The Next Generation WeatherBlur Project is an evolving online learning community for students (grades K-8), teachers, scientists, fishermen, and interested community members to explore the local impacts of weather and climate in coastal communities. The WB learning community uses online technologies to participate in an evolving set of “co‑created” citizen science projects, deeply authentic real-world investigations developed in ongoing and negotiated partnerships between scientists and members of the public. These … Read More
MMSA's Afterschool Coaching for Rural Educators in STEM (ACRES) project, funded by a $1.2 million grant from the Noyce Foundation, was among those announced by the White House in a press release on October 19. President Obama embraced a cluster of exciting new STEM initiatives as part of his “Educate to Innovate” campaign.
The project provides afterschool educators in rural settings access to professional development in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Over the next three years, the project team … Read More
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Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance is proud to present our new look and website. With a more modern logo, a website we hope you'll find easy to navigate, and a new monthly electronic newsletter, we're bringing our image more in line with our work and reaching out to our community.
MMSA's commitment to STEM education, excellent professional development, and strong partnerships throughout the state of Maine and beyond remain. We are building on our more than 20-year history, not leaving … Read More
Young people in the Machias area will now have new ways to connect with resources in science, engineering, technology, and mathematics (STEM).
In STEM Guides Downeast, launched at an exciting event September 1 at the University of Maine at Machias, youth will participate in 4-H STEM programs and in science clubs based at libraries, schools, and afterschool programs. Youth themselves will recruit local entrepreneurs, engineers, astronomers, and technicians to contribute to presentations at Teen Science Cafes.
The STEM … Read More