Young Scientists and Engineers Show Promise at 2016 Maine State Science Fair
Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance (MMSA) and The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) co-directed the 70th annual Maine State Science Fair, which was held on March 19, 2016 in Bangor. 155 students from 13 Maine high schools competed for 58 awards, including a chance to represent Maine at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix this May.
Demetri Maxim of Gould Academy placed first overall for continuing his effort to … Read More
MMSA is offering some great worshops for educators! These are excellent opportunities for in-school and out-of-school educators. Get a solid introduction to STEM integration across the K-12 curriculum on April 28. And join us June 22-23 for a STEM Summer Institute at Southern Maine Community College (SMCC), where we will be offering one full-day and two half-day workshops.
MMSA's 2016 Regional Workshops
Introduction to STEM Integration Across the K-12 Curriculum
Thursday, April 28
Full-day workshop, 9 am to 3 pm … Read More
Did you enjoy Hour of Code and want to get more involved in Scratch?
Are you a programmer at any level who wants to get involved in a community of programmers?
Do you lead a Girl Scout or Boy Scout troop, host museum or library events, run an afterschool program, or otherwise work with kids ages 8-16 who may be interested in Scratch?
Then Scratch Day is for you!
The Reach Center at the Maine Mathematics & Science Alliance is again supporting and promoting Scratch Day events in Maine. Won’t you join … Read More
MMSA has been growing in recent months, and we invite you to join us in welcoming Maggie Foster, Kate Kastelein, Gary Lewis, and
Hannah Cunningham to our team!
Maggie Foster led the current wave of new team members, joining MMSA as a research assistant in October 2015. She recently earned her B.A. in Psychology from Bates College. While at Bates, Maggie worked with the VA Clinic in Lewiston to study the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to treat veterans with anxiety and depression. Maggie grew up in … Read More