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Literacy and STEM (Part I)- Mountain Office

Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Ext. Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC

The world of STEM provides a rich environment that motivates children to want to learn more. Children often prefer reading about spiders and dinosaurs to fictional characters. STEM activities help students build vocabulary, incorporate problem-solving skills, and analyze complex text with real-world applications. Maximize classroom time by integrating literacy with the natural connections of STEM…

$65

MORE Literacy & STEM (Part II) – Mountain Office

Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Ext. Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC

During this session we continue to focus on how to maximize classroom time and student learning by integrating literacy and STEM. The day will be a combination of STEM learning experiences infused with literacy strategies.  The session will concentrate on lessons about adaptation, ecosystems, habitat conservation, natural selection, and animal behavior. Fiction and nonfiction texts…

$65

EVEN MORE Literacy and STEM (Part III) – Mountain Office

Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Ext. Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC

During this session, we continue to focus on how to maximize classroom time and student learning by integrating literacy and STEM. The day will be a combination of STEM learning experiences infused with literacy strategies.  The session will concentrate on lessons about cells, and structure to function. Fiction and nonfiction texts are utilized during the…

$65

Environment and Genetics: The Science Connection – NCCAT Cullowhee

NCCAT 276 NCCAT Dr, Cullowhee, NC

Our physical, psychological, and emotional wellbeing are interconnected. Through experiential lessons learn about the latest research on the connection between our environment and our genetics. Participants will study light, circadian rhythms, genetics, body systems, macromolecules, and more found in science standards grades 3—12. Literacy, science, and social studies will be featured in our activities as…

Free

AgDiscovery 2022: Investing in the Future of American Agriculture

Learn about careers in plant science, including entomology (the study of insects), plant pathology (the study of plant diseases), botany (the study of plants), agronomy (the science of soil management and production of field crops), and animal science. Students learn field and laboratory research techniques from university professors and practicing entomologists, botanists, plant pathologists, and…

Free

Game Design Challenge (Imhotep Academy)

The Science House 909 Capability Drive (Suite 1200), Raleigh, NC

Video games and gamified learning are increasingly a part of our everyday lives. Students will learn the basics of video game coding and design to create their own unique STEAM-based gamified learning experience, then they’ll map that experience to a physical model. Participants will also get a chance to explore careers within the fields of…

Kyran Anderson Academy

The Science House 909 Capability Drive (Suite 1200), Raleigh, NC

Kyran Anderson Academy is a one-week summer enrichment program for rising third through sixth graders designed to enhance students’ enthusiasm and preparation for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with a particular emphasis on reaching underserved and students historically underrepresented in STEM disciplines. Students actively discover the wonder of STEM through inquiry-based activities, field trips, presentations, and career…

Taking Flight (Imhotep Academy)

The Science House 909 Capability Drive (Suite 1200), Raleigh, NC

It’s time to soar with Imhotep Academy! Taking Flight will explore the mathematical principles of aeronautics, including lift, thrust, and drag. Students will put their learning to the test when they pilot drones, first in a simulator and then using real drones. Students will use their math skills to understand how airplanes work. Participants will…

Synthetic Biology Teacher Workshop

NC State Thomas Hall, Raleigh, NC

This five-day-long workshop for biology teachers will provide hands-on training in basic recombinant DNA technology and synthetic biology. Workshop participants will employ mini-versions of standard laboratory equipment to implement a series of molecular and synthetic biology methods to generate a recombinant DNA construct. The techniques covered in the workshop include plasmid DNA isolation, gel electrophoresis,…