Advancing Excellence in STEM Education
From the Regional Math & Science Center at Grand Valley State University
October 2018 | Volume 25, Number 6
Join the Boy Scouts for STEM Quest - October 20
STEM Quest is a premiere event hosted by the Michigan Crossroads Council Boy Scouts of America STEM program where Scouts and Non-Scouting families are able to spend the day engaging in hands-on STEM activities provided by 12+ program partners from around the area. Anyone and everyone is welcome and the event is open to all ages K-12 and beyond, as well as teachers looking for program partners to collaborate in their STEM based classes.
Monthly Newsletter Features
RMSC Director’s Notes
Monthly Updates from the Director's Desk
Join Us for Our Open House!
Connections for the STEM Classroom
GVSU faculty and area experts provide engaging ideas on current topics in research and education
Newest Beckman Scholars will Research Antibiotic Resistance and Parkinson's Disease
Calendar of Events
Fall Science Update Conference - Register today!
The GVSU Regional Math and Science Center is excited to host the 35th annual Fall Science Update conference, which will be held on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 on the GVSU Allendale campus!
This year's theme is Inspiring Science.
Middle School Students - Register Today for "Energizing Our World" Saturday at GVSU! - October 20
Energizing Our World is designed to spark interest in renewable energy. Students will participate in activities that provide hands-on experiences with a variety of renewable energy sources.
Register Your Students Now for the Genetic Update Conference! - November 5
Please join us for the annual Genetic Update Conference presented by Dr. Sam Rhine. Sam's conference is packed with the newest discoveries and applications in medical genetics and tissue engineering.
Science on Tap Explains the Internet as “A Series of Tubes” - October 11
Have you ever wondered how those emails from rich Nigerian princes get here all the way from Nigeria? Or how you can watch that 20 minute long Vine compilation while you’re 35,000 feet above ground?
Experience Chemistry at the Mall on Saturday, October 20
Please join the Western Michigan local section of the American Chemical Society as they host Chemistry at the Mall on Saturday, October 20.
Wittenbach Center offers a Native Seed Propagation Workshop
Native Plants are the preferred species for habitat restoration and conservation projects. They are becoming more sought after for residential landscaping as well.
Announcing the 2019 Statistics Poster Competition for K-12
The Department of Statistics at Grand Valley State University (GVSU), the Regional Math and Science Center at GVSU, and the Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics are pleased to announce the 2019 Michigan Statistics Poster Competition for K-12.
Save the Date for Math in Action Conference
Math in Action presents lively and informative discussions of current issues in mathematics education while providing an opportunity for practicing PreK -12 teachers, prospective teachers, curriculum directors, and college and university faculty to share ideas, concerns, and resources.