Posted on November 1st, 2015 by Mary Lord
Ever wonder who sets STEM education policy – or yearn to influence it? Apply to become an Einstein Fellow and spend a year at the Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, NASA, NOAA, or a congressional office.
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Tags: Department of Energy, Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program, NASA, NOAA, NSF, Programs for Teachers, Public Policy, Scholarships and Fellowships, STEM education, Teacher Resources, Teacher Training, Washington
Posted on October 12th, 2012 by Jaimie Schock
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl is a nationwide academic competition that tests students’ knowledge in all areas of science. High school and middle school students are quizzed in a fast paced question-and-answer format similar to Jeopardy. Competing teams from diverse backgrounds are comprised of four students, one alternate, and a teacher who serves as an advisor and coach.
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Tags: Competition, Competitions for Students, Competitions for Teachers, Contest, Contests, Department of Energy, Science Contest, STEM competition, U.S. Department of Energy
Posted on August 30th, 2010 by Jaimie Schock
ScienceEducation.gov supports cyber-learning and open participation with lesson plans, curricula, classroom activities, homework help, and professional development information. There are more than 35,000 web pages of STEM content available.
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Tags: Class Activities, Curriculum, Department of Energy, Internet Resources, Lesson Plans, NASA, NOAA, Professional Development, Web Resources
Posted on February 10th, 2010 by ASEE
The Department of Energy Academies Creating Teacher Scientists (DOE ACTS) program provides STEM educators (Grades 5-12) with sustained, intensive professional development that is experientially based and utilizes the wealth of mentoring talent at DOE National Laboratories. Educators integrate the teaching of STEM disciplines with the practice of science, establish long-term relationships with their mentor scientists and teaching colleagues, transferring their experiences to the classroom. Application deadline: April 15, 2010. 2011 application information pending.
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Tags: Department of Energy, National Laboratories, Scholarships and Fellowships, Science Research, Summer Programs (Teachers)
Posted on December 12th, 2009 by ASEE
WASHINGTON, DC –The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science announced that high school and middle school science departments are now eligible to obtain surplus lab equipment from the DOE National Laboratories.
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Tags: Department of Energy, Free equipment, Science materials