From the Regional Math & Science Center at Grand Valley State University

November 2014 | Volume 21, Number 7


The 30th Annual Fall Science Update is Celebrating Science Education -Registration Deadline approaching!

The Regional Math and Science Center is hosting the annual Fall Science Update on:

Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: L.V. Eberhard Center, GVSU Pew campus.

Registration deadline: November 12th, 2014

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Larry Fegel

Bring Your Biology Students to the Genetic Update Conference led by Dr. Sam Rhine

Dr. Sam Rhine’s one-day conferences are designed to teach the latest in genetics advances and active research areas. Full Story

Attend the 2014 Michigan Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference

This year’s theme is Cultivating Next Generation Solutions, and presenters will be talking about designing, innovating, and manufacturing what’s next by developing less hazardous, more effective materials, processes, and products. Full Story

PRIME: Proportional Reasoning!

PRIME professional development will focus on a lesson study and the eight standards of mathematical practices. The deadline for registration is Monday, November 17. Full Story

Geology 319: Earth Science in Secondary Education offered Winter 2015

Put your content knowledge of Earth Science to work for you.  During this course you will compile existing materials and construct new standards-based lessons that follow a inquiry-based format. Full Story

Applications for the next Target Inquiry (TI) program are being accepted!

TI is an innovative and coherent professional development program, focused on improving the quality of inquiry instruction in science classrooms. Full Story

Apply Today to Join the GRACE (GIS Resources and Applications for Career Education) Project!

The Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network is collaborating with Eastern Michigan and others to support the GRACE project to encourage the development and use of GIS science and social studies lessons in middle school through high school classrooms.  Full Story

Start a Science Olympiad Team!

The Science Olympiad is an academic, interscholastic competition designed to increase interest and achievement in STEM education. Full Story

Celebrate the International Year of Light 2015 with Super Science Saturday!

In celebration of the International Year of Light 2015 and the Regional Math and Science Center’s (RMSC) 25th Anniversary, the RMSC and the Physics Department at GVSU will be hosting Super Science Saturday: The Wonder of Light, a science extravaganza for the West Michigan community.  Full Story

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Connections for the STEM Classroom

HEAD TECH by John Golden, Mathematics Department, Grand Valley State University Full Story