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Workshops for Teachers

Robotics for the STEM classroom! (Northwest Office – Hickory, NC)

September 29, 2021

NC Center for Engineering Technologies (NCCET) 1990 Main Ave SE, Hickory, NC 28602

Join us for a Professional Development session and learn how to incorporate robots and coding into your STEM curriculum! Once you complete the 1-day workshop, you are eligible to check out class sets of the robots and other equipment used in the session for FREE! We deliver the equipment to your school and pick it up. All you have to do is reserve it online!

Get Out: Using the Outside as Your Main STEM Tool – NCCAT Cullowhee

October 4th - October 7th, 2021

North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching in Cullowhee: 276 NCCAT Dr Cullowhee, NC 28723

Learn new and exciting ways to incorporate the outdoors and STEM into your classroom.

STEM To Your Doorstep (Northwest Office – Hickory, NC)

October 21, 2021

NC Center for Engineering Technologies (NCCET) 1990 Main Ave SE, Hickory, NC 28602

STEM To Your Doorstep! The Science House, NCSU, is conducting a STEM To Your Doorstep Professional Development session for K-16 STEM teachers at The Science House's Northwest Outreach Office located at the NCCET in Hickory, NC! Sign up now to be trained so that you can check out classroom sets of equipment for free from our extensive loan program! This program qualifies for Digital Learning competencies!

Using Makey Makey to Target Invention Literacy (Northwest Office – Hickory, NC)

October 22, 2021

NC Center for Engineering Technologies (NCCET) 1990 Main Ave SE, Hickory, NC 28602

Join us for a day of exploration and invention using a device called a Makey Makey! With the Makey Makey, students can make any conductive material act as a computer keyboard. Because it comes preprogrammed, students with no coding experience can use it and experiment with it as they start to learn coding. Capitalize on the maker movement in your classroom to enhance any curriculum. Teachers joining us will be able to check out a classroom set of Makey Makey kits to use in their classrooms! Participants will receive their own Makey Makey kit! This program qualifies for new Digital Learning competencies!

SAFETY SENSE: Science Lab Safety Train-the-Trainer 2021 – Mountain Office

December 6-7, 2021

Mountain Horticulture Research Station (455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759)

Join The Science House for our "Science Lab Safety Train-the-Trainer" Professional Development opportunity which will take place on December 6-7, 2021 at our Mountain Satellite Office. Time 9 am - 3 pm. Come prepared to create or improve upon your school science safety program or Chemical Hygiene Plan. Receive free resources and information so that YOU can train other teachers in your school or science department.