Want to bring sustainable living directly into your classroom?  The MTU Sustainability Demonstration House invites your K-12 class to participate in the Sustainable Living Webinar Series! The three interactive webinars cover the following topics: Minimize Your Impact: Striving for Zero-Waste 25 Actions you can take Right Now to Reduce your Impact on the Earth What’s on…

Read more The MTU Sustainability Demonstration House invites your K-12 class to participate in the Sustainable Living Webinar Series!

Integrated science with real world connections, plus a lot of fun!! From August 2-5, you can join other educators in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula along the Menominee River and the boundary with Wisconsin. Participants will explore rock outcrops, collecting sites, rivers and hydrology, glacial features, historic mines, and a new mine site under development. Travel underground…

Read more MESTA Summer Field Conference: The Menominee Adventure

GenCyber Teacher Camp REMC1 and the Western UP MiSTEM is partnering with the College of Computing at Michigan Tech to offer the GenCyber Teacher Camp. This week long camp will run from July 19-23 on the campus of Michigan Tech and will teach about cybersecurity, computer networking and science. Teachers of grades K-12 are welcome to apply…

Read more GenCyber Teacher Camp July 19-23 on the campus of Michigan Tech – Registration is Open now for K-12 educators

HOUGHTON — A Watersmeet High School student met with professors and college students at Michigan Technological University Tuesday as part of an internship program aimed at promoting Native American interest in STEM fields. Read more in the Daily Mining Gazette article linked here: https://www.mininggazette.com/news/2021/04/a-chance-to-learn-students-visit-mtu-in-internship-program/

Read more A chance to learn: Students visit MTU in internship program

“Michigan’s Emerging Bioeconomy: The Promise and Potential of Our Forests”, a project made in collaboration with Michigan Technological University, the Finnzone, InvestUP, the Ford Research and Innovation Center, and featuring industry leaders of the Upper Peninsula. This piece brings forth prescient questions about the realities facing the UP forestry industry, but offers realistic and attainable…

Read more PBS Premiere: Michigan’s Emerging Bioeconomy – The Promise and Potential of Our Forests

Students in grades 4-8 at schools in Houghton, Keweenaw, Gogebic and Ontonagon Counties are invited to participate in the 9th Annual Lake Superior Water Festival, coordinated by the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative — a partnership of the Western UP MiSTEM Network and the Michigan Tech Center for Science & Environmental Outreach.  Classes will have the…

Read more 2021 Lake Superior Water Festival will be Virtual on March 23-25!

The A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum is soliciting applications from science teachers with the aim of selecting two teachers to work with the museum to develop engaging curricular materials that teachers can use to enhance student’s experience and learning outcomes associated with planned field trips to the museum. Teachers would collaborate together and work closely…

Read more Apply now! 4th-8th grade educators in Western U.P. to work with the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum at MTU

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