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USA Science & Engineering Festival Educator Newsletter
Vol. 3, No. 8 - February 11, 2016
Field Trip to X-STEM!
Registration for the 3rd X-STEM Symposium, sponsored by MedImmune, is now open! Students in grades 6-12 have the opportunity to hear from some of the most inspiring names in STEM at X-STEM on Thursday, April 14th! These top STEM role models and industry leaders are sure to fuel your students' curiosity through storytelling and live demonstrations at this unique "TED-Style" conference for kids.
Click here to sign up today! We have almost reached seating capacity so don't miss out!
Students & Teachers: Join our Volunteer Outreach Team!
The next volunteer outreach team meeting will be hosted on Sunday, February 21, 2016. We encourage all volunteers to attend this meeting, as we will begin preparations for the Festival in April. A conference call number will be provided as well!
What: Volunteer Outreach Team Meeting
When: Sunday, February 21, 2016
Where: K&L Gates: 1601 K Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20006
Students age 13 and over are welcome to join our Volunteer Outreach Team!
Who Wants to be a Mathematician Returns!
America's greatest math game,
Who Wants to Be a Mathematician, returns to the USA Science & Engineering Festival.
This is your chance for your students to shine and perhaps win $3,000. Who Wants to Be a Mathematician will take place Saturday at USASEF 2016. DC-area teachers, including those in Virginia and Maryland, who would like their students to participate should email the American Mathematical Society Public Awareness Office at email@example.com with the subject line WWTBAM-USASEF.
April 15th! Sponsored by Chevron, Sneak Peek Friday offers school groups, homeschoolers and military families the chance to explore the Festival Expo Finale before the general public! Advanced registration is required for attendance.Click hereto register for the FREE event!
Bring the Inspiration of X-STEM to your Classroom!
Bring STEM role models into your classroom with our collection of 15-20 minute videos featuring 2015 and 2014 X-STEM presenters covering a wide array of subject areas including space exploration, storm chasing, oceanography, the science of social networks, the physics of superheroes, mathematical puzzles and much, much more!
Explore interactive science exhibits, learn about cool science jobs, and have your questions answered by scientists!
Family Science Days is FREE at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel on
February 13-14, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. as part of the AAAS Annual Meeting.
This free community science showcase features hands-on demos, shows, and other activities appropriate for K-12 children and their families. The event features a broad range of educators and scientists engaging the public in current science topics. For more information and to pre-register for free, visit this link.