STEM

Mechanobiology – When Our Cells Respond to Forces

By myralopez on August 22, 2019 in

Featured Presenter: Amit Pathak, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis FREE and open to all. Middle, high school science, engineering teachers and PLTW teachers encouraged to attend. Registration required...

Volcano Eruptions, Climate Change and Deadly Historic Pandemics

By myralopez on August 22, 2019 in

Featured Presenter: Michael Wysession, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Executive Director, Teaching Center, Washington University in St. Louis Many of the deadliest pandemics in human history, including plague, flu and cholera, were triggered by rapid changes to the global climate syst...

mySci program spotlighted on educational podcast

By myralopez on April 25, 2019 in Faculty & Staff, mySci, Science, STEM

Rachel Ruggirello, associate director of the Institute for School Partnership and Jeanne Norris, K-8 curriculum coordinator for the ISP, recently joined The Rotten Apples Podcast and talked to host Amy Peach about the innovative mySci program that provides K-8 teachers across the St. Louis region...

STEMpact STEM TQ Summer Institute

By myralopez on April 17, 2019 in

Some 120 local educators are participating in this two week summer institute held at Washington University and various STEM locations throughout the region. The 2019 STEMpact Teacher Quality experience will be a 100-hour, yearlong learning endeavor involving teams of teachers from St. Louis regio...

Physics Family Fun Day: Electricity & Magnetism

By myralopez on February 21, 2019 in

Calling all middle school students and their families! Join us as we talk about Van der Graaff generators, magnetic induction, batteries and more!  Learn some shocking facts with demos and hands-on activities! Make your own battery and experience levitating plates. RSVP at washu.physics.outrach@g...

Women in STEM Day 2019

By myralopez on January 28, 2019 in

National Engineers Week is a week dedicated to celebrating how engineers make a difference in the world, and hosting engineering activities for students and educators across the nation. This year, National Engineers Week is from February 17 to February 23, 2019. The Society of Women Engineers (SW...