A Local Solution to the National Science Education
Richland, Wash. – Four local leaders in advancing education for science, technology, engineering and mathematics, also known a STEM, are joining fores to ensure eastern Washington’s future workforce will be prepared to tackle the nation’s most complex and technical challenges…
The Mid-Columbia STEM education collaboratory, co founded by PNNL and three other science education leaders, is training volunteers to lead family engineering events where youth and their families can learn engineering principles with hands-on activities such as this.
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Conference Chair: John P. McNamara firstname.lastname@example.org (509) 592 0099 (7am to 9pm)
Vendor Chair: Nancy Ridenour email@example.com
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The Washington Science Teachers Association (WSTA) 2014 Conference request for proposals is now available. This year’s conference will take place from October 17th-19th at the Spokane downtown conference center. To learn more about the conference or to submit a proposal visit the conference registration website.
Seattle MESA thanks you!!
You are appreciated
We could not have had such a wonderful event without the help of terrific volunteers like you! We are so grateful that you were able to help us to support our Middle and High School MESA students during this event, and we have heard nothing but fantastic things from our students.
Your assistance and willingness to support Seattle MESA does not go unnoticed.
A very HUGE thank you!
All the best,
Neiri Carrasco, Director
Leah Quinn, Senior Student Services Coordinator
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We had some good coverage from Evergreen school district this year at MESA Day – Check it out!
Evergreen School District Video
RICHLAND — A $15,000 gift from Bechtel National Inc. to the Mathematics,
Engineering, Science Achievement program of Yakima Valley/Tri-Cities helped nearly 250 middle and high school students in Eastern Washington gain engineering experience at today’s MESA Day competition at Washington State University Tri-Cities.
The donation allowed about 60 teams of students from the Pasco, Granger and Sunnyside school districts to compete in challenges centered on the development and operation of prosthetic arms.
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When he was a homeless youth, Mark Bennett spent time in the University of Washington’s Odegaard Undergraduate Library to escape the cold weather. Now a junior at the UW, he visits the same library to study math.
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Genome Sciences Education Outreach (GSEO)
2014 Summer Program
GSEO is pleased to offer a summer workshop in the Yakima Valley for secondary biology teachers. Applications are currently available here.
Live outside the Yakima Valley?
Join us anyways. Stipends provided for all accepted applicants, and hotel accommodations (double occupancy) provided for out-of-towners.
Apply again-we’ll have new opportunities for you, too.
During this one-week program, we will:
- Explore how genes and environment interact to maintain internal balance in a changing environment.
- Learn how to incorporate the model-organism C. elegans into the high school classroom
- Consider how physiological, behavioral, and social factors affect glucose balance and diabetes risk
- Learn from experts about current research
For more information, please contact us.
June 23-27, 2014
Secondary biology teachers