Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative Professional Learning Series The Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative (LSSI) will present a free, biweekly Professional Learning Series this school year for K-12 educators and community members in the Western U.P. to enhance Great Lakes stewardship, facilitate outdoor learning, deepen understanding through place- and project- based learning opportunities, and foster a community…

Read more Registration Open: Tips & Strategies for Engaging Students in Outdoor Learning – 4:30-6:00 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 22

MESTA Fall Conference 2020 Save the date, The MESTA Annual Meeting will be a virtual meeting this year! $5 Registration – open to all (MESTA membership not required) For more info & to register: mestarocks.org. Register by Oct. 7th. Presentation topics include: Topics: Astronomy, Michigan Geology, Plate Tectonics and Seismology. Two presentations about field trips…

Read more Michigan Earth Science Teacher Association (MESTA) 2020 Fall Conference ~ 9:30 am – 5 pm, Sat, Oct. 10th ~ Virtual

Introduction to Arduino Workshop Cost: $90 per person Date: 10/13, 10/15, 10/20, 10/22, 4 pm – 6 pm each day Location: Virtual A beginner’s introduction to Arduino micro-controllers as tools for STEM classrooms. Arduino micro-controller technology provides the ability to fully customize science demonstration and data collection tools in a very affordable way. In the…

Read more Introduction to Arduino Workshop – Virtual – 10/13, 10/15, 10/20, 10/22, 4 pm – 6 pm each day

During May and June, K-12 students from Houghton, Baraga, Keweenaw, Ontonagon and Gogebic Counties were invited to participate in the Western Upper Peninsula’s Maker Challenge. Students could choose from one of four Maker Challenges to actively involve them in the design thinking process. Each challenge was paired with a STEM themed book where something was…

Read more Congratulations Western U.P. Maker Challenge 2020 Winners

After the extraordinary efforts of teachers and schools to provide “emergency learning” to your students this spring, we hope you have a restful break. By July-August you may be itching to prepare for the new school year with new tools and plans to handle any situation. The STEM Education Center at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is offering…

Read more Online PDs – register now for summer offerings with The STEM Education Center at WPI

Copper Country ISD is one of six school districts in Michigan have been selected for grants under the From Students to Stewards initiative that will teach elementary through high school students about the Great Lakes, Michigan watersheds and the impact people have on water resources across the state.   The Copper Country Intermediate School District will…

Read more Copper Country ISD honored as One of Six school districts chosen for water initiative funding through From Students to Stewards project

More great news on Calumet Electronics: https://www.countrylines.com/cover-story/small-town-calumet-electronics-has-big-impact/ “Rugged” is a word that people in the most northern regions of the Upper Peninsula hear frequently. It’s a characteristic that is put to the test on a daily basis. But in the time of COVID-19, this is a characteristic that allows folks to not only survive but thrive….…

Read more News Flash: Small-Town Calumet Electronics Has Big Impact

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