM (including workshops on the Racing Challenge (own a motor sports team), Rover Challenge (CompSci and Robotics), Enterprise (the business of STEM), and Leadership (nothing […]

Professional Development Scholarships for Elementary Teachers

NEW 2015-2016 EiE Teacher Scholarships support teachers in integrating engineering into their classrooms Scholarship recipients receive tuition to attend an EiE professional development workshop in Boston, MAPLUS a complete set of EiE classroom materials. CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES: Do you teach in a rural district? Apply for a scholarship! Do you teach high populations of English-language learners […]

Paid STEM Teacher Development Opportunity – Saturday Oct. 3

How Dragonflies Can Integrate With Your STEM Curriculum Join us as we explore different ways to integrate a charismatic group of insects like dragonflies into your STEM curriculum. This K-12 teacher workshop will be held at the Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve in West Austin. Participating teachers will receive a $50 stipend, 4 hours of CPE credit and curriculum materials that directly correlate with the […]

STEM Summer Opportunity for High School Students

Code @ TCAA   Summer High School STEM Program CODE @ TACC is an innovative and exciting summer program that incorporates a project based learning approach to expose students to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers. Students will foster their talent and creativity by being introduced to the principles of high performance computing, life sciences, […]

STEM Grant Opportunities

What types of projects are funded?  Campus Improvement Projects: Student designed projects that can be executed within grant timeframe & reduce the campus environmental footprint in audit area (e.g. rainwater garden, recycling program).  Public Awareness Campaigns & Demonstration Projects: Student designed PSA’s, videos, websites, apps, info-graphics, and electronic and print marketing materials to raise awareness […]

PBL 101 Workshop SP1529847 – January 14 & 15, 2015

Project-Based Learning 101 Opportunity How can you plan engaging and effective project-based learning units for the students in your classroom? This beginner session will allow participants to experience all parts of the PBL cycle, understand the potential to engage students through this method of teaching and begin creating a PBL project to implement in the classroom. […]

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