Spring Flower STEM Investigation for Preschoolers

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With Spring in the air, we thought we’d share these fun and easy spring STEM activities you can do at home! Check out the list below: https://lifeovercs.com/spring-flower-stem-investigation-pre…/ https://paintcutpaste.com/color-changing-carnations/ https://www.playdoughtoplato.com/cloud-in-a-jar/ https://www.rookieparenting.com/do-plants-breathe-science-e…/ https://thestemlaboratory.com/sprout-house/#_a5y_p=5152342

CLASSROOM GRANT OPPORTUNITY INSPIRES TEACHERS TO PROVIDE HANDS-ON STEM LEARNING

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Contact: Kaitlin Felsted, Marketing Communications Specialist STEM Action Center 801-673-7601 kfelsted@utah.gov Classroom Grant Opportunity Inspires Teachers to Provide Hands-On STEM Learning Students raise and release trout into the Ogden River after receiving a STEM Classroom Grant SALT LAKE CITY – As recipients of the Utah STEM Action Center’s PreK-12 Classroom Grant, Da Vinci Academy kindergarten students will release trout they … Read More

Offer Computer Science in our public schools

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America should be a leader in computer science education, yet today most schools don’t even offer this foundational subject. Please join the CEOs, governors, and education leaders below and ask Congress to support computer science in every K-12 school – for our children, and for their future. Every student in America should have this opportunity. Dear Members of Congress and fellow Americans, … Read More

FREE EDUCATOR WORKSHOP: “WATER RUNS THROUGH THIS BOOK”

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In this workshop, author Nancy Bo Flood will present information about the beauty, mystery, and power of water with the goal of increasing a love affair between participants and water. Basic concepts about water cycles, conservation, watershed, etc., will be discussed. The heart of this workshop will be a variety of hands-on-activities for educators to bring to their classrooms (STEM … Read More

Girl Power: STEM gender diversity increases in Southern Utah Read more: KCSG Television – Girl Power STEM gender diversity increases in Southern Utah

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  CEDAR CITY, Utah — According to the National Center for Education Statistics, more than 57 percent of college undergraduates are women, yet only 18 percent progress into STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) as a career. Despite this national need for a female presence in computing and technology workplaces, southern Utah is showing initiative on this front. The National … Read More

Beehive Academy Wins State Lego Robotics Title, to compete at Internationals

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  By Julie Slama | julie@mycityjournals.com Sandy – While sitting at Utah Valley University on Jan. 30, listening to groups receive special trophies at the state championship of the first Lego robotics competition, several Beehive Science & Technology Academy students said they gave up hope at winning an award. “Everyone was sad, especially after working hard on the robot design, and … Read More

STEM PREK-12 CLASSROOM GRANT

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Jackie Moynihan, with our STEM Action Center team, visited Ruth Cheeseman at Bluffdale Elementary to see their Classroom Grant in action! Check out these fun photos showing how these students learned about volcanoes! You can learn more about the STEM Classroom Grant by visitinghttps://stem.utah.gov/for-educators/grant-opportunities/ See how past Classroom Grant Awardees have utilized the grant by visiting https://stem.utah.gov/classroomgrantexamples/

CenturyLink Donates $10,000 to STEM Education

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Ogden High School student recognized at April 1 Jazz game CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) presented a $10,000 donation to the Utah STEM Action Center at halftime of the Utah Jazz-Minnesota Timberwolves game on Friday, April 1. The contribution will support STEM’s efforts to promote the best educational practices in math and science studies that align with industry needs and support … Read More