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

September 14 | Volume 21, Number 5

Celebrating 25 Years of Math and Science!

You are invited to join us in celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the GVSU Regional Math and Science Center through a series of opportunities designed to gaze back over the past and look forward to the future.  This year we will also be celebrating the International Year of Light through one of our Super Science Saturdays in January.  We hope that you will connect with us as we live into our mission – Math & Science:  Excitement in learning for success in living!

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Join us at the Annual Fall Science Update Seminar!

The 30th annual Fall Science Update Seminar hosted by the Regional Math and Science Center at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) will be held Wednesday, November 19, 2014.  The theme for the upcoming event is “Celebrating Science Education: Past, Present, Future.” full story

Professional Learning Opportunities Offered by the RMSC

As you and your district make plans for professional learning for the 2014-2015 academic year, be sure that you are aware of the offerings available through the GVSU Regional Math and Science Center.   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

Groundswell Offers Teaching Outdoors For Grades 3-12

This workshop is presented by Groundswell for teachers interested in feeling comfortable and safe while teaching outdoors more effectively.  full story

Kent ISD Offers Professional Development Courses

Kent Intermediate School District has a number of professional development offerings in the coming months.  full story

Take part in Earth Science Week 2014!

Held October 12-18, Earth Science Week 2014 will promote awareness of the dynamic interactions of the planet’s natural and human systems.  full story

Attend the Genetic Update Conference at GVSU with Dr. Sam Rhine

On Monday, November 10, 2014, the Regional Math and Science Center at GVSU will host the Genetic Update Conference featuring the internationally known lecturer, Dr. Sam Rhine. full story

Register Now for the Second Annual Math-Team-Matics Competition!

This fun and friendly competition will feature creative and engaging problems to bring the mathematical practices to life.   full story

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Connections for the STEM Classroom

Changing Carbon Balance in the Great Lakes
Bopi Biddanda and Anthony Weinke, Annis Water Resources Institute, GVSU faculty   full story