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Enroll your school in Science News in High Schools for free!
posted on 6:12 PM, August 18, 2017
Receive integrated, dynamic science journalism and ready-to-use, standard-aligned teaching content through our Science News in High Schools program. Regeneron is funding the participation of 4,000 public...
The August Science Update from MDE's John Olson is Available
posted on 4:04 PM, August 18, 2017
The August Science Update from John Olson has been sent out. If you did not receive a copy, go to this page. Feel free to share it with your colleagues.  
Total Eclipse essay
posted on 2:44 PM, August 16, 2017
The Atlantic has re-published Annie Dillard's essay, Total Eclipse. It is a classic that was first published in 1982 and first appeared in Teaching a Stone to Talk.  It is beautifully written and will...
School Resources from PBS
posted on 9:35 AM, August 16, 2017
As you start preparing for the new school year, you can look to PBS for free resources such as videos, lesson plans, and more. Go to the PBS Teachers Lounge for a Back-To-School Toolkit.
FREE Eclipse 2017 NASA Resource
posted on 2:19 PM, August 11, 2017
Free Eclipse 2017 Digital Experience Available from NASA and Infiniscope Audience: Grades 5-12 Eclipse Date: Aug. 21, 2017 Introduce your students to an entirely new type of learning experience with...
Become a Mentor for a University of Minnesota Environmental Ed student
posted on 2:16 PM, August 11, 2017
CFANS Mentor Program The U of M seeks mentors to guide college students exploring careers in your field! The College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) matches industry professionals...
Solar eclipse activities at the Science Museum of Minnesota
posted on 2:13 PM, August 11, 2017
Looking for someplace to view the partial solar eclipse in the Twin Cities? Join the eclipse party and activities at the Science Museum of Minnesota.
Eclipse WeatherSTEM Module
posted on 2:08 PM, August 11, 2017 has created a Powerpoint presentation on the solar eclipse. It is available at
Every Student Succeeds Act Information
by Josh Tharaldson
posted on 5:54 PM, August 9, 2017
After a year and a half of stakeholder engagement and work by staff at the Minnesota Department of Education and partners, the ESSA state plan draft was posted online on Tuesday, August 1, which began...
Minnesota students place strong at National and International Science & Engineering Competitions.
posted on 5:37 PM, August 9, 2017
See the Minnesota Academy of Science website for a summary of Minnesota student award winners at the 2017 Intel International Science & Engineering Fair. Also see the MAS website for Minnesota student...
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