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Oct. 18 | Volume 20 - 2018






  Nominate a STEM Role Model in North Carolina




Each year, the SMT Center offers awards recognizing individuals and organizations whose extraordinary contributions to science, mathematics, and technology (SMT) education in North Carolina are helping to advance the mission of the SMT Center. Nominations are accepted each fall and are now open. Learn more. Categories include the Partnership Award, Business and Industry Award, Champion of Science, Outstanding Informal Educator Award, Outstanding K-8 Educator Award, Outstanding 9-16 Educator Award, Student Leadership Award, Outstanding Administrator Award, and the Presidential Award Winner. Recipients will be honored in the spring at the Celebration of Science, Mathematics, and Technology. Please enjoy your e-Update. Tweet us @NCSTEM with any feedback.






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Deadline soon for 2019 student trip to Beijing

The North Carolina International Science Challenge is a STEM competition for high school students competing with either a STEM research project or a Maker project. The selected students will travel to China next year to present their projects at the Beijing Youth Science Creation Competition. Applications now accepted through Oct. 31.





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Teachers: Looking for some Spooky Science?

Arizona State University and the NSF have created Frankenstein200, a free, blended learning experience using Mary Shelley’s classic tale of monsters and mayhem as a way to engage the public around STEM topics and the ethical challenges of emerging technology.





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Duke students use video to demonstrate tools

Students at Duke University are working together to create videos to show aspiring makers that tools can be fun, not scary. Fun tutorials are being filmed in the new Duke Engineering Design space called the Design POD.





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Featured Program

Digi-Bridge

Digi-Bridge offer courses in Lego Robotics on Saturday mornings in the Charlotte area at Hygge West on Remount Road and the Hurt Hub@Davidson College. There are a few sessions left this fall - get ready to spark your creativity and imagination while learning valuable programming skills. Learn more. Click or tap the button below to view all of the great programs listed at the NC STEM Center.




     

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Featured Opportunity

Sylvan Heights

Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck is one of Halifax County's premier educational destinations. The facility offers students a chance to view an astonishing collection of birds from all over the world. Make a day of your trip by bringing along a picnic lunch, exploring the fossil dig, and enjoy the playground. Learn more. Click or tap the button to view all STEM opportunities available at NC STEM Center.




     

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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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Lights On Afterschool NC

This Monday (Oct. 22), the North Carolina Center for Afterschool Programs will host Lights On Afterschool NC. This statewide event will be hosted at the Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh. Lunch will be provided and attendees with complimentary registration. Space is limited. Learn more.


 

 

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Bridging the Gap Conference

The 7th Annual Bridging the Gap Conference will be at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center in Raleigh. The annual event is organized by the North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research. Learn more.


 

 

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2018 JCRA Moonlight in the Garden

Moonlight in the Garden returns this November with more lights and more nights at the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University. Exhibition dates include a special Preview Night on the schedule. Visit link for more details and specific dates and times of the programming. Learn more.

 

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