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  • 21 Feb 2024 11:47 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The National Marine Sanctuaries Webinar Series provides educators, students, and the interested public with educational and scientific expertise, resources and training to support ocean and climate literacy. This series generally targets formal and informal educators that are engaging students (elementary through college) in formal classroom settings, as well as members of the community in informal educational venues (e.g. after school programs, science centers, aquariums, etc.). However, the series is open to anyone interested in the topics listed below.

    Webinars are revolving: Go here for more details on the webinar schedule. 

  • 21 Feb 2024 11:44 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Rubin Observatory, in partnership with NSF’s NOIRLab, welcomes applications for a professional development opportunity for high school and college educators who teach astronomy as part of their courses. The week-long in-person workshop will take place in Tucson, AZ at the NOIRLab Headquarters with special sessions held at Kitt Peak National Observatory and the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab. 


    Participants will be immersed in the operations and technology of a modern working observatory and learn about the discoveries that will be enabled by Rubin Observatory and NOIRLab telescopes. Participants will explore the Rubin and NOIRLab classroom activities that make use of authentic data.

    Dates: Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21, 2024

    For more information and the complete schedule, please go to: https://rubinobservatory.org/events/summer-stars-teaching-astronomy-with-rubin-observatory

    The deadline to apply for this workshop is March 11, 2024.
    Apply for the workshop: https://forms.gle/ztWzbQRmbpm5XrGR9


  • 10 Feb 2024 7:04 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    APPLICATION DEALDLINE: March 22, 2024

    Project Atmosphere is accepting Summer 2024 Applications Now.

    Educators of K-12: STIPEND AVAILABLE, ON-SITE, HOUSING & TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED. 

    The American Meteorological Society leads a comprehensive teacher professional development course rooted in the atmospheric sciences. It is directed toward improving teacher effectiveness in generating interest and understanding in science, technology, and mathematics among pre-college students.

    Pre-residence online work: July 8-20, 2024
    On-site residence experience: July 21-27, 2024
    Post-residence online work: July 28-August 8, 2024

    National Weather Service Training Center (NWSTC)
    Kansas City, Missouri

    American Meteorological Society 


  • 10 Feb 2024 6:40 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    APPLICATION DEALDLINE: April 21, 2024

    The GLWFC is a 4-day professional development experience for teachers from throughout the Great Lakes region. It takes place from August 6-9, 2024 in Suttons Bay, MI on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan. Training in the course includes watershed and environmental concepts, place based education and environmental education pedagogy, and time for curriculum development.

    • MORE INFORMATION
    • Applications due: April 21, 2024
    • Scholarship and housing available.

  • 06 Feb 2024 5:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Join the Infiniscope Team on February 15, 2024 for Digital Learning Day
     
    TWO SESSIONS:

    Celebrate Digital Learning Day with a host of digital resources and tools to help you engage your students, increase your capacity and maximize learning outcomes. Find new NGSS-aligned digital lessons to add to your curriculum or create your own digital content with our FREE educator tools.  

    Find new tools and content like:

    • virtual tour creator
    • adaptive lesson builder
    • classroom-ready content

    For those of you along the path of the total solar eclipse, we'll also share an eclipse cohort opportunity in collaboration with Eclipse Soundscapes Citizen Science. Receive a stipend for your class participation.

  • 22 Jan 2024 2:56 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Summer Internship with NASA open to 10th and 11th graders.

    Application Deadline Saturday, February 24, 2024, APPLY HERE

    NASA and The University of Texas at Austin Center for Space Research Summer Intern Program is a nationally competitive STEM program for high school students. The program provides selected students with exposure to Earth and space research. Interns will learn how to interpret NASA satellite data while working with scientists and engineers in their chosen area of work.

  • 22 Jan 2024 2:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    GRANT OPPORTUNITY: Deadlines February 29, 2024, and July 31, 2024. APPLY HERE

    Youth Learning as Citizen Environmental Scientists (YLACES) offers grants to equip the rising generation with scientific thinking ability.

    Grants range from $5,000 to fund initiative to $1,250, to fund purchasing of equipment and supplies to conduct research and data collection.

    Grants | YLACES

  • 04 Jan 2024 8:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    My NASA Data is seeking interns experienced in teaching Earth Science, environmental science, and/or Earth Systems Science at the middle or high school level to assist in the development of Earth science education resources. This is a paid position and remote work is possible.

    The opportunity includes but is not limited to reviewing, editing, and developing resources, making resources accessible on the internet, as well as training others in the implementation of My NASA Data resources. Formal education teachers with experience using the Next Generation Science Standards are preferred. This intern will assist in developing resources for grades 3-12 that are NASA assets aligned with current research-based education theory and practice.

    The position requires a degree in education, Earth science, or Environmental Science, and teaching experience in Earth/Environmental Sciences is preferred. Teaching experience at the middle or high school level is required.

    More information can be found at:
     
    https://stemgateway.nasa.gov/public/s/course-offering/a0B3d000001SqMz/”.
    If the link does not work, please copy it into your browser.

    Applications are due by February 2, 2024.

    Please contact angela.rizzi@nasa.gov if you are interested or have trouble with the link.

     


  • 10 Dec 2023 6:42 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ***MONTANA RESIDENTS ONLY*** 

    GRANT APPLICATION DEALDLINE: December 15, 2023

    MTSGC is hosting a K-12 Mini-Grant for STEM engagement activities to enhance teaching and learning this year. The maximum amount requested or granted is $1,200. There will be 12 awards given out statewide. The due date for applications is December 15, 2023, at 11:59pm. 

    https://spacegrantmontana.submittable.com/submit/277460/k-12-mini-grant

    A PDF of QR Codes for some of these various opportunities as well as some kits and materials that teachers may be interested in applying for through the Mini-Grant is attached. 

    For any questions, contact Meredith: meredith.hecker@montana.edu


  • 10 Dec 2023 6:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ***MONTANA RESIDENTS ONLY***

    Free Classroom Materials

    The Space Public Outreach Team (SPOT) provides free presentations about current NASA missions and research for Montana K-12 schools. This year's presentation is the 2023 & 2024 Solar Eclipses. If you are interested in having a SPOT Ambassador come to your classroom to talk about NASA, please contact us at spot.montana@gmail.com to request a presentation. In the subject line please put the event name or name of school and the location. In the body of your email please include the following information:

    • Your name
    • Your email address and phone number
    • Your school/organization
    • What grade(s) the presentation will be for with the number of students/participants
    • When you would like a presentation, please give as many options as possible

    https://spacegrant.montana.edu/spot/index.html


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