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  • National Diabetes Month – November, 2017
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    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/

  • New SEPA Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)
    | Funding Opportunities, News

    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 […]

  • New STEM-focused Journal
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    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 […]

  • NSF Due Date for 2017 DRK-12 Grant Proposals
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    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 […]

  • STEM Learning and Research Center
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    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

  • Upcoming NIH SEPA Funding Opportunity Announcement
    | Funding Opportunities, News

    Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. To assure the vitality and continued productivity of the research enterprise, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) provides leadership in […]

  • Success Story: From Farming to Genomics
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    Our SEPA project focuses on using GENI-ACT, the Genomics Education National Initiative – Annotation Collaboration Toolkit, a software tool that makes genome analysis accessible to educators and students. High school students are trained to use software tools to store, retrieve, organize and analyze biologic information. When a pilot version of our GENI-ACT project was brought […]

  • The Department of Education has announced the recipients of 2017 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program awards. A total of 18 projects were funded to develop, test and assess a wide variety of innovative educational technology products for both students and educators. Visit the IES Blog for further information about this year’s awards. Visit the […]

  • 7th Annual Serious Games & Virtual Environments Arcade & Showcase (#29123)
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    This weekend (28-29 Jan) we’re attending the international meeting of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare in Orlando, FL. A version of iNeuron tailored to post secondary education was accepted for showcase at their Serious Games Arcade. It is an advanced prototype for teaching college level human neuroanatomy. 7th Annual Serious Games & Virtual Environments […]

  • Cell Day 2016: Students Ask Questions About Cells
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    Cell Day 2016 Students Ask NIGMS Scientists Questions About Cells. Thursday, November 3, 2016, 10:00am – 3:00pm EDT As part of its commitment to encouraging future generations of scientists, NIGMS will host an interactive web chat about the cell and careers in research for middle and high school students. For more information about Cell Day, […]