STEM Updates and Announcements for April
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Apply for Women’s Funding Alliance Grant for Girls’ STEM Programming
These grants will fund out of school STEM programming for middle and high school-aged girls. For more details on this grant, please refer to the Girls in STEM RFP. Funding requests will be considered for both female-only and coed programs operating through a strong gender lens. Grant amounts range from $5,000 to $20,000. Applications are due on May 1, 2015.
Nature Explore Hosting Two Workshops on Reconnecting Children with Nature
Using Your Outdoor Classroom and Choosing Effective Indoor and Outdoor Materials
When: Wednesday, April 8, 2015
12:30 – 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Where: Bright Horizons at Center Point, Kent, WA
Learn More and Register
Connecting with Community Partners Webinar
When: April 23, 2015; 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
The National Girls Collaborative Project is partnering with Click2SciencePD for the “Connecting with Community Partners” webinar. This webinar will introduce Click2SciencePD’s collection of training resources that support educators with building community partnerships. Attendees will also learn how to use The Connectory, a new online collaboration tool, to find and connect with local STEM partners easily.
Engaging Youth in STEM with SciGirls! A PNWGCP Professional Development Forum
When: April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: Seattle, WA
Participants will learn the latest research for exciting and engaging girls (and boys) in STEM; experience hands-on STEM activities; and gain access to free materials for hands-on, video-enhanced activities that put a creative twist on teaching STEM.
50 Green Activities for Earth Day
Earth Day is April 22! If you are looking for Earth Day activities that won’t actually increase your carbon footprint, check out the 50 Earth Day Activities for Kids. The activities use recycled and natural materials!
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