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14 Friday

Yunzhou "Joe" Chai, Ph.D., P.E., Environmental Research Scientist of Dow Chemical Company and Toxicology & Environmental Research & Consulting (TERC) will present a seminar titled: Persistent Organic Contaminants in Soils and Sediments: Environmental Fate, Risk and Remediation at 2:00 p.m. at the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute, Multipurpose Room, Lake Michigan Center, 740 W. Shoreline Drive, Muskegon, MI.

11 Tuesday

Workshop for Secondary Math Teachers: Orchestrating Mathematical Discussions. Workshop continues November 17 and December 13, 2016. 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Montcalm Area ISD. Register online at the MAISD website.

22 Saturday

Energizing Our World Saturday Event. The event will be held at the GVSU Allendale Campus in the Seymour Energizing Our World Saturday Event. The event will be held at the GVSU Allendale Campus Seymour and Esther Padnos Hall of Science.  The camp will be held 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., October 22, 2016. Participants must be in grades 6th - 8th.  For more information, including the brochure and registration form, visit the webpage. For questions on the event, please contact the RMSC at (616) 331-2267. Registration is closed.

Chemistry at the Mall. Solving Mysteries through Chemistry is the theme of this year's Chemistry at the Mall. All activities are free and open to the public. The event will be held at the Woodland Mall near Macy's from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, October 22, 2016. For more information, visit the Western Michigan ACS website.


5 Saturday

Fourth Annual Math-Team-Matics Competition, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Mackinac Hall, GVSU Allendale Campus. The event is open to teams of 5 students in 7th-10th grade. There will be a 7th & 8th grade division as well as a 9th & 10th grade division. Find out more at the Competition Problems or Event Rules pages.  To learn more, visit the Math-Team-Matics website.

Beekeeping 101 Class w/ Don Snoeyink of Thornapple Woodlands. Cost: $65/Individual.  Space is limited: prepayment will hold your spot in class. Registration deadline is October 21, 2016. RSVP Courtney Cheers  at  or call (616) 987-2565

16 Wednesday

32nd annual Fall Science Update hosted by the Regional Math and Science Center at Grand Valley State University on the GVSU Allendale campus.  8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Mark your calendar and watch for more details at .  The brochure and registration will be available in October. 

2017 February

10-11 Friday – Saturday

GVSU and the Grand Rapids Public Museum host the Roger That! Design Challenge and symposium at GVSU’s downtown campus (Kennedy Hall & Eberhard Center) and Grand Rapids Public Museum. Visit for more details.

25 Saturday

Math in Action - Making Math Meaningful, 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Mackinac Hall, Allendale Campus Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401. For more information about the conference go to the website.

2017 March

10 Friday

Deadline for submitting a poster to the 2016 Michigan Statistics Poster Competition for K-12. Posters can (and should) be registered through the competition website For more information, contact event organizer Dan Adrian at (616) 331-3968 or email