STEM in Education

Problem Solving With a Purpose (Grand Canyon University)    Coding – A Basic Skill for the Future? (Code Ninjas)    Using Technology to Personalize Learning (Infiniscope)    AZ STEM School Community of Practice (Office of the Superintendent of Maricopa County, Arizona Science Center, AZ SciTech)    Ticonderoga Red Eye Saloon (Payson High School)   Biodiversity PEEK STEAM: Learning No Child […]

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Arts & Sneaky Science

Joint Forces: Military and STEM (Civil Air Patrol, U.S. Air Force Auxiliary)   Disguised Learning Through STEM Sports™ (STEM Sports)    Get Hands-on with Nano (Nano-Link: Center for Nanotechnology Education / NSF)    Mesa Arts Center STEAM Sessions (Mesa Arts Center)    How Science Brings Music to Life (Musical Instrument Museum)   From Raw to Cooked: A Food History (Dinner at […]

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Bridging the Barriers in STEM

The Arizona Autism Workforce: A Pathway for a STEM Workforce with Autism (Science Prep Academy)   Ask A Female Engineer (STEM Spark)    Bringing Equity Into Education (ASU School of Fulton Engineering K12 Outreach / Estrella Vista STEM Academy)   Why It’s Good to TALK About Gender Parity in STEM (Girls in Tech)

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STEM Workforce & Our Community

Future Skills Needed for 21st Century Tech (Intel)    Leading from the Inside Out (Arizona State University)    Can I Buy a Vowel? Awesome Careers in CyberSecurity (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) Union Bank)    Open Lunch Meetup: Rural Connections & RAIN (Rural Activation Innovation Network)    Answered: The How-To’s and Where Nexts of Creating Community Tech Centers (STAX3D)    […]

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The Latest & Greatest in AZ STEM Innovation

Harnessing Electricity & Magnetism to Design the World’s Most Powerful Satellite (Viasat Inc.)    Assistive Technology: Improving Lives of People with Disabilities Through a STEM Challenge (Southwest Human Development)   Arizona’s Got STEM Talent Show V (Spaces still open for talent! Email Marisa for more info!) (Science IS Fun)   From A to Z: Everything You Need to Know About Everything […]

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CGUHS student among youngest presenters at this year’s SciTech conference

CASA GRANDE — Merlin D’Souza has always liked science. And at age 15, the Casa Grande Union High School sophomore will be among the youngest presenters at the eighth annual Arizona SciTech Festival conference Oct. 3 in Mesa. During the conference, she’ll talk about the ever-growing STEM field and the new careers it has created. […]

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Kickoff Session Sneak Peek: “Bringing Equity Into Education”

Track: Bridging the Barriers in STEM  This session will explore ways to promote equity in STEM programs, ensure each child learns in a fair and equitable way, and identify and address inequity in educational settings. We will also look at recruiting from an inclusive perspective to promote program accessibility for diverse populations.   Presenters: Brittney […]

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Kickoff Session Sneak Peek: “How Blood Cord Research is Saving Lives”

Track: The Latest & Greatest in AZ STEM  In this session, attendees will learn how cord blood stem cells can be used like bone marrow stem cells to treat and cure over 80 life threatening diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma and sickle cell disease. The AZPublic Cord Blood Program has had 48 life saving transplants […]

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Kickoff Session Sneak Peek: “Develop An Impactful STEM Program With Three Steps: Engage, Inspire, Empower”

Track: STEM in Education  This session will give strategies on how to have a successful STEM program. It will explain how to engage, inspire and empower the students to own their learning. Future Stars, is starting it fourth year of the Hands On STEM program. We will discuss how we have been able to keep […]

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Kickoff Session Sneak Peek: “Are We Graduating the Entrepreneurial Doers and Thinkers the World Needs?”

Track: STEM in Education    Preparing students for the future workplace is about cultivating their entrepreneurial mindset – an approach that values “initiative, intelligent risk-taking, collaboration, and opportunity recognition”. This session will show educators why building a movement of impact-driven entrepreneurship in their school is crucial to student success. In addition, this session will cover […]

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