GPSEC 2014 Q2 Report

The Q2 activities of the Great Plains STEM Education Center include:

Professional Development:

  • Oak Grove Lutheran STEM+Arts Project (June 2014)
  • Idaho STEM Network: Explorations of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (Idaho Falls, ID, June 17-20, 2014)
  • Building Math,  (Wirth, June 12/13, 2014)
  • LEGO Mindstorms NXT, EV3 & First LEGO League (Gjovik, June 16/17, 2014)
  • Arduino Workshop (EduTech Partnership/Developing)
  • Summer 2014 Workshops (Active)

Grant and Contract Work:

  • West Fargo – Grades 1-5  (August, 2014)
  • Nano-link – Standing Rock Reservation (August, 2014)
  • STEM Bootcamp via REA/Jamestown (Pending)
  • Monsanto Grant Development with Jamestown (Pending)
  • Pioneer Seed (Developing)
  • POET, LLC (Pending)
  • DRK-12 Notification (Judged competitive, re-submission anticipated)
  • Lake Region College – (Developing)

Projects:

  • Oak Grove Lutheran STEM+Arts Project (October 2013 – May 2014)
  • SEND Trunk for State Historical Society of ND (Active)
  • Oak Grove Lutheran STEM+Arts Project (November 2013 – June 2014)
  • SEND Trunk for State Historical Society of ND (Active)
  • KidWind Senators Program Participation (June 23-25, 2014)
  • Ag Cab Lab (On-going)
  • Pickled Fish (Active)
  • Radon Network (Developing)
  • i-STEM: Boise Trip (April 18-21, 2014)
  • STEM in North Dakota Delphi Study (Active)

Outreach:

  • Kiwanis Presentation (Fargo, May 14, 2014)
  • STEM Network Strategies Summit (Bismarck, April 3-5, 2014)
  • Dakota K12 STEM Series 2014 (April, 2014/On-going)
  • Earth Day Celebration (Valley City, April 22, 2014)
  • Soudan and Ash River Lab Tours (June 24, 2014)
  • American Association of Physics Teachers (Minneapolis,  August 2014)
  • STEMTech session and poster presentation (Denver, November, 2014)

Service:

  • URAS program at VCSU (Developing)
  • North Dakota STEM Network Executive Team (On-going)
  • Next Generation Science Standards Implementation Committee (Ketterling, On-going)

Communication:

More information on each will follow soon.


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