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July 1 | Volume 12 - 2021

NC students set record at 2021 ISEF Awards

  North Carolina students have been awarded a record number of awards at the 2021 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair! North Carolina students were selected from the State NC Science and Engineering Fair (12 projects), the Central Region 3A NC Science and Engineering Fair (1 project), the NCSSM Region 3B Science and Engineering Fair (2 projects), and the UNC-Charlotte Region 6 NC Science and Engineering Fair (2 projects) for a total of 17 projects and 19 students. Students were judged virtually in May. View full list of NC award winners! (PDF).

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Citizen science needs more than rebranding

Those involved in citizen science have been saying for years that "science is for everyone." But, according to a new study, it hasn't been for everyone - with researchers arguing that scientists need to focus on tangible efforts to boost equity, diversity, and inclusion in citizen science.



'Curious By Nature' documentary aims to inspire

With the help of filmmaker Alicia Carter, 'Curious by Nature' takes us on the journey of four students as they compete in the 2021 North Carolina Science & Engineering Fair during COVID-19. Along the way, we experience the power of today’s youth to drive meaningful change for the planet and to uplift communities through their curiosity for change.



2021 Dr. Samuel Houston Jr. Leadership Awards

The North Carolina School Superintendents' Association and the North Carolina Alliance for School Leadership Development recently announced this year's recipients of the Dr. Samuel Houston Jr. Leadership Awards.



Find great STEM jobs at NC STEM Center

The NC STEM Center is continuously updating career and job opportunities online. We recently added many new listings within the Job Seekers section of the NC STEM website. Quick, easy, free site registration is required.




Featured Program

Children's Museum of Wilmington

The Children's Museum of Wilmington is a non-profit organization located in downtown Wilmington offering a safe and fun place where children up to age 10 can actively learn through creative and imaginative play. Use the button below to learn more and view other programs at the NC STEM Center.




Featured Opportunity

Sea Turtles 911

Sea Turtles need our help! Participants in this program at the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher can discover some of the challenges these protected species face by taking on the role of sea turtle veterinarians. Use the button below for more and view other amazing STEM opportunities at the NC STEM Center.




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National Summer Learning Week

National Summer Learning Week is a celebration dedicated to elevating the importance of keeping kids learning, safe, and healthy every summer, ensuring they return to school ready to succeed. Visit this website for more.





Maker Fellows Showcase

Citizen Schools AmeriCorps Maker Fellows will share the projects, activities and programs they’ve helped to create at their host sites during their service this year. The three events scheduled in July are designed to be interactive, engaging and fun -- 1. Building Community and Collaboration on Tuesday, July 20 at 1-2 p.m. EDT; 2. Innovative Approaches To Maker-Centered Learning on Wednesday, July 21 at 1-2 p.m. EDT; and 3. Creating Spaces, Tools And Technology on Thursday, July 22 at 1-2 p.m. EDT.

Use this link to RSVP to any/all of the showcases being offered.



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