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  • NSF Due Date for 2017 DRK-12 Grant Proposals
    | Funding Opportunities, News

    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, […]

  • NIH SciEd 2016: May 9th – May 12th, 2016
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    NIH SciEd 2016 May 9th – May 12th, 2016 Rockville, Maryland http://www.scied.info/

  • Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the NIH SEPA Program!
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    #SciEd2016 Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the NIH SEPA Program!