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STEM Club

 
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Drive of Your Life

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Summary: "Free, fun, video game-style Web site that helps middle-school and high school students learn more about themselves, higher education and careers. On the site, students answer a series of questions about themselves to learn what careers could interest them and then go on a virtual drive to learn more about each of those careers all in their own customized car."

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Future City Competition National home page

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Summary: This flexible, cross-curricular educational program gives students an opportunity to do the things that engineers do—identify problems; brainstorm ideas; design solutions; test, retest and build; and share their results. This process is called the engineering design process. With this at its center, Future City is an engaging way to build students’ 21st century skills

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Indiana Science Technology Engineering Math I-Stem Resource

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Summary: " I-STEM works to support K–12 teachers and leaders working to implement high academic standards towards STEM literacy for all students. It also provides Indiana education leaders with new knowledge about teaching and learning."

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National Defense Education Program Home Page

Type: User Resource

Summary: The website contains tabs for Personal Stories, LabTV and real world Lab facilities to connect students with Engineers and Scientists. Resource for researching STEM careers.

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NSTA STEM Forum & Expo Presentation Files

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Summary: Look for "A note on file sharing:" for "At the STEM Forum & Expo, NSTA distributed USB drives with PowerPoint presentations and other documents. Click here to download them (.zip file). " From here you can download the PowerPoint presentations and documents from the Forum, May 17 - 19, 2012, Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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PBS SciGirls

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Summary: "SciGirls STEM Database — finding an after school STEM club for girls One of the best ways to encourage kids in science is to get them involved. Hands-on experience helps children see that science is a trial-and-error process and that it’s okay not to know everything from the get-go—after all, science is based on asking questions! SciGirls encourages kids to try science, helping them find afterschool programs that are part of the National Girls Collaborative Project, a network of girl-servi

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STEM Career

Type: User Resource

Summary: "This site provides STEM career information, video, research and learner resources updated weekly."

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STEM Clubs

Type: User Resource

Summary: Website with resources for setting up a STEM Club. Tabs are set up for Resouces, Guides, Activity Ideas, and News and Events.

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Toshiba Exploravision

Type: User Resource

Summary: ExploraVision is a science competition that encourages teachers to make science a part of their curriculum. As a teacher sponsor, you will lead your students as they work in groups of 2 – 4 to simulate real research and development. You will guide your students as they study a technology of interest and predict what that technology might be like 20 years from now. Teams will explore what is necessary to make their visions a reality.

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Trip to College

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Summary: "To help parents along the path to college planning, the Indiana Youth Institute developed a Web site for parents of students in grades K-12, called Trip To College. This Web-based program is an Indiana-specific, step-by-step resource to assist with the college planning and funding process. On the Trip To College Web site, parents can find a college planning timeline; facts, figures and information about preparing and paying for their child’s college education; a customized search engine for Ind

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Archive: Algebraic Equations: Calculator Controlled Robots, April 18, 2012

Type: Web Seminar Archive

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Summary: This Web Seminar took place on April 18, 2012, from 8:15 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Eastern Time. The presenter was Marti Phipps, NASA Explorer Schools Specialist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. In this Seminar, Ms. Phipps provided an in-depth look at a series...

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Archive: Design Squad: Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Engineers November 4, 2009

Type: Web Seminar Archive

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Summary: In this program, Natalie Hebshie, and Margot Sigur talked about Design Squad - a reality competition series on PBS where teenagers tackle engineering challenges from real word clients, and how to give kids a working understanding of physical science concepts...

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Archive: Engineer Your Life: Spark Girls’ Interest in Engineering February 3, 2010

Type: Web Seminar Archive

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Summary: This Web Seminar took place on February 3, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Ellen Robinson, and Thea Sahr from WGBH. The presenters focused their information on the Engineer Your Life program as a way of assisting young women...

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Archive: Engineering Design Challenge: Forces and Motion -- The Great Boomerang Challenge, April 11, 2012

Type: Web Seminar Archive

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Summary: is Web Seminar took place on April 11, 2012, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The presenter was Rudo Kashiri, NASA Explorer Schools Specialist at Langley Research Center. In this Seminar, Ms. Kashiri introduced a new lesson that shows how aerodynamic...

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Archive: Making the Transition to Scientific and Engineering Practices: Visiting the Potential of the Next Generation Science Standards, October 25, 2011

Type: Web Seminar Archive

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Summary: This Web Seminar took place on October 25, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was NSTA Executive Director, Dr. Francis Eberle, Dr. Brian Reiser, Professor of Learning Sciences in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern...

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Archive: Robotic Engineering: Big Toys, Big Fun, February 28, 2007

Type: Web Seminar Archive

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Summary: Building Robots to Explore Mars!
The fourth seminar in the JPL series, "Robotics Engineering: Big Toys, Big Fun", was held on Wednesday, February 28, 2007, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. The presenter was Kobie Boykins, Mechanical Engineer...

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External Resource: Save the Bay: Robotics Challenge, LabTV Video

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Summary: The Save the Bay: Robotics Challenge webisode was developed by the National Defense Education Program LabTV.

Abstract: In this webisode, teams of students from across Maryland have gathered in Waldorf, Maryland for the final day of the...

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Recognizing Excellence: STEM Day in the Park

Type: Journal Article

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Summary: This column features profiles of award-winning science programs and teachers. This month’s issue describes a weekend event that introduces families to science concepts in an outdoor setting.