“NASA STEM Stars” is a webchat series that connects students with subject matter experts to learn about STEM careers and ask questions about STEM topics. Next week, mechatronics engineer Tim Szwarc will discuss how NASA designed the rock drill and sampling devices being used by the Perseverance rover on Mars. Watch here! at 11 am on […]
This page highlights STEM & CTE Educational opportunities & events occurring in our region. Most events are free & virtual.
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Resources for Afterschool Programs: Using the IF/THEN® Collection for Programming The IF/THEN® Collection features resources highlighting STEM professionals who serve as IF/THEN® Ambassadors and also includes activities that can be used in afterschool and informal STEM programming. Join us as we showcase these resources designed for educators working in a wide variety of educational settings. […]
Jessica is the Rehabilitation Program Manager at the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center, and is a licensed wildlife rehabilitator in the state of Virginia. In her role, she oversees the rehabilitation of the nearly 3,000 animals that come in through the Center's doors, including foxes, eagles, opossums, turtles, frogs, and many more. Jessica has been working […]
Bringing Coastal Citizen Science to the Classroom with citizen science programs and K-12 educators from schools along the West Coast and coastal Alaska. What: In this 2-day workshop, teachers will be introduced to a range of citizen science projects that are actively gathering data in the coastal environment, and learn how students and classrooms can […]
I am an ecologist and evolutionary biologist researching microbiomes, plants, and geography. Currently, I research the symbiosis between bacteria, fungi, and plants with an emphasis on root architecture, domestication, and urban environments. The microbes living in and on plant roots are the backbone of global agriculture as well as all the aboveground biodiversity we see […]
NASA’s Museum in a Box program brings the physical sciences of flight alive to students in grades K-12 using interactive activities. Each lesson is centered around aeronautics with a goal to inspire future scientists, mathematicians, and engineers. The content inside Museum in a Box may be used by educators to supplement the curriculum during the […]
The pandemic has led many museums to develop new types of products and practices. However, with limited social interactions, it can be very difficult to know what our audiences need and whether new products are working as intended. In this online workshop, we will explore a set of resources that anyone can use to improve educational experiences […]
“NASA STEM Stars” en Español is part of a webchat series that connects students with subject matter experts to learn about STEM careers and ask questions about STEM topics. Join technical lead engineer Eduardo A. López from Boeing to learn about his role in making sure the Space Launch System rocket is ready to send Artemis astronauts to […]
Through keynotes, panel discussions, workshops, and fringe events participants will have the opportunity to explore personal growth, learn about technology innovations being led by women in the industry, and help create an inclusive industry that enables a vision of success and provides participants with the toolkit to make it happen. Register HERE.
The Makey Makey Certified Educator Workshop is a fun, hands-on, 3-hour virtual experience during which you’ll learn how to teach Invention Literacy, Making, and Design Thinking using the award winning Makey Makey invention kit. In this one-day (3-hour) workshop you’ll explore ways to incorporate Makey Makey into your classroom activities beyond building a banana piano. […]
BED highlights programs and activities that celebrate or educate on the well-being of our society, economy, and planet. Programming is focused on earth ecosystems, health and wellness, viable economies, and social equity. Events & activities draw attention to the interdependence of the health of and justice for humans, animals, the environment, and the economy. Register […]