Western New York STEM/STEAM Week - May 15-22
Western New York STEM is Launched with STEM/STEAM Week
The Western New York STEM Hub is a growing network of individuals and organizations across sectors in the five-county region with interest in facilitating collaboration in support of careers and real-world learning for Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and the Arts. Representation includes PreK-12, higher education, business/industry, informal learning environments and professional organization representatives.
The Western New York STEM Hub is one of several hubs that comprise the Empire State STEM Learning Network with coordination under the SUNY Vice Chancellor’s Education Pipeline initiatives. The UB Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences serves as the Hub’s Steward Organization providing facilities, in-kind support and general guidance under the Associate Director, Dr. Gene Morse.
In order to promote awareness of STEM and STEAM (integration of the Arts with STEM disciplines), the Western New York STEM Hub established a Western New York STEM/STEAM Week from May 15-22.
Further details on all STEM/STEAM Week events can be found at www.wnystem.org. or on the following attachment.
Individuals interested in further information about the Western New York STEM Hub can contact the organization through the Contact Us page on the website or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Michelle Kavanaugh, Ed.D., WNY STEM Hub Facilitator
2014 STANYS Awards Dinner
Summer STEM Institute at Alfred State - July 13th and 15th
The NYS STEM Education Collaborative is holding an extensive,
innovative and exciting Summer STEM Institute at Alfred State, Alfred, New York
between July 13th and 15th.
Become a part of the learning, the experience and the conversation!
An outstanding and diverse plenary panel Is planned with three distinguished
Keynote speakers spread throughout the program. It is an ideal institute
for K-12 teachers, college professors, engineers and school administrators.
1) Housing and parking are a short walking distance to where the Institute is being held
2) The Institute is housed within three modern interconnected buildings.
3) You can expect to experience accomplished presenters who will demonstrate creative ways to
integrate STEM learning
4) Our Institute will be the only venue on campus
5) Vendors representing all learning levels and instructional disciplines will be on hand.
6) Pre-Registration ends May 31st.
7) Final registration will take place between June 1st and June 30th for an additional $25.00
For information on the institute's Keynote Speakers, Plenary Panelists, Registration, Informational Fliers, Housing, Presentation and Poster session topics GOTO:
Direct any questions or inquiries to Chuck Goodwin at email@example.com
Science & Mathematics Day at Buffalo State
Buffalo State is excited to present a celebration of science and mathematics at Buffalo State College on Monday, May 19, 2014 from 4:30 -7:30PM. High School students and teachers will experience science and math in action, listen to great speakers, and make science demonstrations they can take home. Demonstrations include air rockets, penny-melting with a Fresnel lens, electronic musical instruments, riding on a large hovercraft, chemistry demonstrations and more! Tours of the New Science Building will include facilities such as DNA Sequencing, Confocal Microscope, Electron Microscope, NMR, and Single Crystal X ray Crystallography. Refreshments will be provided.
To help us plan, please pre-register you and your students by May 15, 2014 at: https://www.research.net/s/BSCMathScience
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K-8 Science Educator Award & STANYS Western Section Service Award
The Western Section of STANYS is requesting nominations for its K-8 Science Educator Award & the STANYS Western Section Service Award.
Please click here for more information
Local Summer 2014 Activites
July 1- Sept-21 Mummies-Buffalo Museum of Science - Humboldt Pkwy, 9 am-5 pm Sunday-Wednesday; 9 am-9pm Thursday-Saturday
July 6, 2014 Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary,- 5067 Townline Road, Delevan 65 species of endangered and protected geese. 2-5 pm Sunday. 942-6835 www.gooseneckhillwaterfowlfarm.com
July 12, 2014 Insectival- Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhmann Blvd, Buffalo, 10 am-2 pm 825-6397 www.science-buff.org/tifft-nature-preserve
July 26, 2014 Astronomy Night at Penn Dixie 4050 North Street, Blasdell Telescopes will focus on Saturn, Mars and constellations 7:30 pm Saturday 627-4560 www.penndixie.org
August 24, 2014 Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary,- 5067 Townline Road, Delevan 65 species of endangered and protected geese. 12-5 pm Sunday. 942-6835 www.gooseneckhillwaterfowlfarm.com