STEM Teacher Resources

Exposition Park Regional Library – Educator Ice Cream Social, Sept 24

Girls Build Application Opens August 15th!
LA Promise Fund selects 50 teams to compete in the Girls Build Challenge. Each team selected to participate will receive grant funding and training to implement an organic, community-based, and data-driven solution to their challenge.

Girls Build Summit September 28th
The Girls Build Summit is an annual event open to all public high schools in LA County. This year’s keynote address will be given by Shonda Rhimes

The JPL Invention Challenge Registration Deadline: September 29, 2018
In its 21st year, JPL Invention Challenge will feature the “Upright Pipe Contest.” Teams are to create a device that can position a plastic pipe resting on two support stands into a vertical position atop a small platform in under 60 seconds.
Visit JPL Invention Challenge for more Information, rules, and forms

QuestBridge connects the nation’s brightest students from low-income backgrounds with leading institutions of higher education such as USC and further opportunities.
Current seniors who have shown outstanding academic ability despite financial challenges can apply for the National College Match .The application deadline is September 27, 2018.
Current juniors who have shown outstanding academic ability despite financial challenges can apply for the College Prep Scholars Program . The application will open in early 2019 and is due in March 2019.

Hitachi Celebrates Science Day
Friday, October 12, 3:30 – 5:45 p.m.
California Science Center
Meet Emiew the Humanoid Robot created by Hitachi. This event is ideal for elementary and middle-school aged children. See attached flyer for more information.  View a video of Emiew in action

Take The Female Lead 

 The National Girls Collaborative is promoting the book  The Female Lead Seeing is Believing by giving schools the free book and teaching materials. Order yours now !

Teacher Advisor With Watson

Teacher Advisor With Watson, a free online tool powered by IBM Watson artificial intelligence technology to help them confidentially access targeted Watson plans and video for math instruction.
 

Research Experience for Teachers (RET)

TANMS Research Experience for Teacher (RET) is a 6-week, full-time, research-based summer professional development program that provides hands-on, cross-disciplinary research experiences for high school teachers and community college professors.

Coding in English Class? Yes! And in Your Class Too!

Tips to create your own coding lessons or units from onine programs that allow students to work at their own pace. Click here for more info

Engineering Go For It

A variety of tools to boost your students’ math and science skills, enliven the classroom with engineering projects, expand your own professional horizons and stay informed.Subscribe, and a newsletter with updated features will arrive in your in-box every month.

 Meteorite Exhibit

When: Every Monday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Westwood,UCLA Meteorite Gallery,
595 Charles Young Drive East, L.A.
Cost: Free
Target Audience: General Public
Type of Event: Exhibit
Event Summary:
The UCLA Collection of Meteorites is the largest in West Coast, over 2500 samples from 1500 different meteorites .About 100 of these are exhibited in the Meteorite Gallery.