News

  • FoodMASTER is On the Road Again!
    | News, Project Update

    A newly formed component “FoodMASTER: Reach to Teach” has introduced more than 1,000 registered dietitian-nutritionists (RDNs) to its nutrition-science education programs. The component is designed to foster worldwide synergistic relationships between dietitian-nutritionists and teachers. FoodMASTER spokesperson Sylvia Escott-Stump already has made… [More]

  • USA Science Engineering Festival Expo: April 7 – 8, 2018
    | Events, News

    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… [More]

  • More Than One Million Downloads!
    | News, Project Update

    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! Darrell Porcello, Ph.D., with The University of California Berkeley’s… [More]

  • Seeing is Believing…
    | News, Project Update

    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… [More]

  • Update: We Role Like This!
    | News, Project Update

    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… [More]

  • Many middle school students throughout Missouri and the nation can be at a disadvantage when it comes to learning science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) principles. These require building strong literacy skills, understanding key concepts, and learning how to read… [More]

  • SEPA Focus: Preventing Infectious Diseases
    | News

    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…. [More]

  • National Diabetes Month – November, 2017
    | News

    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… [More]

  • 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… [More]

  • New STEM-focused Journal
    | News

    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… [More]