From the federal government to science museums, universities, and professional societies like the American Society for Engineering Education, summer learning opportunities for STEM teachers abound. Apply for these 2017 institutes and workshops today!
What sparks invention? Find answers on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s updated website for kids, teens, teachers, and parents. Highlights include a video series on innovation created with NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation that covers topics from 3-D printing to self-driving cars to synthetic diamonds. There also are videos showcasing teen inventors, inventor trading cards, and a “cool IP” timeline of historic patents.