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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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News

Upcoming Fall 2015 School of IT events article thumbnailUpcoming Fall 2015 School of IT eventsFall 2015 is full of activities in the School of Information Technology, including many opportunities for alumni and friends to interact with students and others. ...
Field Experience: Professors reflect on agriculture and teaching article thumbnailField Experience: Professors reflect on agriculture and teachingFour recently retired agriculture professors have a combined 130 years teaching at Illinois State. They reflect on what has changed, what hasn’t, and what is to come.  ...
ISU agriculture alum scores with Blackhawks corn maze article thumbnailISU agriculture alum scores with Blackhawks corn mazeA family farm turned agritourism destination co-owned by Illinois State alum Ryan Richardson '03 just unveiled a massive corn maze intricately designed to honor the Stanley Cup-winning Blackhawks. ...
Changing the face of the technology workforce article thumbnailChanging the face of the technology workforceUnderrepresented groups are not finding the paths to jump into the technology boom. Professor of Technology Anu Gokhale is part of an initiative to change that. ...
Video: Brazilian students spend summer at Horticulture Center article thumbnailVideo: Brazilian students spend summer at Horticulture CenterIllinois State’s latest crop of visiting students from Brazil are digging deep into the science of horticulture this summer through an internship at the University’s outdoor laboratory. ...

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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

NCTM Accepting Applications From Music Projects to Teach Pre-K-2 MathematicsNCTM is accepting applications from teachers of pre-K-2 mathematics for projects that incorporate music into the elementary school classroom as a way to help young students learn mathematics. ...
The Math Forum Joins NCTMThe Math Forum, an extensive online resource for the mathematics education community with nearly 100,000 subscribers, will become a part of NCTM. The merger, which was announced to attendees at Twitter Math Camp at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, will consolidate the resources of the two organizations. ...
They're No. 1: U.S. Wins Math Olympiad For First Time In 21 YearsThis week, the top-ranked math students from high schools around the country went head-to-head with competitors from more than 100 countries at the International Mathematical Olympiad in Chiang Mai, Thailand. And, for the first time in more than two decades, they won. ...

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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