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New series from NOVA - Beyond the Elements
posted on 12:49 PM, January 16, 2021
Beginning Feb. 3, 2021 on PBS, the three part series "sets out on a worldwide quest to find the key molecules and chemical reactions that have paved the way for human civilization, life, and even the universe as we know it."
Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision competition
posted on 8:31 AM, January 14, 2021
It’s not too late to win prizes and new technology for your K-12 classroom through the Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision competition! The deadline to register your student teams is February 8.
posted on 8:39 AM, January 12, 2021
A website targeted at kids, ages 8 - 12. The site's goal is for kids to "explore the rich diversity of topics and people in STEAM careers."
Grant Opportunity - Youth Learning as Citizen Environmental Scientists
posted on 10:40 AM, January 8, 2021
Youth Learning as Citizen Environmental Scientists (YLACES) is accepting applications for student citizen science grants until January 15.
Great opportunity for HS seniors - National Youth Science Camp
posted on 10:04 AM, January 8, 2021
The National Youth Science Camp is a FREE 3+ week experience for 2 delegates from each state.
Bell Museum K-12 Virtual Programs
posted on 10:21 AM, January 6, 2021
On-site field trips may be on hold this year, but the Bell Museum is ready to bring science education to you with Zoom-based virtual Bell experiences.
MDE January 2021 Science Update
posted on 1:38 PM, December 30, 2020
The January edition of the Science Update from MDE Science Specialist John Olson is now available.
Inaugural 'Black in X' Weeks Foster Inclusivity and Empowerment in STEM
posted on 8:31 AM, December 23, 2020
In this article from PBS's NOVA, "Discover how Black in STEM events defined 2020, and how science educators can harness the spirit of inclusiveness in the classroom."
NASA Science Live: How to See Saturn and Jupiter’s Great Conjunction
posted on 9:07 AM, December 18, 2020
NASA astronomer Dr. Henry Throop explains the science behind the great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn.
Communicating Science Effectively and Effective Chemistry Communication in Informal Environments
posted on 9:27 AM, December 17, 2020
Effectively communicating science to others is more important today than ever. These books can help.
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