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    Mark your calendars for the 5th annual USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo on April 7–8, 2018! Explore 3,000 hands-on exhibits from the world’s leading scientific and engineering societies, universities, government agencies, high-tech corporations and STEM organizations. The free two-day Expo is perfect for children, teens and families who want to inspire their curious minds. […]

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    It’s National Heart Month. Get Your App On!

    Breaking News! Since its inception, Monster Heart Medic, along with associated educational apps in The Lawrence Hall of Science’s apps family, have had more than 1 million downloads. That’s nothing to sneeze at! What is wrong with Ragnar? He’s just not himself these days… Enter the award-winning world of Monster Heart Medic, where players help […]

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    Seeing is Believing…

    Studies have shown that when students know what the consequences are for risky behavior, they are less likely to engage in that behavior. This series of hands-on, inquiry-based lessons uses living animals, planarians, to model human physical responses to chemicals of addiction—some of which are found in foods. Over 300 teachers across four states have […]

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    Update: We Role Like This!

    Inspire and educate students with e-books and interactive game from the “This is How We ‘Role’’’ project. Four beautifully illustrated storybooks engage young students as they enter a world of subtle role-playing to learn the differences or similarities between how people and animals are treated by professionals. All books are available in English and in Spanish. […]

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    SEPA Focus: Preventing infectious diseases

    It’s that time of year again, Flu Season. December 4-11 is National Influenza Vaccination Week. Over the years, SEPA projects have focused on initiatives to designed to help educate communities around the country about infectious diseases and methods of prevention. We invite you to explore the following collection of projects that focus on infectious diseases. […]

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    National Diabetes Month – November, 2017

    November is National Diabetes Month. Help your students and their families learn about healthy behaviors. Download posters from the Discover Health/Descrube Salud project. See how the Great Lakes Science Center is introducing students to research related to diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease. http://www.biomedtechstem.org/ Explore the web-based resources available from the Genetic Science Learning Center. http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/metabolism/

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    NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) (R25) (PAR-17-339) National Institute of General Medical Sciences Application Receipt Date(s): November 20, 2017; July 9, 2018; July 9, 2019 , by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on these dates. Applicants are encouraged to apply […]

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    New STEM-focused Journal

    The Journal of STEM Outreach is an open-access journal for researchers who develop and implement programs that connect formal and informal educators with practicing STEM professionals. This journal is a mechanism to disseminate descriptions of programs that might be of value to other researchers; publish research studies that support the replication of education or partnership […]

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    NSF Due Date for 2017 DRK-12 Grant Proposals

    Proposals are due on November 14, 2017. The Discovery Research PreK-12 program (DRK-12) seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science (STEM) by preK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of STEM education innovations and approaches. Projects in the DRK-12 program build on fundamental research in […]

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    STEM Learning and Research Center

    STELAR offers a wide range of resources for STEM educators and program directors. The site aims to build capacity and magnify the results of projects funded by National Science Foundation’s Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) program. ITEST proposals are due by September 5, 2017