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

September 2015 | Volume 22, Number 5


Congratulations to Margo Dill on Her Retirement from the RMSC

After 15 years of dedicated and exemplary service, Margo Dill has stepped down as Program Coordinator at the Regional Math and Science Center.

Through her hard work on the programs under her management and her dedication to the students and teachers that those programs impact, Margo has created a legacy that will last well beyond her tenure at GVSU. 

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Margo Dill

Connections for the STEM Classroom

GVSU faculty and area experts provide engaging ideas on current topics in research and education

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Calendar of Events

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Opportunities to Comment on the Proposed Michigan Science Standards

Draft Michigan Science Standards were presented to the Michigan Board of Education at the State Board of Education meeting on August 11, 2015.

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Fall Science Update Conference Coming in November

The Regional Math and Science Center cordially invites you to attend Fall Science Update on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. With a NEW location! We will be on the Allendale Campus in The Russel H. Kirkhof Center.

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Workshop for Science Teachers: Effective, Engaging Methods for Writing in Science

The GVSU Regional Math and Science Center and the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) are pleased to be offering this two-day workshop opportunity for secondary science teachers this month.

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Plan to Attend the Great Lakes Place-Based Education Conference Coming in November!

Immerse yourself in place-based education at the 5th annual Great Lakes Place-Based Education Conference, held in Grand Rapids November 5-7, 2015.

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Discover the Rich Botany of Ody Brook Nature Sanctuary

Discover mushrooms with Dennis Dunlap and a enjoy over 250 plant species from herbaceous to woody with Michigan Nature Features Inventory botanist Brad Slaughter and Ranger Steve (Mueller).

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Math In Your Feet Workshop

Join us for this exciting workshop and learn how to lead students through the problem solving process of creating their own percussive dance patterns.

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Students and Teachers Are Invited to Attend the Genetic Update Conference

Please join us for the annual Genetic Update Conference presented by Dr. Sam Rhine.

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Alumnus Receives Presidential Teaching Award

East Kentwood High School math teacher Luke Wilcox has just returned to West Michigan after a trip to the White House to meet President Barack Obama.

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Science Olympiad Team Registration Open Now

Science Olympiad Teams all over the nation are gearing up for another exciting year of hands-on science!

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Michigan's Transition to the SAT

The Michigan Department of Education has announced that it will transition to using the SAT as part of the Michigan Merit Examination.

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