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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

Oct25
Climate Science and the ACS Toolkit10/25/14 at 9:00 AMSee Event Website - Online
Smart Grid for Schools Workshop10/25/14 at 9:00 AMSee Event Website - Online
Nov7
Smart Grid for Schools Workshop11/7/14 at 8:30 AMSee Event Website - Online
Nov8
Climate Science and the ACS Toolkit11/8/14 at 9:00 AMSee Event Website - Online

News

Future doctors find ally in special ISU advisor article thumbnailFuture doctors find ally in special ISU advisorGetting into medical school is hard. Even the application is tricky. That’s the challenge ahead for Illinois State senior Jesse Nelson, but he’s not facing it alone.  ...
ISU Solar Car Team invited to race in Abu Dhabi article thumbnailISU Solar Car Team invited to race in Abu DhabiFrom its very humble beginnings in 2005, the Illinois State University Solar Car Team has evolved into a world-class competitor.  ...
Video: Christian Stoinev returns to Illinois State article thumbnailVideo: Christian Stoinev returns to Illinois StateThe Gamma Phi Circus star was in Normal rehearsing for his next appearance but took time out to visit the Thomas Metcalf School and a broadcasting class in Fell Hall. ...
CAST interns spend eventful summer in Washington, D.C. article thumbnailCAST interns spend eventful summer in Washington, D.C.Every summer, the Washington, D.C., internship program is available to students in good academic standing within the College of Applied Science and Technology. ...
A Day in the Life of a CAST Alum: Ryan Snyder, Agriculture article thumbnailA Day in the Life of a CAST Alum: Ryan Snyder, AgricultureThe College of Applied Science and Technology's A Day in the Life of a CAST Alum series is designed to shed some light on how CAST alumni spend their days. ...

Association News

What is Integrated STEM Education?

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

Math is a Verb14326For most people, the word mathematics is a noun. But for many people in different cultures, math is not simply something they learn in school but something they do as an intrinsic part of their everyday lives. Math is a Verb: Activities and Lessons from Cultures Around the World provides culturally situated examples, each linked to Common Core objectives that show how math can be so much more than a story problem or an exercise in a worksheet with little or no context. Use code SOC25 to receive 25% off by September 30! ...
Head TechBlogarithmEvery day it seems like K–12 students have more powerful tech tools at their disposal. But what are they to do with these tools? And when is it appropriate for them to use these tools? Read the latest MTMS blog of Blogarithm: Standards of Mathematical Practice in the Middle Grades. ...
CBMS National ForumCBMS LogoThe Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (CBMS) National Forum will be at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Reston, Virginia, October 5–7. The focus and theme will be on building student success in the first two years of college math. This will continue and expand the work begun at our previous national forums. These previous four forums have focused upon K–12 mathematics education and the lifelong education of K–12 teachers. Register by September 25! ...

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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