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National competition to address global warming: Calling all STEM teachers grades 8-12
posted on 10:09 AM, June 19, 2021
Innovate to Mitigate challenges 8th–12th grade students to submit ideas that will mitigate climate change by reducing greenhouse gases.
The Council of State Science Supervisors (CSSS) safety documents
posted on 11:05 AM, June 17, 2021
The Council of State Science Supervisors (CSSS) in conjunction with the safety professionals at Flinn Scientific Inc., updated the former CSSS safety documents into digital formats and modernized these three individual resources (2021) for use by educators across the USA. There is an Elementary Science Safety Document; a High School Science Safety Document; and an Elementary/Middle School STEM & Tool Safety Document for free download.
Climate Science Concepts Fit Your Classroom
posted on 12:51 PM, June 10, 2021
This free online Workbook is designed to be used by college faculty and secondary school science teachers.
MDE Science and Mathematics Specialists positions posted
posted on 12:44 PM, June 9, 2021
Minnesota Department of Education is looking to hire both a state science content specialist and a state mathematics content specialist.
Support MnSTA using AmazonSmile
posted on 1:23 PM, June 3, 2021
When you shop with AmazonSmile a portion of your eligible purchases goes to the Minnesota Science Teachers Association Inc at no cost to you!
MDE June 2021 Science Update
posted on 1:11 PM, June 3, 2021
The June edition of the Science Update from MDE Science Specialist John Olson is now available.
Free Resources for Teaching How Science Works
posted on 8:25 AM, May 27, 2021
A free resource from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to help understand how science works.
What do students find interesting?
posted on 1:50 PM, May 24, 2021
A key aspect of our unit development is surveying students and asking them what THEY find interesting. We are starting to develop our new high school courses
STEM lessons and videos from PBS
posted on 12:11 PM, May 22, 2021
Check out these science and engineering lessons and videos from PBS LearningMedia.
Free Rusty Patched Bumblebee lessons from SkyDay
posted on 11:04 AM, May 19, 2021
A free 5 lesson unit called 'What is Happening to the Rusty Patched Bumblebee?' is available for grades 6-8, 9-12, and Advanced Placement.
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