STEM Teacher Resources

California Invention Convention – October 27th
Learn how your school can bring invention education into the classroom with a new initiative that engages and motivates students as they develop real-world skills.
The California Invention Convention (CAIC) is a new program and0
curriculum aligned to California Standards with resources for teachers and a statewide celebration to honor young inventors.
The CAIC Program Success workshop at the San Diego County Office of Education is designed for teachers unfamiliar with the CAIC program. Participants will learn more about the initiative and how to implement it at their site.
T he U.S. Navy will be hosting a free virtual field trip and providing exclusive access to one of their premiere science labs (Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center)
The Navy is encouraging classrooms interested in STEM to join this live stream and watch scientists perform experiments regarding “Ocean Light and Communication & Invisible Light”. Scientists will be exploring light in the atmosphere and the ocean as well as infrared light and laser systems.
Click here for more information

Viterbi Volunteers
The USC Viterbi School is launching a program to help our students get more active in serving our community. If you would like to have Viterbi Students volunteer for your organization, please click here to submit your information!

 

STEM-EOP Giveaways
From time-to-time, we give away surplus STEM supplies to the schools in our Programs and Networks. If you are interested in any of the items listed here , they are available for pick up on a first come-first serve basis. You would be responsible for coming to USC to get them. You can email us to arrange a time to pick up the items.
The items will be available until Tuesday, October 23rd

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.
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.