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Calendar of Events


March


15-17  Wednesday through Friday
MACUL (Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning) Conference - Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan. macul.org

24-25   Friday and Saturday
Michigan Science Teachers Association 64th Annual Conference is "Putting Legs on the New Science Standards" at the Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI. Watch for more details at www.msta-mich.org

25  Saturday
The Jenison Girls in STEM club will be hosting the Women in STEM Brunch as a casual, meet-and-greet style event designed to connect high school girls, female faculty from local colleges and universities, and women who work in STEM industries from  10 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Jenison High School, 2140 Bauer Rd., Jenison MI 49428.  To register, use https://goo.gl/E6Z8br.  Questions can be sent to: aputti@jpsonline.org


May


17 Wednesday
SCICON 2017 at Kent ISD for a one day conference with this year’s theme of  “Building Student Curiosity by Changing Classroom Practices” with  keynote speaker  Wendy Johnson.  For more information and registration, visit http://kentisdscicon.weebly.com/


June


19-22 and 26-29  Mondays through Thursday
STEPS Engineering Camp for girls.  GVSU Padnos College of Engineering and Computing.  STEPS is an aviation-themed day camp introduction to technology and engineering.  Participants in the camp will design, build, and fly a radio controlled airplane.  Flight and manufacturing technology are fully explored with classes in aerodynamics, flight simulation, computer aided drafting and 3D printing, biomedical engineering, a programming Arduino class, and more. For more information and registration visit gvsu.edu/steps .

20-22 Tuesday - Thursday
Energizing Our World is a three-day camp designed to spark interest in renewable energy.  Middle School students will participate in activities that provide hands-on experiences with a variety of renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind, and hydro power. The camp will be held at GVSU’s Allendale Campus on Tuesday-Thursday, June 20-22, 2017 from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm.  For more information, click here or contact the RMSC at (616) 331-2267 or Chelsea Ridge at ridgec@gvsu.edu


July


17-20 Monday through Thursday
sHaPe Health Professions Camp at the GVSU College of Health Professions.  sHaPe (Summer Health Activities and Professions Exploration) is a one-week day program introduction to the Health Professions for boys and girls currently in 7th and 8th grades.Students in sHaPe have the opportunity to study anatomy, physiology, and personal health and fitness.  They explore the professions of medical lab science, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant, public health, radiation therapy, sonography, sports medicine, and therapeutic recreation.  For more information, visit gvsu.edu/shape .