ASSET STEM Education announces Project-based Learning Through Teacher Externships, an innovative pilot program designed to provide you with an externship at a STEM-related business, where you'll observe firsthand the challenges your students will likely face in their future careers, acquire the knowledge and skills to equip them to tackle these challenges, and discover opportunities to bridge what they're learning in the classroom with the real world through project-based learning.
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For more information, download the Teacher Overview, or Click Here.
To register, or if you have questions, please contact Maleea Johnson via email at email@example.com or phone at 412-481-7320 ext. 201.
Space is limited; register by August 1 to guarantee your spot.
Project-based Learning Through Teacher Externships is sponsored by Arconic Foundation with additional support from Chevron, Consol Energy, and PPG Industries Inc.
Know a STEM professional or business that would be interested in participating? Contact Karen Ahearn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-481-7320 ext. 203.
Special Alert from the American Geosciences Institute
Earth Science Week 2017 Toolkits are available for advance orders now! The toolkit contains everything you need to prepare for Earth Science Week (October 8-14, 2017), which celebrates the theme "Earth and Human Activity."
To ensure that you are among the first to receive these exciting educational resources, order yours today. The Earth Science Week 2017 Toolkit includes:
Earth Science Week is an annual event that has been led by AGI along with its sponsors and the greater geoscience community since 1998. To mark the occasion of the 20th annual Earth Science Week, AGI and key program partners are offering many new materials, tools, and other resources for participants. The Earth Science Week 2017 Toolkit will ship starting in August 2017.
Under a new price structure, copies of the toolkit are free and available for the cost of shipping and handling ($8.50 for the first kit, $2.25 for each additional kit in the United States). For ordering, special shipping, bulk orders, and more information, visit Earth Science Week online or phone AGI Publications at 703-379-2480.
The American Geosciences Institute is a nonprofit federation of geoscientific and professional associations that represents more than 250,000 geologists, geophysicists and other earth scientists. Founded in 1948, AGI provides information services to geoscientists, serves as a voice of shared interests in the profession, plays a major role in strengthening geoscience education, and strives to increase public awareness of the vital role the geosciences play in society's use of resources, resiliency to natural hazards, and interaction with the environment. For contact information, please visit online.
Professional Online Supports for Teaching - The POST is an online newsletter that offers many resources including some for the NJSLS for science, otherwise known as the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), to make this implementation a smooth transition.
The current edition has links to STEM practice briefs, NGSS Early Implementer Districts’
lessons learned about professional learning, and information about the August 21, 2017 solar eclipse.
Application for the 2017 Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards is Now Available
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is pleased to announce that the application for the 2017 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards is now available. Completed applications must be received at DEP by September 29.
The Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards Program is New Jersey’s premier awards program for recognizing outstanding environmental performance, programs and projects throughout the state. These awards recognize individuals, businesses, institutions, communities, organizations, educators, youth and others who have made significant contributions to environmental protection in New Jersey.....
The screencast of the final NGSS webinar of the program year has been posted on the NAGT/AGI collaboration website.
The webinar, NGSS Across the Sciences Curriculum, happened May 11 and featured presentations from Dr. Jo Ellen Roseman (American Association for the Advancement of Science), Dr. James Kessler (American Chemical Society), and Dr. Aleeza Oshry (Howard Hughes Medical Institute).
You can see the screencast, the presentation slides, and additional resources from the presenters on the webinar page.
Mark your calendars now for the first webinar of next program year. On Speptember 14, we will have a webinar entitled Achieve Resources and Tools for NGSS Implementation featuring a presentation from Matt Krehbiel of Achieve, Inc. Read more about the webinar and pre-register at