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March 8 | Volume 5 - 2018






Deadline quickly approaching for SSEP grants



Applications for the 2018 Student STEM Enrichment Program (SSEP) grant awards are due next month (April 18, 2018). Three-year awards provide up to $180,000 to North Carolina non-profit organizations, including public/private schools, universities, colleges, and museums. This program supports creative, inquiry-based science enrichment activities that occur outside the typical school day for K-12 students. The program’s goals are to nurture students’ enthusiasm about science, expose them to the excitement of scientific discovery, and interest them in pursuing careers in research or a variety of other careers in science. Please review SSEP Request for Proposals for complete eligibility requirements. You also can view the FAQ page for additional information. Please enjoy your e-Update. Tweet us @NCSTEM with suggestions, feedback or thoughts about this issue or future ones.






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8 ways to introduce kids to STEM at early age

A new study released by the Center for Childhood Creativity has determined that preschoolers are capable of understanding basic science and math concepts.





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Find great STEM jobs at NC STEM Center

NC STEM Center is continuously updating career and job opportunities - current listings include NCSSM, UNC Wilmington, CAML Academy and fun summer opportunities. Quick, easy and free site registration is required.





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Aviation STEM center opens in Beaufort

In Beaufort County, STEM education is about to take flight with the opening of a new STEM center with a focus on aviation near the Washington-Warren Airport property.





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Featured Program

Sky-Vue Skateland


Sky-Vue Skateland STEM Field Trips in Rocky Mount offer a three-hour field trip (a one hour STEM lesson followed by two hours of physical fitness through roller skating). Learn more about this week's featured program, Sky-Vue Skateland STEM Field Trips. Click or tap the button to view all our available programs.




     

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Featured Opportunity

U-PIKs

Cape Fear Community College's Chemical Technology Program offers Universal Portable Instrumentation Kits, or U-PIK, to STEM classrooms in New Hanover and Pender county. Learn more about this week's featured opportunity, U-PIKs. Click or tap the button to view all opportunities available.




     

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NC STEM partners with The Connectory to help you discover local STEM happenings. Please visit Events Calendar to find these and more upcoming events.

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March



NC Science and Engineering Fair

The 2018 North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair is just around the corner at NC State University in Raleigh. Congratulations to all of the students whose projects were selected at the nine regional science and engineering fairs to compete at the state level. Learn more.


 

 

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April



2018 NC Science Festival

The 2018 North Carolina Science Festival, produced by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and presented by Biogen, will now span the entire month of April with exciting science activities planned for people of all ages. Click the link to find an event near you. Learn more.


 

 

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April



Synergy Conference 2018

Building Tomorrow's Workforce Today Through Expanded Learning will be held in April at Greenville Convention Center. Learn more.


 

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