STEM-ulating Activities on Human Ecology🌱

| September 8, 2020
Virtual STEM Workshops at the 2020 Conference
Featuring: ‘STEM-ulating Activities on Human Ecology’
The 2020 School’s Out, Make It Count Conference — taking place virtually from October 10th – 30th — will feature more than 60 virtual workshops, including seven sessions devoted to STEM learning.
One such workshop is STEM-ulating Activities on Human Ecology, presented by Marni Landry of Grand Canyon University. Join Marni’s virtual session to discover innovative ways to teach about human-environmental interactions, while also building STEM skills. Hands-on activities address natural resource use, population trends, wildlife habit, fresh water and our changing climate. Activity formats include games of strategy, cooperative-group problem-solving and role-playing simulations. All participants will receive access to activity plans in an electronic format.
Embry-Riddle STEM Virtual Programs Available to Arizona Students and Educators
The STEM Outreach Office at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott Campus has announced the launch of new virtual outreach programs for the fall 2020 semester. The virtual program offerings include planetarium presentations, tours of facilities, hands-on demonstrations using basic household items, math-themed problem-solving scenarios, and mini-courses in Embry-Riddle programs. Educators can shape their ideal virtual experience through a reservation form and conversation with STEM Outreach staff. The program can also be tailored for educators using distance (online) or hybrid learning styles with students participating from home.
National Weather Service Educational Resources
Education is a key component toward meeting the National Weather Service mission of protecting lives and property. Educating individuals of all ages about weather, water, and climate phenomena and how to remain safe from weather hazards provides the initial foundation toward building a Weather-Ready Nation. Check out their virtual lessons, games, and videos to explore weather science with kids.
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