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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

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, come make a light-up greeting card! We will use conductive tape, LEDs and small batteries to create light-up artistic cards. Materials and instructions included. Open and free to the public: all ages welcome.  Register asap as slots are limited. Register on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SupFabLab    

Read more Superior Fab Lab: Paper Circuits!

HOUGHTON, MI – January 22, 2020 – MI-TRALE (Michigan Trails and Recreation Alliance of Land and the Environment), a local non-profit organization whose mission is to advance the safe and responsible use of multi-use trails for both motorized and non-motorized trail recreationalists, is pleased to announce the release of their Free Michigan UP Trails app,…

Read more MTEC SmartZone–MI-TRALE RELEASES UP TRAIL APP

Computing is the fastest-growing sector across all industries. The National Science Foundation estimated that science and engineering jobs increased by 18.7 percent over the past decade, and 59 percent of that growth was in computing. This upward trend continues. We have a plan for this future: Say hello to the new College of Computing. When…

Read more Say hello to the new College of Computing at MTU

The first Copper Country Science and Engineering Festival took place at the Hancock Central High School Wednesday. The event featured 60 demonstrations and activities for fourth through seventh grade students from Hancock, Houghton, Chassell, Lake Linden-Hubbell, Calumet, and Dollar Bay-Tamarack City schools. The demonstrations and activities were run by Michigan Technological University students from eight…

Read more Copper Country Science and Engineering Festival hosted at Hancock

A team of Michigan Technological University students won first place in ASM International’s 2019 Undergraduate Design Competition. Their capstone senior design project, “Cobalt reduction in Tribaloy T-400,” was sponsored by Winsert, Inc. of Marinette, Wisconsin. This isn’t the first time, we’ve won! According to Kampe, an MSE student team from Michigan Tech team won first…

Read more Michigan Tech Students Earn First place in ASM International Undergraduate Design Competition

A recent Newsweek post has ranked Houghton and Calumet High schools as one of America’s Best 5000 STEM High Schools. U.P. Schools in the Ranking included: Houghton High School 1707 Marquette High School 4174 Escanaba High School  4318 Calumet High School 4567 Click here to learn more!

Read more U.P. Schools ranked in the top 5000 STEM high schools in the U.S.

Michigan schools are encouraged to participate in the Hour of Code/Computer Science Education Week, December 9-15, 2019. The Hour of Code, www.hourofcode.com, highlights how all students can use computer science to make a positive impact on the world, from writing apps to solving a local problem to using innovative ideas in data science to address global challenges.…

Read more Hour of Code – An Easy Way to Introduce Students to Computer Science

Check out this upcoming event at the Portage Lake District Library on Wednesday, August 14th at 6pm, where the public is invited to hear a presentation about a local teacher’s experience at a summer program at NASA. Visit this Keweenaw Report post for more details.

Read more Houghton Science Teacher To Talk About NASA Program Experience – Keweenaw Report

Explore!  Investigate! Discover the newly renovated Chassell School Forest! Fun hands-on activities presented by Michigan Tech staff & students at 5:00 pm  FREE Pizza in the cafeteria. 5:30-7:00 pm   Parents & Students attend ONE 60-min. Activity Session outside. Meet at 5:30 behind the school at the pavilion. Coordinated by the Michigan Tech Center for Science & Environmental Outreach…

Read more Family Forest Night for K-6 Students & Families at Chassell School on Oct. 23

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