Archive for September, 2012

This Wednesday – Elementary Workshop

There is still time to sign up for our upcoming free K-4 Science Academy.  Register now! K-4 Science Academy September 26-28 FA1223676 The school year has started, are you looking for some new ideas to teach Force, Motion and Energy? Come spend three days discovering how to teach your students the concepts of Force, Motion […]

Free Webinar “Genes and Geniuses – The Lost Human Story Buried in Our DNA”

American Chemical Society is offering a free webinar “Genes and Geniuses – The Lost Human Story Buried in Our DNA” by Sam Kean.  The webinar will be this coming Thurs Sept 27 from 1-2 CST. For more information see ACS website!

Elementary Force, Motion and Energy Workshops

  There is still time to sign up for our Elementary Workshops reviewing STAAR Reporting Category 2: Force, Motion and Energy.  We have three upcoming opportunities to discuss the vertical alignment of student expectations in this reporting category and experience activities to support student learning with these concepts. Come join us for our three-day Science […]

Fotodyne Life Science Art Contest

        Fotodyne Incorporated is looking for original, eye-catching artwork to use in their promotional literature.  The winning student will receive $300 and their school will receive an electrophoresis chamber and teaching kit.   Deadline is November 30, 2012. Visit them online for more information

Earth Science Fieldtrip and Workshop

The Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies and the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM will be hosting a teacher field trip (October 20, 2012) and workshop (October 22, 2012) in Austin, TX. Registration is $25 but then they give you a $25 gift card to their bookstore!! For more information visit them online. Get Rocking!!

Grants for Science Teachers

Listed here are a few grants for science teachers.   Sustainability Grant (building towards a more sustainable facility) Deadline to apply:  10/1/12 Max award $5000 Details online   Nickelodeon Big Help Grants Deadline is ongoing Max Award $5,000 Details online   Project Learning Tree GreenWorks! Deadline September 30, 2012 Max award $1000 Details online   […]

Camp or Club in a Box for Robotics and GPS

GEAR TECH 21 is a flyer offering information about a 2-day session for schools interested in offering camps or clubs for students using robotics, Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and/or Global Information Systems (GIS). Participants completing this course will receive a step-by-step curriculum which includes student workbooks, teacher activity guides, and online resources. Program includes access […]

TMA Awards – $5,000 awards – nominations due Oct 20

Texas Medical Association is giving away $22,500 in CASH prizes! Please help us to spread the word! Three Texas science teachers will receive $5,000 each and an all expense paid trip to TMA’s annual conference for the presentation ceremony in May 2013! Their schools will receive a $2,000 award to use toward the science curriculum! […]

Aerospace Program for High School Juniors

  Deadline to apply is November 2, 2012. The High School Aerospace Scholars Program at NASA encourages high school juniors to explore exciting career possibilities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This is accomplished by using the centralized theme of space exploration to engage students in activities and offering hands-on engineering experiences at NASA Johnson […]

Middle School Chemistry Webinars from NSTA and ACS – FREE

The American Chemical Society (ACS) and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) are collaborating to offer a series of free web seminars covering concepts and activities for middle school chemistry. The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the American Chemical Society (ACS) invite middle school teachers from around the country for a free web seminar […]