STEM Announcement

We’re getting close...
The 2nd Annual Southwest Virginia is almost here!
May 7-8, 2015
Our program offers a wide range of opportunities for networking, professional development, and above all, advancing the STEM education agenda in Virginia.

So, all stakeholders – K-20 educators, industry, museums and informal education programs,technology councils, chambers of commerce – interested in and committed to advancing high quality STEM education and community and economic development are invited!!!

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STEM Highlights

Mark your calendars for the next Virginia Science Festival on Sept 26th! The Virginia Science Festival is a large-scale, highly visible interactive event that combines the worlds of science,technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM). Organized by the Science Museum of Western Virginia and Virginia Tech, the festival offers a wealth of activities, hands-on experiences, live performances and interactive demonstrations.

You’ll come face-to-face with science professionals from across Virginia and their amazing research and achievements! All ages will be inspired, so be prepared for EXCITEMENT, ENJOYMENT, and SCIENCE ENTERTAINMENT!

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STEM Summer

Save the Date:
For Teachers - ICAT Instrument Maker Camp


Instrument Maker Camp - for Teachers Only! at the ​Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology

When: July 20-July 23, 2015, 9 AM to 4 PM*
Where: ICAT at the Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech
Cost: $175 includes make-and-take and lunch

STEM and STEAM and SHTEAM and SEAD. WHAT??

Are you interested in the following:

  • understanding the acronyms and how the subjects work together?
  • seeing how the arts can be used to contextualize your SOL content?
  • identifying ways to engage students with multiple interests?
  • spending time being creative while earning

  • 3 units of continuing education credit?

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    Looking for Grants?

    NASA Issues 2015 Small Spacecraft Technology Program, Smallsat Technology Partnerships Appendix

    Release Date: April 20, 2015 NOI
    Due Date: May 5, 2015 5:00PM ET
    Proposal Due Date: June 8, 2015 5:00PM ET NASA is extending an opportunity to college and university teams to propose small spacecraft technology projects to be conducted in collaboration with NASA researchers.

    Proposals are due June 8, 2015 5:00PM ET.
    The appendix document, is available through the NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System website: Click Here

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