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Diversity in STEM Award
posted on 1:47 PM, February 15, 2018
miniPCR is recognizing teachers, mentors, or scientists who are champions of diversity in STEM education. Four awards of $1,500 worth of miniPCR products each are available.
Solar Possible
posted on 1:29 PM, February 15, 2018
If your school is within Xcel Energy's territory and is considering adding solar panels to generate electicity, check out this initiative.
Minnesota Water Stories
posted on 2:18 PM, February 13, 2018
The Bell Museum is looking for classes to pilot a new ExploraDome program called Minnesota Water Stories. Classes chosen to pilot the program will be able to attend free of charge.
Citizen Science Winter Salt Lab
posted on 2:06 PM, February 13, 2018
Encourage students in your class to bring a sample of melted snow or ice to the Science Museum of Minnesota on Feb. 19th to be tested for salinity. In addition to performing the experiment, they will learn about chlorine pollution.
Celebrating Darwin's Birthday from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine
posted on 8:29 AM, February 12, 2018
The National Academies Press has several books that can be downloaded free to help understand and teach evolution.
The Blue Marble
posted on 2:21 PM, February 11, 2018
Rube Goldberg machine with magnets and marbles.
Celebrate Solar Week -- Spring 2018
by NASA Education
posted on 12:56 PM, February 11, 2018
Solar Week, a week of online curriculum, games and activities about the Sun for grades 5-9, happens twice a year, approximately mid-to-late March and mid-to-late October.
Science Update Feb 2018
posted on 8:02 PM, February 6, 2018
The February Science Update from MDE Science Specialist John Olson is out.
March for Science 2018
posted on 8:39 AM, February 6, 2018
NSTA has signed on as an official partner for the 2018 March for Science scheduled for April 14, 2018, in Washington, D.C., and in satellite cities across the United States and worldwide.
Get Ready for the 2018 Winter Olympics
posted on 10:58 AM, February 1, 2018
Check out some internet resources that explore the science behind a variety of Winter Olympic events.
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