MDE Science Update for August 2018
byposted on 9:03 PM, August 10, 2018
The August 2018 issue of the Science Update from MDE Science Specialist John Olson is now available.
Reactions Video: Will This Pop a Balloon?
byposted on 7:43 PM, August 7, 2018
The American Chemical Society and PBS have produced many educational videos such as this one which explains the concept of "like dissolves like" in a fun way.
Maria Mitchell at 200
by Ed Hesslerposted on 6:24 PM, August 7, 2018
The journal Nature has published an interesting biography of Maria Mitchell, the first woman to become a professional astronomer in the US.
Recommended Water-themed books from Popular Science
byposted on 2:24 PM, August 4, 2018
There's still time left for some summer reading. Since the theme of the upcoming MnSTA Fall Conference is water, consider these water-themed books recommended by Popular Science.
Kids to Parks Day National School Contest
byposted on 1:31 PM, August 4, 2018
“Kids to Parks Day National School Contest is NOW open! The contest is open to all Title I schools (40% of students qualify for free or reduced-priced lunch) and school groups in the U.S. in grades preK through 12. The goal of the contest is to help educators engage students with their local parks through education, outdoor recreation, and stewardship.
Tour of the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory
byposted on 6:49 PM, July 27, 2018
Learn about the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, an interdisciplinary fluid mechanics research and educational facility of the College of Science and Engineering at the UMN
STEM Day at the Fair
byposted on 6:41 PM, July 27, 2018
The Minnesota State Fair begins Aug 23, 2018. Join us on that day for STEM Day.
Southeast Minnesota STEM networking at the Rochester Arts Center
byposted on 6:31 PM, July 27, 2018
Please join the Minnesota STEM network, STEM Forward, and the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine at the Rochester Arts Center exhibit of the Smithsonian Institution's Genome Project.
Early Career Teachers: apply for a 5-yr Knowles Fellowship
byposted on 5:43 PM, July 26, 2018
The Knowles Teaching Fellows Program is an intensive and cohesive, five-year program that supports early-career, high school mathematics and science teachers in their efforts to develop teaching expertise and lead from the classroom.