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Adopt-a-Drain K-12 for Educators
posted on 9:34 AM, November 22, 2023
The Adopt-a-Drain program is free and allows residents to adopt and name a storm drain to keep clear of leaves, trash, and debris. It is a perfect classroom activity as it combines Citizen Science and Service Learning components to help educators flexibly integrate waterway protection practices into their classroom, school, and community.
K-12 programs at U of M Cedar Creek
posted on 7:34 AM, November 21, 2023
Schedule your spring 2024 K-12 field trip at the U of M Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve in East Bethel.
Southern Minnesota Regional Science & Engineering Fair
posted on 12:29 PM, November 17, 2023
The Elementary School Division will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2024. The Middle School/High School Division will be held on Friday, February 23, 2024.
Explore Jupiter’s Moon Europa With Hands-on Activities From NASA
posted on 12:32 PM, November 16, 2023
NASA’s Europa Clipper mission will travel 1.8 billion miles to explore Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa. Bring the excitement of the mission into the classroom with a trio of hands-on activities.
Call for Applications: Minnesota Climate Change Educator Community of Practice
posted on 12:14 PM, November 16, 2023
A new opportunity for teachers to engage in a paid community of practice around climate change education with fellow Minnesota teachers
MAEE Awards 2023
posted on 2:14 PM, November 8, 2023
Nominations are now open for our 2023 Minnesota Association Environmental for Education Awards Program. This free program is an opportunity to recognize outstanding educators, future leaders, and top EE organizations across the state.
Upcoming Statewide Teacher Mentoring Program Grant Informational Priorities and Practices Session
posted on 2:09 PM, November 8, 2023
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) Statewide Teacher Mentoring Program grant is making $7.9 million in funding available to Minnesota regional partners, including institutions of higher education, regional service cooperatives, other district or charter collaboratives, and professional organizations to provide mentoring and induction support for new teachers.
New Nova Series - Ancient Earth
posted on 1:50 PM, November 8, 2023
Witness the dramatic history of Earth, from its birth to the emergence of humanity.
Minnesota State and Engineering Science Fair and Science Bowl
posted on 12:20 PM, November 4, 2023
Time to start preparing for both the Mn State Science and Engineering Fair and the Science Bowl
November is the start of Project FeederWatch (PFW) season
posted on 11:57 AM, November 4, 2023
A free FeederWatch Classroom Guide is available from The Cornell Lab of Ornithology
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