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Science Safety Standards of Student Conduct in the Classroom, Lab, or in the Field

For: School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Competitions, Next Generation Science Standards, Publication, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

Safety in the science classroom, laboratory, or field sites is the FIRST PRIORITY for students, instructors, and parents. To ensure safer classroom/laboratory/field experiences, NSTA developed the following Science Rules and Regulations for the protection and safety of all. Check out Student Safety Guidelines […]

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Solar Works DC Job Trainee

For: Business and IndustryResource Type(s): Career Awareness, Volunteering

Solar Works DC is a newly designed low-income solar installation and job training program spearheaded by the Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE) and the Department of Employment Services (DOES). GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic is responsible for implementing the first year of the program, preparing participating […]

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Science News in High Schools

For: School Administrators, Teachers

Receive integrated, dynamic science journalism and ready-to-use, standard-aligned teaching content through our Science News in High Schools program. Regeneron is funding the participation of 4,000 public high schools during the 2017-18 school year. Spots are filling up fast, so fill out the Science […]

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Tinkering Fundamentals: Motion and Mechanisms

For: Parents, Teachers

The Tinkering Fundamentals course will offer educators and enthusiasts an opportunity to develop a practice of tinkering and making. We see tinkering as a serious endeavor—one that is generalizable across content and especially good at interweaving disciplines in a way […]

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Rise-up: Climate Change Education

For: TeachersResource Type(s): Professional Development

Our climate is changing rapidly, and now more than ever we need to be ready to act and prepare the next generation to do the same. This course explores the basic science behind climate change and presents the tools to […]

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Girls Incorporated STEM & Leadership Academy

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, StudentsResource Type(s): Career Awareness, Out-of-School Time Programs, Summer Programs

Interested in STEM? Enjoy being a Leader? Need time to exhale with your girlfriends? Join Girls Incorporated of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area at Howard University Campus from June 26-August 4, 2017. This six week summer academy is open for girls ages 11-15. […]

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Principal Environmental Leadership Program

For: School AdministratorsResource Type(s): Professional Development

Join the Principal Environmental Leadership Program for school principals and administrators, hosted by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation! This event will be hosted July 19-21, 2017, from 9:00 am-7:00 pm. This event is specifically for D.C. and Northern Virginia school leaders and administrators. […]

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Ardusat Learning Experience Platform

For: Out-of-School Time, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Equipment, Lesson Plans, Next Generation Science Standards

Ardusat is a learning experience platform combining student-friendly hardware kits with web-based lesson plans. In each experiment, students use Ardusat to build, code, and show off what they’ve learned. This isn’t a run-of-the-mill lecture or a project that takes two […]

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GWU Graduate Certificate Program in STEM Teaching

For: TeachersResource Type(s): Professional Development

The GWU Graduate Certificate Program in STEM Teaching provides licensed K-12 educators with an opportunity to expand their skills and methods for engaging students in rich, powerful STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) learning experiences. Designed for busy professionals, the […]

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The Forensic Detectives Summer Camp 2017

For: Parents, StudentsResource Type(s): Career Awareness, Summer Programs

The Forensic Detectives camp engages participants in the messy and meticulous world of forensic science. Campers receive hands-on training in the basics—from fingerprints to DNA, toolmarks to trace—and meet with professionals working in the field today. This summer camp experience […]

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Garden Apprentices at the Oak Spring Garden Foundation

For: StudentsResource Type(s): Career Awareness, Summer Programs

  DC high schoolers are invited to Bunny Mellon’s famed garden to join the inaugural cohort as Garden Apprentices to learn about plants and gardening August 7th – August 10th, 2017. Four current high school students will have the opportunity […]

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STEM Institute for Educators Workshop

For: TeachersResource Type(s): Professional Development

STEM Institute for Educators invites middle school science teachers this summer to learn new ways to engage students in astronomy topics, both in the classroom and at the National Air and Space Museum. The workshop will help you engage your students in […]

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Mentors Needed for Metro Warriors STEM Program

For: StudentsResource Type(s): Volunteering, Weekend Programs

Metro Warriors STEM Program (MWSO) is designed to stimulate interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, or STEM. The goal is to encourage students in grades K–12 to attend college and pursue technical degrees. Our programs provide activities to […]

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NCTM Mathematics Teachers Professional Development Grants (Grades 6-8)

For: TeachersResource Type(s): STEM in schools, STEM Schools

NCTM is accepting applications for Mathematics Teachers Professional Development Grants for Grades 6–8 Teachers grant program, which supports professional development opportunities for middle school mathematics teachers. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics works to ensure equitable mathematics learning of the highest […]

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2017 Black Girls Lead Summer Conference

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, StudentsResource Type(s): Out-of-School Time Programs, STEM in schools, Summer Programs

BLACK GIRLS LEAD (BGL) is a 4-day international leadership conference hosted by BLACK GIRLS ROCK! at Barnard College, Columbia University in New York City from Monday July 31st – Thursday August 3rd. The program serves girls between the ages of 13-17 who […]

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Environmental Literacy Leadership Summer Cadre

For: School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Professional Development

The Environmental Literacy Leadership Summer Cadre is a group of high school teachers that will participate in a three-week Environmental Literacy Summer Institute (June 21-July 12, 2017). Teachers will engage in a wide variety of environmental field experiences that will […]

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TGR Learning Lab Summer Program 2017

For: Out-of-School Time, StudentsResource Type(s): Out-of-School Time Programs, Summer Programs

The TGR-LL is offering summer classes for students who are interested in hands on interactive, career-focused experience. Classes are open to students who will be entering the 6th-9th grades in Fall 2017. Classes are held from Monday-Friday from 9:00am-12:00pm and […]

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PING 2017: Investigating the Cosmos

For: Out-of-School Time, StudentsResource Type(s): Summer Programs

PING 2017: Investigating the Cosmos on July 23 – August 5, 2017 The Physics Inspiring the Next Generation (PING) 2017: Investigating the Cosmos is a collaboration between the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP), the Green Bank Observatory and Associated Universities, […]

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Learning From Model Experiments

For: School Administrators, Teachers

This science daily article focuses on students ability to learn from model experiments. They found that what students are able to learn from these model experiments depends on how similar the models are to the original substances.

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Quality Counts 2017

For: School Administrators, Teachers

The Quality Counts 2017 report provides an in-depth review and analysis of what states and districts are doing to make ready for the Every Student Succeeds Act’s implementation, along with state-by-state grades for how the nation’s schools are faring on a range of educational measures.

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Diversity Gaps in Computer Science

For: Business and Industry, Community Partners, Parents, School Administrators, Teachers

The “Diversity Gaps in Computer Science: Exploring the Underrepresentation of Girls, Blacks and Hispanics” report focuses exclusively on the K-12 CS experiences of African-American, female and hispanic students in the U.S. and provides specific recommendations for increasing their representation in computer science studies and the computing workforce.

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Climate Education Week Toolkit

For: Students, Teachers

The Climate Education Week Toolkit is a free, easy-to-use, ready-to-go resource with hand-picked lesson plans, activities, and contests for K-12 students provided by the Earth Day Network. With the goal of educating and engaging K-12 students on climate change, this cross-disciplinary resource includes a range of activities from an energy conservation action plan to reading and discussing Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring.

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STEM Ready America

For: Community Partners, School Administrators, Teachers

This essential compendium portrays the state of the field of STEM learning and how after school and summer learning programs—with their flexible learning environments—are ideally positioned to both prepare and inspire young people.

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NASA Modern Figures Toolkit

For: Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Curriculum

This toolkit allows you to locate lesson plans and articles by topic and grade level related to Katherine Johnson and her fellow Human Computers below. Attached is the link to the PDF of the Toolkit.

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PNNL Smartphone Microscope

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, Teachers

Combine your iPhone or tablet with a 3D-printed clip and glass sphere to create an inexpensive, yet powerful, microscope. The microscope slips over the camera lens of the cell phone and is no thicker than a phone case. It’s designed to […]

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2017 Joint Science and Technology Institute

For: Students, Teachers

The Joint Science and Technology Institute for Students will select current high school students in the United States or in Department of Defense schools for dependent children. The purpose of the program is to expose students to scientific research through […]

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Girls in STEM

For: Students

Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017 8:15 AM – 3:00 PM EDT Location: Walker-Jones Education Campus 1125 New Jersey Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20001 About: A day of of hands-on workshops in various areas of science, technology, and engineering for girls […]

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Science Academy/ Training Program at NIH

For: Students

The Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES), in collaboration with the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) will be conducting a FREE 9-week Saturday Science Academy (SSA) Training Program starting March 25, 2017 for underserved minority youth students in the […]

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College Tribe Summer Camp

For: StudentsResource Type(s): Summer Programs

College Tribe’s program addresses the following community needs: summer learning loss, career and college development amongst young African American males, and a lack of social development for African American males. Our Summer Tech Camp provides are participant opportunities and a […]

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College Tribe

For: StudentsResource Type(s): Out-of-School Time Programs

Many education programs in Washington, DC engage students in classroom activities, focusing on facts and examples from STEM related topics. College Tribe’s courses, however, are designed to provide hands-on learning and development of competencies in topics which interest students, yet […]

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Girls in STEM 2017

For: StudentsResource Type(s): Summer Programs

Objective: The Columbia Girls in STEM Initiative prepares motivated high school girls from typically underrepresented populations for STEM studies in college in collaboration with industry leaders throughout the country.   About the Program: Taught by Columbia University faculty, the program […]

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EclipseMob

EclipseMob is a crowdsourced effort to conduct the largest-ever low-frequency radio wave propagation experiment during an eclipse.  The goal is to better understand the effect of sunlight on the ionosphere.  You build a simple radio receiver and antenna (the kits […]

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Howard University’s Summer Actuarial Program (SAP)

For: Students

Howard University’s Summer Actuarial Program (SAP) is designed to introduce high school students to the actuarial profession. This program is the longest running actuarial diversity program for high school students in the United States. Some well-known, successful IABA members received […]

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Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program

For: StudentsResource Type(s): Program

Applications for the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program are open now through March 17! Summer Immersion Programs are FREE 7-week summer programs for 10th-11th grade girls to learn 
computer science, get exposure to tech jobs and join a supportive […]

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NCAS CAREERS Weather Camp

For: StudentsResource Type(s): Summer Programs

Experience has shown that simply exposing high school students to weather/atmospheric science is not the best way to lead them toward viable atmospheric science careers. Many individuals in the weather industry were motivated by a personal experience with weather that […]

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Cyber Security Education

For: Students

Cyber Security Education is the perfect resource to begin your journey to becoming a cyber security expert. CybersecurityEducation.org is an online directory of cyber security education and careers.

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Advocate Grant Program

For: Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, School Administrators, Teachers

Society for Science & the Public’s Advocate Grant Program provides a $3,000 stipend to an individual (teacher, counselor or mentor), who agrees to serve as an advocate for 3-5 underrepresented students (African-American, Latino, Native American, low income) to transition them from conducting a scientific or engineering research project to completing applications to scientific competition(s).

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A Fly on the Pole

For: Students, Teachers

A Fly on the Pole is the official educational outreach website for the Palmer Station 2017 Antarctic research expedition. The website will be updated daily – with breathtaking photos, movies, and personal accounts of the Antarctic expedition. There are also a variety of educational resources on the site for PreK-12 including lesson plans, labs and videos.

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Archi-Builder Studio

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, Students

The Archi-Builder Modular Environmental Response Shelters Workshop is a multi-series architectural program that will engage students in the design process used by architects to build scale models of habitable spaces of their own imagining. At each session, the young architects will work in teams to learn processes and techniques to progress their ideas into a final design.

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2017 BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge

For: Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Competitions

The 2017 BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge is designed to engage 9th-12th grade high school teams to design an infographic that responds to one of five cross-curricular bioenergy topics to foster student-centered discovery. Student teams research, interpret, apply, and then design an […]

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NGSS Lesson Scanner: A Potential Lesson Design

For: School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Curriculum, Lesson Plans, Measures for High Quality STEM, Professional Development, Rubric, STEM in schools

The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Lesson Scanner is a tool for reviewing a science lesson to see if it matches up to the new education standards. The scanner creates productive conversations between educators while they are evaluating materials and […]

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Science 2.0: When Students Become Digital Citizens

For: School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Professional Development, Publication, STEM in schools

Modern science learning requires the use of digital tools and a shift in teaching philosophy and pedagogy. The backbone to this shift rests in a skill that is often unaddressed: digital citizenship. This month, the NSTA blog discusses the Digital Citizen […]

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Show Me the Data: The Data Quality Campaign

For: Community Partners, ParentsResource Type(s): Measures for High Quality STEM, Publication

Everyone deserves to know how their public schools are doing, and states are responsible for creating that clear picture. In summer 2016, the Data Quality Campaign set out to discover what information can easily be found on report cards from all […]

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Every Student Succeeds Act: Guide for Advocates

Signed into law on December 10, 2015, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) serves as the latest reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965. ESEA was developed in response to the demands of communities during the […]

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How Principals Lead Schools to College and Career Readiness

For: School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Curriculum, Professional Development

Recognizing that kids need to learn to think flexibly, creatively, and critically in a rapidly changing world, states across the country committed to new college- and career-ready standards. Yet performance on new standards-aligned tests indicates that many schools are struggling […]

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NCSE Grand Canyon Rafting Teacher Scholarship

For: TeachersResource Type(s): Outdoor Program

Apply for an all-expenses-paid eight-day raft trip down the Grand Canyon with the National Center for Science Education (NCSE)! Winners will receive free airfare, lodging before and after the trip, and the trip of a lifetime, exploring the wonders of Grand […]

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Stockholm Junior Water Prize

For: Parents, StudentsResource Type(s): Competitions

The Stockholm Junior Water Prize is a youth competition open to U.S. high school students in grades 9 through 12. Water-related research projects are eligible to enter the DC competition by April 15 of each year.   Prizes include the […]

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Girls of Energy e-Book

For: Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Lesson Plans

Comprised of lesson plans, activities, and an engaging website, Girls of Energy highlights the importance of energy and ignite engages young minds across the globe.

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Woodrow Wilson STEM Teaching Fellowship

Do you have a passion for science, technology, engineering or math? Ever consider a career in teaching? We can help. The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship recruits the nation’s best and brightest recent college graduates and career changers in STEM fields […]

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Design in Action

For: Parents, StudentsResource Type(s): Career Awareness, Internship

Design in Action pairs DC Public and Charter High School students with top DC architecture firms for one week during spring break. Since 2012, the program has grown to include over 26 architecture firms each year. Throughout the week, students […]

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Let’s Go Boys and Girls

For: Community Partners, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Curriculum, Lesson Plans, STEM in schools

LET’S GO focuses on each component of STEM. Their programs are divided in to 3 areas of interest: Science/Engineering, Robotics and Math Enrichment. Within each STEM area, there are multiple activities for varying interests and grade levels. Let’s Go has […]

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Hidden Figures Contest

For: StudentsResource Type(s): Competitions, Scholarships

If you’re a female with talent in STEM who hasn’t yet been recognized for her great work or potential, the Hidden Figures Contest is perfect for you. Tell us how you’ll use STEM to change the world, and you could […]

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Volunteer with Q?Crew at National Museum of Natural History

For: Parents, StudentsResource Type(s): Internship

Are you interested in science? Do you like talking to people? Are you in high school, and looking for opportunities to volunteer? If you answered “yes” to these questions, you are probably a great fit for the all-teen volunteer group, […]

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Prepmagic

For: TeachersResource Type(s): Curriculum, Lesson Plans, Next Generation Science Standards, STEM in schools

Prepmagic.com is a next generation science education platform that re-imagines how interactive simulations can be a driver of teaching and learning. With a large and growing bank of interactives and assessments, spread across biology, physics, and chemistry; Prepmagic not only […]

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Environmental Science

For: StudentsResource Type(s): Career Awareness, Scholarships

Environmental Science is your resource for anything and everything involving environmental science education while covering various subjects pertaining to the environmental science industry. They offer information on all aspects of becoming and working as an Environmental Scientist, including: Average Environmental Science […]

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Arcadia

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Field Trip Destination, Out-of-School Time Programs, Outdoor Program, Program, STEM in schools, Summer Programs

Arcadia is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a more equitable and sustainable local food system in the Washington, DC area. Arcadia manages a variety of program areas that address a specific need in the community, while collectively engaging consumers, farmers, […]

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Family STEM FAQ Sheets

For: Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): STEM in schools, STEM Schools

The DC STEM Network has created Family STEM FAQ Sheets to empower all parents and educational advocates in making informed decisions about their students’ participation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) programs. Here are guiding questions for parents and guardians to use as […]

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OSPrl: Insights into Inclusive STEM High Schools

For: Community Partners, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Publication, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

The OSPrI project (Opportunity Structures for Preparation and Inspiration) examines the opportunity structures provided to students by Inclusive STEM-Focused High Schools (ISHS), with an emphasis on studying schools that serve students from underrepresented groups.

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Next Generation Science Standards for Principals

For: School AdministratorsResource Type(s): Next Generation Science Standards, STEM in schools

The purposes of this document are to introduce principals to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and provide a general overview of the key instructional and conceptual shifts required by the NGSS. Principals have a critical role to play in […]

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iSTEM: Inclusive STEM Insights

For: Community Partners, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): STEM Schools

  iSTEM is the first large-scale controlled longitudinal study of the impacts of inclusive STEM high schools in the United States. The study’s focus is on the extent to which inclusive STEM high schools contribute to improved academic outcomes, interests […]

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The STEM School Study

For: Community Partners, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): STEM Schools

About: The STEM School Study (S3) seeks to understand the landscape of inclusive STEM high schools across the United States. S3 examines how STEM schools define themselves, the strategies they use, and the student experience. In recent years, many states […]

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STEMStudy

For: Parents, StudentsResource Type(s): Scholarships, STEM in schools

STEMStudy is a centralized source of articles, videos and interactive content that focuses entirely on college preparation and the application process. On both the website and the app, students can find application checklists, a STEM scholarship guide, a STEM career […]

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Audubon Naturalist Society

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Curriculum, Field Trip Destination, Lesson Plans, Out-of-School Time Programs, Outdoor Program, Professional Development, School Year Programs, STEM in schools, Summer Programs, Weekend Programs

The Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS) aims to promote environmental learning in the Greater Washington D.C. region and to help preserve the natural habitats here through a variety of programs. They work with teachers and schools to enrich their curriculum, create school-wide […]

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Student Wave

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Out-of-School Time Programs, Summer Programs, Year Long Programs

Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Student Wave is an important resource for students looking to help preserve and learn about the Chesapeake Bay. Student Wave has a variety of resources including action projects and summer environmental courses.

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Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship

For: StudentsResource Type(s): Scholarships

The Department of Defense Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be […]

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Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program

For: Out-of-School Time, StudentsResource Type(s): Internship, Out-of-School Time Programs, Summer Programs

The Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP) provides undergraduate students with an authentic science and engineering research experience alongside university researchers sponsored by the Army Research Office.

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College Qualified Leaders

For: Out-of-School Time, StudentsResource Type(s): Indoor Program, Internship, Out-of-School Time Programs, Program, Summer Programs, Year Long Programs

The College Qualified Leaders (CQL) program matches practicing Department of Defense (DoD) scientists with talented undergraduate students creating a direct mentor-student relationship, providing participants with training that is unparalleled at most colleges.

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AEOP’s Research and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (REAP)

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Indoor Program, Internship, Out-of-School Time Programs, Program, Summer Programs

Research & Engineering Apprenticeship Program (REAP) is a summer STEM program that places talented high school students, from groups historically under-represented and underserved in STEM, in research apprenticeships at area colleges and universities.

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Casey Trees ROOTS Curriculum

For: TeachersResource Type(s): Curriculum

ROOTS, or Restoring Our Own Trees Through Service, is an education initiative that aims to provide teachers and students with methods to connect with their schoolyard environment. ROOTS utilizes familiar academic disciplines, such as math, reading, and science, to encourage teachers and students to use their backyard forest as their outdoor classroom.

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Earth Day Network

For: School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Curriculum, Next Generation Science Standards, STEM in schools

Earth Day Network’s mission is to broaden and diversify the environmental movement worldwide and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle to build a healthy, sustainable environment, address climate change, and protect the Earth for future generations. They work on the ground with local organizers and with policy experts to protect communities and develop solutions for climate change and sustainability issues through a variety of campaigns.

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Cyber Degrees

Resource Type(s): Career Awareness, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

Cyber Degrees is a website for students interested in cyber security education and careers. It’s designed to help students learn more about the field, areas of study, and potential career paths.

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ASHG 2017 DNA Day Essay Contest

For: Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Competitions, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

Celebrate DNA Day (April 25th) by submitting a brief essay to ASHG’s 2017 DNA Day Essay Contest! The question for 2017 will be announced in September 2016. Submissions will be allowed starting early January 2017 with all essays due on […]

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STEMhero

For: Out-of-School Time, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Common Core Math, Curriculum, Lesson Plans, Next Generation Science Standards, On-site, Program, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

STEMhero is a bilingual, web-based curriculum enhancement for 6th-8th graders in which students learn to collect and analyze data directly from their home and/or school’s utility meters, then engineer and test real-world solutions to save water and energy. STEMhero is […]

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AEOP’s High School Apprenticeship Program

For: Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Indoor Program, Internship, Out-of-School Time Programs, Program, STEM Schools, Summer Programs

The High School Apprenticeship Program (HSAP) provides current high school juniors and seniors with an authentic science and engineering research experience alongside university researchers sponsored by the Army Research Office. Though this commuter summer program students will develop skills in Army critical science and engineering research areas in a university lab setting to prepare them for the next steps of their educational and professional career.

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Civil Air Patrol’s Cadet Programs

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, StudentsResource Type(s): Out-of-School Time Programs, Program, Year Long Programs

Thousands of young people from 12 years through age 21 are introduced to aviation through CAP’s cadet program. The program allows young people to progress at their own pace through a 16-step program including aerospace education, leadership training, physical fitness and moral leadership.

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Science and Engineering Apprentice Program

Resource Type(s): Indoor Program, Internship, Out-of-School Time Programs, Program, Summer Programs

The Science and Engineering Apprentice Program (SEAP)matches practicing DoD scientists with talented high school students creating a direct mentor-student relationship that provides students with training that is unparalleled at most high schools. SEAP participants receive first-hand research experience and exposure to Department of Defense laboratories.

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Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

For: Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Competitions, Out-of-School Time Programs, School Year Programs

The Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) is designed to challenge and engage students (grades nine through twelve) in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). Individual students may apply to compete for scholarships and recognition by present­ing the results of their […]

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eCYBERMISSION

For: Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Competitions, Funding, Next Generation Science Standards, STEM in schools

eCYBERMISSION is a web-based science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) competition free to students in grades six through nine that promotes self-discovery and enables all students to recognize the real-life applications of STEM.

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Junior Solar Sprint

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Competitions, Indoor Program, Out-of-School Time Programs, Program, School Year Programs, STEM in schools

Junior Solar Sprint (JSS) is a free educational program for 5th through 8th grade students where students design, build and race solar powered cars using hands-on engineering skills and principles of science and math.

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Research Experiences for STEM Educators and Teachers (RESET)

For: School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Professional Development

Research Experiences for STEM Educators and Teachers (RESET) provides educators with summer research experience at participating Army Laboratories. The goal of this enriching program is to reinforce teachers’ content knowledge through research experience and interactions with Army and Department of Defense scientists and engineers.

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UNITE

For: Parents, StudentsResource Type(s): Indoor Program, Out-of-School Time Programs, Program, Summer Programs

UNITE is a four-to-six week, pre-collegiate summer experience for talented high school students from groups historically underrepresented and underserved in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

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Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science

For: Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Indoor Program, Internship, Out-of-School Time Programs, Program, Summer Programs

Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science [GEMS] is an Army-sponsored, summer STEM enrichment program for middle and high school students that takes place in participating Army Research Laboratories. GEMS is driven by the overarching mission: to interest young people, who might not otherwise give serious thought to becoming scientists or engineers, in STEM careers early enough in their education so that they have the time to attain the appropriate academic training.

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Camp Invention

For: Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Indoor Program, Out-of-School Time Programs, Program, STEM in schools, Summer Programs

Camp Invention is an exciting, week long summer adventure with activities that explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation.

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Master of Arts in Teaching

For: Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Funding, STEM in schools

The Master of Arts in Teaching program is seeking qualified professionals and undergraduate students who are interested in teaching middle-school science.

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Sci-Inspire

For: Community Partners, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): STEM in schools

Sci-Inspire is a 501(c)3 nonprofit social network for science outreach piloting in New York and Washington, D.C. that connects K-12 educators with university science college students to boost science attitudes and aptitudes in American youth.

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Project Create

For: Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, Parents, StudentsResource Type(s): Indoor Program, Metro-accessible, Out-of-School Time Programs, School Year Programs, Summer Programs, Weekend Programs, Year Long Programs

Project Create provides accessible arts education to promote positive development in children, youth and families experiencing homelessness and poverty.

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People Animals Love (PAL)

For: Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, Parents, StudentsResource Type(s): Indoor Program, Metro-accessible, Out-of-School Time Programs, Program, School Year Programs, Summer Programs, Year Long Programs

PAL (People Animals Love) is a non profit organization that leverages the power of the human-animal bond to provide for the Washington DC Metropolitan area. PAL Club and PAL Camp are opportunities for students to explore the wonder and science of animals.

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K-12 Additive Manufacturing Innovation Challenges by BluePath

For: Business and Industry, Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Teachers

  BluePath Labs is a DC-based startup focused on identifying, developing, and applying disruptive technologies for government and commercial clients. They are interested in bringing our previous work in creating and implementing the first additive manufacturing (3D printing) challenge in the […]

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2016 Science, Service, Mentoring and Medicine (S2M2) Program

For: Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, StudentsResource Type(s): Out-of-School Time Programs, Summer Programs

S2M2 Vision: To cultivate the next generation of top quality, culturally competent, physicians, scientists and health care professionals. Mission: To encourage, nurture, and enhance the commitment to service and medicine in a welcoming and intellectually stimulating environment for a diverse […]

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Smithsonian Science Education Academy for Teachers

For: Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Fee-based, Field Trip Destination, Indoor Program, Metro-accessible, Outdoor Program, Professional Development, Program, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

The Smithsonian Science Education Academies for Teachers (SSEATs) bridge the gap between the SSEC’s formal science education programs and informal education programs at the Smithsonian museums and research facilities. Teachers from around the country venture to Washington, DC, during the […]

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NatureBridge Environmental Education Field Trip

For: Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): ELL Accessible, Fee-based, Field Trip Destination, Out-of-School Time Programs, Outdoor Program, Program, School Year Programs, STEM in schools

NatureBridge offers 3-day, 2-night environmental education programs in Prince William Forest Park in Northern Virginia.

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EcoRise Youth Innovations

Resource Type(s): Curriculum, Lesson Plans, Next Generation Science Standards, Professional Development, School Year Programs, STEM in schools

This Spring, EcoRise Youth Innovations will select 10 public schools in/around Washington D.C. for participation in a pilot of the EcoRise Sustainable Intelligence program, currently being used at over 600 schools globally (including several public schools in and around Washington […]

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DC Math & Science Mentor Teachers needed for Fall 2016 (GWTeach)

For: School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Fellowships, STEM in schools

GWTeach is a STEM teacher preparation undergraduate program at The George Washington University, designed specifically for STEM majors. Students in the GWTeach program earn their bachelor’s degree in a chosen STEM field and will be eligible for licensure as a […]

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The Forensic Detectives Essay Contest for DC students!

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Out-of-School Time Programs, Summer Programs

The Forensic Detectives is a weeklong summer camp that will engage students (grades 6 to 8) in the messy and meticulous world of forensic science. Students will get hands-on training in the basics—from fingerprints to DNA, toolmarks to trace—and get to […]

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Center for Inspired Teaching’s BLISS and SCALE Applications Open

For: School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Professional Development, STEM in schools

The Center for Inspired Teaching is offering professional development for the 2016-17 school year to charter schools in Washington, DC. Through Inspired Teaching’s yearlong BLISS: Building Literacy In the Social Studies and SCALE: Science Curriculum Advancement through Literacy Enhancement program, […]

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The Joint Science and Technology Institute for Students and Teachers

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Professional Development, Summer Programs

The Joint Science and Technology Institute (JSTI) is an all-expense paid residential STEM program that offers participants the opportunity to participate in research projects mentored by Department of Defense research scientists.  The program offers exposure to scientific research through hands-on […]

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NIH summer internships

For: Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Internship

The High School Scientific Training and Enrichment Program (HiSTEP) is a new program for high school students in the Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC, area within commuting distance of the main NIH campus in Bethesda. The program aims to introduce […]

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Free Digital Magazines from DiversityComm

For: Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Publication

To commemorate the 2015 event, USA Science and Engineering Festival and DiversityComm would like you to enjoy your FREE digital issues of: Professional WOMAN’s Magazine U.S. Veterans Magazine Black EOE Journal Diversity in STEAM Magazine HISPANIC Network Magazine Username: USASciFest […]

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iTree Lessons

For: Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Lesson Plans, STEM in schools

The overall goal of the iTree Lessons is for students to use i-Tree software to design a possible solution to a real world, place-based problem. This links directly to the Middle School Engineering Design standard within NGSS. The problem that […]

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Take the Case from the National Law Enforcement Museum

For: School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Lesson Plans, STEM in schools, Videos

The National Law Enforcement Museum offers an online activity, Take the Case, where participants will learn about the tools and techniques used by crime scene investigators to collect and preserve physical evidence. Find out what lab analysis can and can’t […]

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AEOP Strategic Outreach Initiatives Grant

For: Business and Industry, Community Partners, Out-of-School TimeResource Type(s): Funding

AEOP seeks to offer students and teachers a collaborative cohesive portfolio of Army sponsored STEM programs that affectively engage, inspire, and attract the next generation of STEM talent through K-college programs and expose them to STEM careers. From elementary school through graduate school, […]

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DNA Day Essay Contest

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Competitions, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

Celebrate DNA Day (April 25th) by submitting a brief essay to ASHG’s 11th annual DNA Day Essay Contest! This year we’re asking students to analyze a genetic test of their choosing, then defend or refute an ASHG recommendation made in […]

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ASHG Lesson Plan Database

For: Out-of-School Time, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Curriculum, Lesson Plans, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

The American Society of Human Genetics’ (ASHG) Lesson Plan Database includes classroom-tested, inquiry-based lesson plans based upon the BSCS’s 5E instructional model. These plans target students’ misconceptions in genetics and include a variety of topic areas such as: DNA Forensics, […]

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MERGE Educational Consulting Services

For: Business and Industry, Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Curriculum, Professional Development, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

MERGE Educational Consulting Services is a K-12 and Post Secondary Education (tertiary education) international consultant company that specializes in providing educational services that build and sustain academic program goals. They offer curriculum development, professional development, academic data assessment and tutoring to […]

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MERGE Sci Tech

For: Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Out-of-School Time Programs, STEM in schools, STEM Schools, Summer Programs

MERGE Sci Tech was organized to provide STEM educational enrichment opportunities to underserved youth with an emphasis on engineering and increasing STEM opportunities for girls. They also provide tutoring, mentoring, developing internship partnerships for university level or tertiary level underrepresented […]

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Desmos Online Graphing Calculator

For: School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Common Core Math, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

Desmos built free the HTML5 Desmos graphing calculator, supplemental activities, and Activity Builder, helping every teacher create digital math activities. The graphing calculator allows students to interact with dynamic graphs, save graphs, and create pictures using functions.

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Academy of Science for Kids (ASK) – Little Professor Science Kits

For: Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Curriculum, Next Generation Science Standards, Out-of-School Time Programs, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

Each science kit contains 12 activities and is designed to be a comprehensive study of the 16+ STEM Subjects available. Kits are not grade- or age-specific, but instead cover all of the important concepts generally taught over years in the […]

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MAEC’s STEM Equity Services and Resources

For: Out-of-School Time, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Professional Development, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

Education in STEM can help students learn to think critically and design solutions for a complex world. In order to provide meaningful learning experiences and positive environments for diverse learners, MAEC supports effective instruction, assessment, and program development in STEM […]

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Science Communication Fellowship for Formal and Informal Educators

For: School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Fellowships, Professional Development, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

Science Communication Fellowship The Ocean Exploration Trust’s Science Communication Fellowship (SCF) Program immerses formal and informal educators in the Nautilus Corps of Exploration and empowers them to bring ocean exploration – specifically in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) – […]

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STEM Volunteer Virtual Training Series

For: Business and Industry, Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, School AdministratorsResource Type(s): Professional Development, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

The STEM Volunteer Virtual Training series was launched in August 2015. The series is a quarterly virtual training to provide tips, information, and resources for federal STEM professionals interested in volunteering. This page has presentation and videos from the training […]

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STEM in 30

For: Parents, Students, Teachers

STEM in 30 is an interactive STEM educational program consisting of webcasts designed to engage middle school students in STEM topics. These live 30 minute webcasts are interactive, students can chat with experts, submit questions, take polls, discover related content […]

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You Be The Chemist Essential Elements℠

For: Business and Industry, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Competitions, Lesson Plans, Professional Development, STEM in schools

You Be The Chemist Essential Elements℠ workshop is a free professional development opportunity offered through the Chemical Educational Foundation® (CEF). Essential Elements workshops are for K-8 educators – our “essential elements” in education – who are interested in teaching chemistry concepts […]

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You Be The Chemist ® Activity Guides

For: School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Curriculum, Lesson Plans, STEM in schools

The You Be The Chemist ® Activity Guides from the Chemical Educational Foundation® (CEF) are free lesson plans for grades K-8 that feature fun, hands-on science activities. These award-winning, user-friendly teaching aids are the perfect way to introduce important science concepts […]

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Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy

For: School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Professional Development, STEM in schools

NSTA and the Northrop Grumman Foundation have announced the launch of the Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy for middle school physical science, engineering, and technology teachers (grades 5–8). The Academy is designed to help enhance teacher confidence and classroom excellence […]

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FutureMakers

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Curriculum, Lesson Plans, Out-of-School Time Programs, STEM in schools

FutureMakers is a team of STEAM coaches that bring Maker Education – makerspaces, tinkering, project based learning, creative technologies, applied design and art – to in- and out-of-school time learning spaces in greater DC. From pop-up “in house fied trips”, […]

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Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

For: School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Fellowships, Professional Development, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

Our program recruits STEM professionals to become teachers in high-need schools across Indiana, Georgia and New Jersey immersing them in a clinical experience. Our Fellows participate in a rigorous yearlong master’s program and then commit to teach for 3 years […]

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Family Strengthening Collaboration

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, StudentsResource Type(s): Out-of-School Time Programs, School Year Programs, Summer Programs, Weekend Programs, Year Long Programs

The Family Strengthening Collaboration aims to help families in Southeast D.C. and to create a healthy socio-economic environment. They have many programs which can be found here. Their Digital Connectors program helps youth ages 14-21 explore careers in technology, digital arts […]

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Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction (CORI)

For: School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Curriculum, Lesson Plans, Professional Development, STEM in schools

Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction (CORI) is an instructional program that merges scientific conceptual knowledge and reading strategy instruction. The program is designed to foster reading understanding and engagement through engaging activities. CORI offers teaching guides and professional development.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters

For: Business and Industry, Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, StudentsResource Type(s): Out-of-School Time Programs, Year Long Programs

Big Brothers Big Sisters is a mentorship program for youth ages 7-18. Big Brothers Big Sisters works with the community, volunteers and parents/guardians to help the child achieve educational success, greater confidence, better relationships, higher aspirations and avoidance of risky […]

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Kid Power

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, StudentsResource Type(s): Out-of-School Time Programs, School Year Programs, Summer Programs, Year Long Programs

Kid Power offers daily after-school and summer programs for youth ages 7-18. Their Academic Power Hour is made up of homework help, literacy building activities and a STEM curriculum. In the Citizenship Project students complete the “Citizenship Workbook” curriculum which instructs […]

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Urban Alliance High School Internship Program

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, StudentsResource Type(s): Out-of-School Time Programs, Year Long Programs

The Urban Alliance High School Internship Program teaches high school seniors job skills. Students must be a senior in high school who is eligible for a half-day schedule. Once accepted students will work part-time during the school year and full […]

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NEMO

For: School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Curriculum, Lesson Plans, Next Generation Science Standards, Out-of-School Time Programs, School Year Programs, STEM in schools

NEMO (NOAA Enrichment Activities in Marine Science and Oceanography) is a curriculum designed to engage students in marine science. The curriculum contains 23 lessons on marine science activities for teachers of club organizers to use. The curriculum covers technology, geology, physics, […]

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Building Museum School Programs

For: School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Out-of-School Time Programs, School Year Programs, STEM in schools

The building museum school programs focus on instruction in engineering for students in pre-k through 9th grade. A variety of age specific programs are offered. These programs teach skills in engineering, science, math, visual arts, social studies, technological literacy and […]

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Hour of Code

For: Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Lesson Plans, STEM in schools

Hour of Code is an introduction to computer coding that only takes an hour. These introductory tutorials can be completed on computers, smartphones and tablets. People can organize Hour of Code in their schools or communities as well as completing […]

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KidzScience

For: Out-of-School Time, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Lesson Plans, Out-of-School Time Programs, Professional Development, School Year Programs, STEM in schools

KidzScience is an after school program designed to teach students in grades 3-5 science concepts. This program offers 15 kits which include materials and instructions for four lessons. Each session is approximately four minutes long and has three steps, engage, explore […]

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Google CS First

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Curriculum, Lesson Plans, Out-of-School Time Programs, School Year Programs, STEM in schools, Summer Programs, Weekend Programs

Google CS first provides free computer science enrichment materials for students grades 4-8. Clubs are run by community volunteers and/or teachers. There is no previous computer science experience necessary. The materials are video based and students will complete projects using […]

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CubeSat Competition

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, TeachersResource Type(s): Competitions, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

High school students may submit a mission design proposal for a CubeSat, which are small satellites approximately the size of a grapefruit with a volume of about one liter. Each winning team’s design will be built and launched into orbit […]

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Environmental Literacy Curricular Units

For: Out-of-School Time, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Lesson Plans, Next Generation Science Standards, Professional Development, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

During summer 2014, the Department of Energy and Environment, the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), and the DC Environmental Education Consortium worked with the Carnegie Academy of Science Education to organize and host a three-week Environmental Literacy […]

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Nature Works Everywhere Garden Grants

For: Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Funding, Out-of-School Time Programs, STEM in schools

  The Nature Works Everywhere program is currently accepting applications for garden grants during the 2015–16 school year. Grants will be given in the amount of $1,000 to $2,000 dependent upon the needs of the project. Funds may be used […]

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Live it Learn It

For: Out-of-School Time, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Common Core Math, Professional Development, STEM in schools

Live It Learn It provides rigorous and engaging opportunities for D.C. public school students to experience firsthand the treasures of the nation’s capital. By leveraging the city’s incredible resources as instructional tools, Live It Learn It helps ignite student curiosity […]

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Free Field trips to the Koshland Science Museum

For: Parents, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): School Year Programs, STEM in schools

The Koshland Science Museum is pleased to offer free field trips for all 5th-12th grade classes in the DC area. Group visits can either be self-guided or facilitated by one of our experienced educators. For more information or to book […]

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Saturday Environmental Academy

For: Out-of-School Time, ParentsResource Type(s): Out-of-School Time Programs, Weekend Programs

Calling 7th and 8th Graders Interested in the Environment!! The Anacostia Watershed Society’s Saturday Environmental Academy (SEA) offers FREE 10-week Saturday programs each fall and spring for seventh and eighth graders. Each Saturday from 8:45-1:00, students engage in environmental activities in their local environment. […]

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Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway Rubric Training Video

For: Out-of-School Time, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Measures for High Quality STEM, Professional Development, Rubric, STEM in schools, STEM Schools, Videos

The Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway initiative is built on the belief that school systems, individual schools, departments, or individual teachers can improve their STEM education practices through a positive, collaborative approach. In July 2015, the DC STEM Network hosted the Carnegie Science […]

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Next Generation Science Standards Training- Brett Moulding

For: Out-of-School Time, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Next Generation Science Standards, Out-of-School Time Programs, Professional Development, STEM in schools, STEM Schools, Videos

In July 2015, the DC STEM Network hosted Brett Moulding, one of the original authors of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), to train STEM ambassadors in the NGSS. Check out our three part video series from the event.  

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Children and Charity’s Science and Technology Program

For: Out-of-School Time, ParentsResource Type(s): Out-of-School Time Programs, Weekend Programs

Students from Kindergarten to 12th grade will receive science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM-based) instruction. Saturdays 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, September 19 to December 19, 2015. Apply online or visit their website for more information.

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Children and Charity International’s Afterschool Tutoring and Homework Help

For: Out-of-School Time, ParentsResource Type(s): Out-of-School Time Programs, School Year Programs

Students from Kindergarten to 8th grade will receive homework help and enrichment classes in mathematics, science, and language arts with opportunities to participate in other social activities. Monday to Friday 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm, September 14 to December 19, […]

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NGSS Commonalities with Common Core

For: School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Common Core Math, Next Generation Science Standards, Professional Development, Publication, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

There is a lot of overlap between the NGSS and the Common Core! The NGSS Venn Diagram shows the commonalities among practices in Science, Math, and English

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Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

For: Out-of-School Time, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Next Generation Science Standards, Professional Development, Publication, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

DC was an early adopter of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)! For more information, check out NGSS K-5 Practices Summary,  NGSS Matrices By Topic, Inside the NGSS Box, and the NGSS Dimensions Chart.

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Early Learning Standards

For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Common Core Math, Publication, Rubric, STEM in schools

The DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE)’s Division of Early Learning have published Early Learning Standards adopted by the State Board of Education. Check out OSSE’s website for links to the Early Learning Standards in 7 langauages!

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Resources for NGSS and ELL

For: Out-of-School Time, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Lesson Plans, Next Generation Science Standards, Professional Development, Publication, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

Check out this online list of resources for teaching NGSS to ELLs from Larry Ferlazzo. Sample resources include: Next Generation Science Standards and English-Learners is from Ed Week. Teaching Science to English Language Learners: What do the NGSS Tell Us? […]

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NGSS Learning Module

For: Out-of-School Time, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Common Core Math, Next Generation Science Standards, Professional Development, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

The DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) created online learning modules for the NGSS. From OSSE: The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) describe the key scientific ideas and engineering practices that all students should learn by the time […]

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How can you help your child succeed in Science?

For: Community Partners, Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Next Generation Science Standards, Publication

The DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) published a list of ways parents can help their children succeed in Science. Check out the publication for more information. From OSSE: Science is all around us! From investigating how […]

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8 Elements of Inclusive STEM Schools

For: Community Partners, School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Measures for High Quality STEM, STEM in schools, STEM Schools

From Outlier Research & Evaluation, CESME, University of Chicago: The STEM School Study (S3) team sat down with inclusive STEM school leaders from over 25 inclusive STEM schools and asked them to describe the parts of their schools that are […]

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Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway Rubric

For: School Administrators, TeachersResource Type(s): Measures for High Quality STEM, Rubric

The Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway initiative is built on the belief that school systems, individual schools, departments, or individual teachers can improve their STEM education practices through a positive, collaborative approach. Designed to help the widest possible range of school districts and […]

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BirdSleuth K-12 Curriculum

For: Out-of-School Time, TeachersResource Type(s): Curriculum, Lesson Plans, Out-of-School Time Programs

Investigating Evidence, one of BirdSleuth’s most successful free resources, has just been revitalized and is now in line with both Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards. From coming up with curious questions to drawing evidence-based conclusions…these lessons will help you guide […]

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DC STEM Network Partnership Packet

For: Business and Industry, Community Partners, Out-of-School TimeResource Type(s): Publication

The DC STEM Network’s Partnership Packet identifies ways for interested individuals and companies to become partners of the Network. For more information, please email info@dcstemnetwork.org

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