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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.

Events

Jun21
Illinois Summer Research Academy6/21/15 at 4:00 PMSee Event Website - Online

News

Illinois State recognized for cyber defense education article thumbnailIllinois State recognized for cyber defense educationThe Center for Information Assurance and Security Education (CIASE) in Illinois State University’s School of Information Technology has once again been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.  ...
Family and Consumer Sciences annual awards ceremony article thumbnailFamily and Consumer Sciences annual awards ceremonyThe Department of Family and Consumer Sciences holds an annual awards ceremony to recognize students and faculty for their achievements.  ...
ISU’s Ewing Cultural Center offers internship like no other article thumbnailISU’s Ewing Cultural Center offers internship like no otherInterns expect to work in a cramped cubicle. So Amanda Elston felt pretty good when she pulled up to a $22.5 million home and climbed the circular staircase to the office on her first day at Ewing Cultural Center.  ...
A Day in the Life of a CAST Alum: Scott Tosi, Military Science article thumbnailA Day in the Life of a CAST Alum: Scott Tosi, Military ScienceThe College of Applied Science and Technology's "A Day in the Life of a CAST Alum" series is designed to shed light on how CAST alumni spend their days.  ...
ISU’s Child Care Center celebrates an UnBirthday Party article thumbnailISU’s Child Care Center celebrates an UnBirthday PartyOn May 6, the Illinois State University Child Care Center held an UnBirthday Party for the children and their parents, their grandparents, and other family members.  ...

Association News

What is Integrated STEM Education?

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

Roosevelt students make math funOn Monday, Roosevelt Elementary School fifth graders took math to the great outdoors. The students took a trip to Wall Park to do various math-themed games and activities. Carmen Zeisler, a fifth grade teacher at Roosevelt Elementary, said it's a fun way for children to learn at the end of the school year. ...
Students go into the wild to learn science (and math)Olivia and about 120 of her classmates spent the day at the preserve, located just outside Fremont. Fremont City Schools officials have been planning the field trip since last summer to fit in with the science curriculum, said Denice Hirt, director of curriculum, assessment and staff development. ...
Concerns Regarding the Use of EdReports Mathematics Materials ReviewsRecently EdReports has undertaken the work of reviewing instructional materials for their alignment to the Common Core State Standards. Unfortunately, the EdReports methodology, including its evaluation tool and process, has produced reviews that fall short of providing useful and accurate information about many critical features of materials that they reviewed. ...

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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