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Biochemistry Camp for Young Women
posted on 6:11 PM, April 13, 2021
This event is for young women who have finished 10th or 11th grade. The goal of this camp is to encourage young women to be confident in their laboratory experiences and motivate them to pursue a career in the sciences
Water Guardians Program
posted on 1:38 PM, April 9, 2021
Water Guardians takes students on a journey down the vital and vibrant Mississippi River from its headwaters to the Gulf of Mexico, teaching students about local and global water issues. This free web-based set of 5 lesson plans brings discussions of global citizenship, service, and the global water crisis into classrooms, whether virtual or in-person.
2021 Community Trees Challenge
posted on 9:08 AM, April 8, 2021
During the Community Trees Challenge, The GLOBE Program is asking citizen scientists to observe, learn, engage, and create as they track their progress on the Trees Challenge activity tracker from April 15 to May 15, 2021.
Kiss the Ground: For Schools
posted on 8:54 AM, April 8, 2021
NSTA has teamed up with the documentary Kiss the Ground to provide free access for schools along with free lesson plans and resources.
Announcement of Science Standards Implementation Delay
posted on 10:47 AM, April 7, 2021
To provide flexibility for districts in implementing new standards as the state emerges from COVID-19, MDE will be delaying the required implementation of the Science and the English Language Arts standards to the 2024-25 and 2025-26 school years, respectively.
MDE April 2021 Science Update
posted on 1:10 PM, April 6, 2021
The April edition of the Science Update from MDE Science Specialist John Olson is now available.
Environmental disruption during the origin of Homo sapiens
posted on 12:55 PM, April 5, 2021
Join Dr. Potts while he presents during the 2021 Ben and Jean Overman Lecture, hosted by the University of Minnesota Duluth, via zoom April 6, 3-4 pm
2021 CGLL Great Lakes BioBlitz
posted on 11:01 AM, April 2, 2021
Looking for an outdoor activity for you and your students on Earth Day? How about participating in the Great Lakes BioBlitz.
Jill Jensen elected President-elect of MnSTA
posted on 8:49 AM, April 2, 2021
Congratulations to Jill Jensen, MnSTA's new President-Elect. Jensen will hold the office of President-Elect from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. She will assume the position of President on July 1, 2022.
Call to Action for Science Education
posted on 12:18 PM, March 31, 2021
This virtual event by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on April 8, 2021 from 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM CDT will give you the opportunity to share your ideas on the future of science education and the most important issues for state and national policy-makers to consider so that students can be prepared to face the global challenges of the future both as engaged participants in society and in their careers.
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