Instructors: Heather Frey and Liz Petersen. The world is full of different types of energy. This workshop for teachers of grades 4-8, deals with how those types transform within a given system. Explore energy transformations through the use of common household items and toys. Participants will assemble and demonstrate the use of a solar hot […]
The Missouri Botanical Garden extends its appreciation to all area educators for their daily, unwavering commitment to creating curious, lifelong learners ready to tackle challenges and make the world a better place. All area PreK–12 teachers, administrators, homeschooling parents, higher ed professors, instructors, and staff members are invited to experience the Garden with their family! […]
The University Libraries are hosting a talk with David Konig, professor of history in Arts & Sciences and of law in the School of Law, about the history of the Declaration of Independence and the significance of the university’s rare copy of the document. The 30-minute talk will be followed by an informal reception.
The 2018 STEMpact Teacher Quality (STEM TQ) Institute will be a 100 hour, year-long learning endeavor involving teams of teachers from St. Louis regional school districts. The STEM TQ Institute will meet for two weeks during the summer starting on July 09, 2018, and continuing until July 20. During the school year, teachers will continue […]
Raspberry Pi Expert Chantell Mason will teach you how to integrate Raspberry Pi into your class or makerspace. You’ll learn how to set up and program a Raspberry Pi computer. Mason will provide you with step-by-step projects and ideas that you can use in your school today! There are two registration options for you to […]
Registration is closed for this workshop. Event is full. Wednesday, July 18, 9:00am – 3:00pm Life Sciences Building, Room 118 Washington University, Danforth Campus Instructor: Bill Siever, principal lecturer, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Washington University Are you interested in a fun way to introduce students to Computer Science topics and critical thinking exercises? […]
Washington University will host a group of students from China as part of the Boy Scouts of America International Ambassador Program. The Ambassador Program brings these students to the United States for a unique educational, recreational, and cultural adventure. The ISP will provide STEM programming opportunities for the participants. For details visit the BSA website.
On July 21, 1969, Apollo 11 left the surface of the moon for its return trip to Earth. Celebrate the historic moon landing, and meet local experts in aviation, aerospace and planetary science! Spark your curiosity at our annual series of weekend expos! SciFest returns for its second yearlong series of expos designed specifically for […]
Help celebrate Missouri Botanical Garden founder Henry Shaw’s 218th birthday! Festivities take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and include a silhouette artist, stilt walker, balloon artist, marionette shows (10:30 a.m., noon and 1:30 p.m.) and more. Take a tour of Tower Grove House, Shaw’s original country estate, open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]
JeffCo Tech Fest is a half day conference designed to give educators from around the area an opportunity to share, learn, grow and make connections with other local educators. Teachers, administrators, and all other educators from around Jefferson County and around the St. Louis region who want to connect with educators and learn best practices. […]