March 13 & 14, 4:00-6:30pm
Join a group of STEM enthusiasts to connect, laugh, and do STEM. The MS/HS teacher STEM Club will focus on understanding the properties of materials and how they affect the stability of structures when forces are applied. The ELEM teacher STEM Club will “Explore Electricity!”Visit our webpage to find out more and join the fun.
High School STEM Internship Colloquium
Thursday, March 21, 2:00-4:30pm at WPI
Join MassHire Central, the STEM Education Center at WPI, and the Central MA STEM Network for its first STEM internship colloquium. The Colloquium brings together STEM industry employers and high school educators to discuss the importance and impact of paid STEM internships on both high school students and local employers, as well as the ways these internships can be structured. The event is free but requires registration by Wednesday, March 6. Learn more and register now…
Exploring Modeling at the EcoTarium
Thursday, April 25, 9:00am-3:30pm
The STEM Education Center at WPI and the EcoTarium have teamed to create this PD that unpacks the second NGSS practice: Developing and Using Models. In the morning, participants will examine a variety of ways to model/represent a phenomenon and engage in a hands-on engineering activity. In the afternoon, participants will explore the planetarium as a model and go on a scavenger hunt to find models in the museum that correlate to their STE standards. Learn more... Registration will open soon, but you can email Donna Taylor at email@example.com to reserve your spot.
Summer STEM PD for Educators
Registration opens March 1
Want to STEM up your summer? Join one of the STEM/STEAM focused summer PDs taking place at WPI: robotics for educators, engineering stories, makerspaces, modeling, STEM Educator Certificate Course, and more. Registration will open March 1. Learn more (scroll down for summer PDs)...