Engaging and Advancing Learners of Math and Science, Pre-K to Grey

From the Regional Math & Science Center at Grand Valley State University
March 2019 | Volume 26, Number 2

Visit the STEM Excitement at the Region 12 Science Olympiad and FIRST Robotics Tournaments!

On Saturday, March 23, 2019, on the Grand Valley State University Allendale campus, thousands of our the best and brightest middle and high school students in West Michigan will be competing in the Region 12 Michigan Science Olympiad tournament AND the FIRST Robotics competition.

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Science Olympiad

RMSC Director’s Notes

Semi-monthly Updates from the Director's Desk

Scientists (Start) to Take Over Congress


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Calendar of Events


Connections for the STEM Classroom

Tessie & Bessie: Learning from conjoined female newborn Holstein calves
A Short History, 2014-Present
By Tim Strickler, Biomedical Science, Grand Valley State University

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See Research in Action at GVSU

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship at GVSU cordially invites all area middle/high school students and teachers to attend the 23rd annual Student Scholars Day on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

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STEPS activity

STEPS Camp for Girls - Apply Today!

The Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing will be hosting the 18th annual STEPS (Science Technology & Engineering Preview Summer) Camp for Girls this June. 

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Middle School Students - Attend the FREE "Energizing Our World" Camp at GVSU This Summer!

Energizing Our World is a four-day camp designed to spark interest in renewable energy.

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Energizing our World camp

Students - Join the Fun at sHaPe Health Professions Camp!

sHaPe (Summer Health Activities and Professions Exploration) is a four-day introduction to health careers for boys and girls currently in middle school.

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Students with snake

Bring the Zoo to your classroom to celebrate March is Reading Month!

A special, discounted Travel Zoo is being offered by John Ball Zoo for the month of March.

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GVSU Offers Climate Change Education Solutions Summit for K-12 Educators

GVSU College of Liberal Arts and Science and Regional Math and Science Center welcome you to the Climate Change Education Solutions Summit for K-12 educators, which will take place June 12, 2019 in the Kirkhof Center on the GVSU main campus in Allendale.

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Making Waves

Be a Part of the GVSU Making Waves Initiative

Making Waves about Water is a University initiative to create collaboration across the Grand Valley State University campus among students, faculty, and staff, as well as the community.

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Science on the Grand STEAM Conference Helps Educators Create Inquiry-Based Learning Environments

K-12 educators who are looking for professional development this summer will find it at Science on the Grand: A STEAM Conference for inquiry-based Instruction. Science on the Grand gives educators an immersive, two-day experience with sessions focused on classroom culture development and STEAM integration.

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Van Andel Science

Be Part of the World’s Largest Periodic Table!

The Western Michigan local section of the American Chemical Society and the GVSU Chemistry Department are looking for groups to help make the world’s largest Periodic Table to celebrate the 2019 "International Year of the Periodic Table"!

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A PAID Summer Physics/Astronomy Research Experience for a Grade 7-12 Teacher is Available at Michigan Technological University

This on-campus summer research experience will allow you to become immersed in a research project in the field of modern-day astrophysics which can be translated into fresh perspectives on the material that you teach.

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