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Family Science Day Solar Car Challenge
Family Science Day is an annual event hosted by CeMaST to excite and interest students and families in STEM fields in our society.
CeMaST hosted the Normal Pit Stop of the American Solar Challenge.
CeMaST and the Center for Renewable Energy are working to create the Illinois Pathways Energy Learning Exchange which features a series of orientation and advanced pathway courses.

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High school students research robots, cures at ISU summer academy article thumbnailHigh school students research robots, cures at ISU summer academyForty-seven high school students have been getting a taste of the college life this week at Illinois State through the annual Illinois Summer Research Academy.  ...
Collection Spotlight: Women’s Physical Education Majors (PEM) Club article thumbnailCollection Spotlight: Women’s Physical Education Majors (PEM) ClubWhile there have been hundreds of registered student organizations in ISU's history, only one club focused on women and their love for their chosen major, physical education. Researchers using the Women's Physical Education Majors (PEM) Club collection can see how this club became a campus staple through its many sponsored co-ed activities and events. ...
CJS student spends time in Croatia article thumbnailCJS student spends time in CroatiaDepartment of Criminal Justice Sciences student Richard Bey shared his thoughts on studying abroad in Croatia. ...
FCS student gets hands-on experience at new Hy-Vee store article thumbnailFCS student gets hands-on experience at new Hy-Vee storeVivian Lau is a graduate student in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences studying food, nutrition, and dietetics. Lau is working as a dietetic intern at the new Hy-Vee store in Bloomington. ...
Department of Agriculture to host annual Harvey S. Woods Golf Classic July 24 article thumbnailDepartment of Agriculture to host annual Harvey S. Woods Golf Classic July 24Illinois State University's Department of Agriculture will host the annual Harvey S. Woods Golf Classic Friday, July 24, at the Weibring Golf Club in Normal. ...

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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

The Connection Between Real Life and MathWhen it comes to math, I can imagine cold fear running down the center of many parents’ spines. I get it. I teach high school math, and I know the public has a love-hate relationship with it. (Minus the love.) ...
Program Helps Fifth Graders Make Sense of Their Financial FuturesThe first time some students learn about finances is during a high school economics class. Others learn by trial and error, but one program in the Tampa Bay area already has a history of helping students get an early start on making sense of their finances. ...
Connected Teaching and Learning Tip: Let it GoWhat if educators listened to Frozen’s Queen Elsa a little more and “Let it Go”? Technology integration in the classrooms tends to stall when educators get in the way. Schools take steps to prevent this — professional development, educator resources, strategic rollout initiatives — and yet incorporating technology into the classroom remains a challenge for many sites. How do we change this? ...

National Science Teachers Association (NTSA)

NSF Grant to Promote Scientific Research Activities in SchoolsStudents and teachers will have the chance to engage in their own hands-on scientific research, thanks to a new five-year, $7.3 million "citizen science" initiative, led by North Carolina State University, from the National Science Foundation. ...
NSTA’s Citizen Science Brings Biology to LifeThe editors of NSTA’s new book Citizen Science have a straightforward goal: to inspire you to engage your students through public collaboration in scientific research—also known as citizen science. ...
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