Your help could further MMSA’s vision of a brighter STEM future for the State of Maine and the nation. Today, I ask you to support MMSA and become a part of the movement to support exciting new ways for our youth to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math.
MMSA Title: STEM Education Specialist Kate Cook is a STEM Education Specialist at Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance, where she supports formal and informal educators in effectively engaging learners in high quality STEM learning experiences. She is particularly passionate about supporting educators and educational leaders in developing the necessary skills and knowledge to engage students… [Read More]
It is no secret that rural communities across the United States struggle to retain motivated and talented STEM workers—and Maine is certainly no exception. Rural labor markets are in transition, and there is a common misconception that individuals interested in innovation and cutting-edge STEM careers must relocate to urban centers or regional tech hubs to… [Read More]
Intel ISEF Grand Awards – these students will travel to Phoenix in May to represent their work, their schools, and their state at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair. First Place: Tyler Delargy of Bangor High School Second Place: Antonina Zakorchemna & Artem Laptiev of Fryeburg Academy Third Place: Amara Ifeji of Bangor High… [Read More]
MMSA Title: STEM Education Specialist Rebecca combines her passion for conservation, science and education into a unique role at Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance. She joined MMSA December 2018 and is currently working on the citizen science project, WeatherBlur, and is co-coordinating the Maine State Science Fair through the Reach Center at MMSA. Prior to… [Read More]
MMSA Title: STEM Education Specialist Rhonda joined MMSA in January of 2019 as a STEM specialist. Rhonda graduated from the University of Maine with a Bachelor of Science in Ecology and Environmental Science and a Master of Arts in Teaching. She is a certified K-8 Teacher, 7-12 Life Science Teacher, and a Building Administrator. Before… [Read More]
| | | This project is funded by the National Science Foundation, grant #1440464. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
STEMports is a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded collaborative research project between the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance and the Field Day Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. STEMports is an augmented reality game for community-based STEM learning and workforce development. STEMports engages youth and families in missions (ports) to enhance science, technology, engineering,… [Read More]
On Sept 13-14 the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance led a conference in Washington DC on the topic of out-of-school STEM learning in rural places. The conference was the first of its kind to bring together about 30 innovators and experts in rural STEM learning that happens outside of school; these were people who organize… [Read More]
AR Girls is a National Science Foundation funded research project designed to support teenage girls with an interest in art to develop science communication skills through interactive digital storytelling. MMSA held the first AR Girls Summer Intensive Camp August 6th – 17th at Waterfall Arts in Belfast, ME. This camp is the first ever Augmented… [Read More]