photo 2_zpsd24512a7.jpg The Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair (MSSEF) is committed to developing future thought leaders through experiences in science and engineering practices using well-proven programs and novel approaches that empower students and educators to learn in and beyond the classroom. We see a future where every student is empowered through learning in science and engineering practices.

Toshiba's STEMpowerment Project Takes to the Road


Toshiba's DREAM, CREATE, GO! Roadshow launched this week in Irvine, California -- the first of three stops in the effort to inspire teachers, parents, and students in STEM.
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New Initiative Sets Sights on Improving Science Education


The Biotechnology Institute's Scientists in the Classroom initiative will engage biotech companies to advance life science education both at the national level and in their communities.
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Gender Gap in Tech Industry Limits Competitiveness

According to a Cisco Systems Inc. exec, the lack of women entering technology fields is poised to hamper U.S. companies’ global competitiveness.
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Leading Scientists Urge People to ‘Ask for Evidence’

Bombarded with scientific "information," consumers must demand that advertisers, companies, government bodies and other organizations present the evidence behind the claims they make, a British group says.
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Challenge: Create an Ocean-Friendly Fishing Video Game

 

In this science project, you will design and create a fishing video game that teaches the player about which fish are plentiful enough to catch and which fish are not because their population is declining. Give it a whirl!
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Grant Program Recognize Teaching Innovation in Inquiry-Based Learning

Vernier Software Technology and the National Science Teachers Association will award up to seven prizes to innovative K-12 teachers engaged in hands-on, inquiry-based learning.
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Back to School With Confucius

Does American education increasingly convey knowledge without thought?  What would Confucius say?
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Teachers Take Flight to Inspire STEM Learning


Middle school teachers took part in near-zero-gravity experiments, which they and the sponsors hope will draw students to the STEM fields.
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New Report on STEM Learning in Afterschool

A new report from the Afterschool Alliance analyzes evaluation studies of afterschool STEM programs to identify trends and outcomes from such programs.
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Science Nspired Provides New Tools to Science Students, Teachers

Science teachers now have a new, free resource to help them quickly and effectively bring technology-based content into their biology, chemistry and physics classrooms.
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