Conference Session: “Bioinformatics in the Classroom – Mining the Information in Genomes”

Track: STEM Instruction  Bioinformatics gives students the unprecedented opportunity to mine DNA and protein sequences while working with the same computer tools and data that genome scientists use. Come and learn how to use freely available online tools to guide your students to consolidate their knowledge of biological concepts and discover the connectedness of all […]

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Conference Session: “‘Underwater Dreams’ Screening”

Track: Computer Science and Engineering  Come watch a free screening of Underwater Dreams, a documentary inspired by our very own Arizona local Fredi Lajvardi and his students from Carl Hayden High School. Then, listen to a Q&A session after the screening ends.  =====  “Underwater Dreams, written and directed by Mary Mazzio, and narrated by Michael Peña, […]

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Conference Session: “The Impact of Emerging Technologies in Arizona”

Track: STEM Careers & Business  Learn from local experts on how Arizona is positioning itself as a hub for 3D Printing, Autonomous Vehicles, embracing Ai, and implementing IoT technologies in pursuit of becoming a SMART City.   Presenters: TBD    Register for the 7th Annual Arizona SciTech Festival Kickoff Conference: “Building Arizona’s STEM Ecosystem” today!  

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Conference Session: “Experience It -By Doing-STEM Experiential Learning”

Track: STEM Instruction  Teacher’s and student’s experiences affect their interest in STEM which creates ones STEM Identity. Since most learning is done experientially (83%), come and learn how to combine STEM with experientially learning to enhance student’s interest and identity in STEM. This can lead to increase STEM engagement. Outcomes 1) Learn specific education skills […]

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Conference Session: “Creating 360-degree Tours for VR, Mobile, and Desktop”

Track: STEM Instruction  WebVR is an exciting new technology that allows developers to create VR experiences that anyone can use as long as they have a browser with internet access. During this workshop, we will show you how to use HTML code and a software framework called A-Frame to create 360-degree tours that work on […]

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Conference Session: “The DISCOVERoom and its Invention Bin”

Track: STEM Education  The DISCOVERoom is a science and engineering playroom started by parents in 2 schools in the Kyrene School district. It’s aim is give kids more opportunities for self-directed science and engineering inquiry (i.e. scienc and engineering ‘play’). It also seeks to be the hub of a STEM echo-system with the student and […]

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Conference Session: “Drones in the Classroom”

Track: STEM Instruction  STEM Revolution brings a comprehensive, proven program to schools, school districts, and communities around the globe. Our company offers a full methodology with entry points that include world-class STEM Teacher Training, a mobile classroom (the STEM Bus), cutting-edge camps, after school workshops, and strategic STEM planning roadmaps for schools. Designed by Stanford […]

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Conference Session: “First LEGO League for Your Classroom”

Track: STEM Instruction  Come learn about how your students can become involved with First LEGO League, a premiere. What is First LEGO League?  Tomorrow’s innovators practice imaginative thinking and teamwork. Guided by two or more adult Coaches, FIRST LEGO League* teams (up to 10 members, grades 4-8**) research a real-world problem such as food safety, recycling, energy, […]

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Change Lives and Open Doors by Teaching Coding (Even If You Don’t Know How)

Track: Computer Science and Engineering  Students are entering a world where the ability to work with computers is the number one technical skill. You can help them learn to code! Even if you have no computer skills yourself, come learn how AZ kids are getting a great start with coding. Panelists have all had direct […]

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Conference Session: “Video Game Design Expo”

Track: Art, Design Through STEM  The student winners of the 2017 National STEM Video Game Challenge were just announced last month at the Games for Change Festival in New York City. Be among the first to play the games made by some of the country’s emerging middle and high school students.    Learn how you […]

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