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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.

News

Video: What it’s like to be part of Gamma Phi Circus article thumbnailVideo: What it’s like to be part of Gamma Phi CircusJunior math major Thomas Kawalek is one of Gamma Phi's student leaders this year. He’s proud to live up to Gamma Phi's values: Commitment, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Unity, and Service, or CIRCUS. ...
Authors of Picking Cotton to headline Science and Technology Week article thumbnailAuthors of Picking Cotton to headline Science and Technology WeekJennifer Thompson and Ronald Cotton, co-authors of the New York Times best-selling book Picking Cotton, will be the keynote speakers for Illinois State University’s Science and Technology Week, April 6 to 10. Science and Technology Week events are sponsored by the College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST). ...
Pranshoo Solanki, Bharat Dash receive best paper award article thumbnailPranshoo Solanki, Bharat Dash receive best paper awardDepartment of Technology faculty member Pranshoo Solanki and student Bharat Dash were recently presented with the Russell Ackoff Award for Best Paper at the 30th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management in Philadelphia. ...
Laying the foundation for study abroad in Israel article thumbnailLaying the foundation for study abroad in IsraelAssociate Professor Michael Gizzi traveled to Israel for two weeks in February to help lay the groundwork for a possible study abroad trip for Illinois State students to Israel and Palestine. ...
ISU alum reports for duty when health emergency strikes article thumbnailISU alum reports for duty when health emergency strikesIllinois State alumna Laurie (Howard) Jones, who works at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is part of the U.S. government's Ebola response team.  ...

Association News

What is Integrated STEM Education?

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

White House Science Fair Puts Whiz Kids in a Serious SpotlightWhether he's shooting off a marshmallow cannon or pedaling a bike-powered water sanitation system, President Barack Obama looks forward to the White House Science Fair as a day to be shocked and awed by school-age whiz kids. ...
Carroll County Public Schools Transforms Math Instruction through Expanded Partnership with Discovery EducationCarroll County Public Schools, Maryland’s ninth largest school system, announced today a deepening of its partnership with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K–12 classrooms. ...
Spotlight on Math: Strategies for Addressing the Most Challenging Math Standards – MeasurementData collected from over 750,000 students using i-Ready® Diagnostic & Instruction show that measurement is one of the most challenging math domains for students. ...

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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