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UAA hosts "Micro to Macro: A Collaborative Approach to STEM Education," Friday, April 26

WHAT

“Micro to Macro: A Collaborative Approach to STEM Education”

UAA partners with Anchorage School District teachers and students to showcase new ways to teach science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)

WHO

University of Alaska Anchorage Resilience and Adaptive Management Group

Alaska EPSCoR (Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research)

UAA Planetarium and Visualization Theater

Anchorage School District

WHEN

Friday, April 26, 2013

10 a.m.–1 p.m.

WHERE

UAA ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building

3101 Science Cir.

Anchorage, AK 99508

UAA Campus Map: http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/map/                        

WHY

The University of Alaska Anchorage Resilience and Adaptive Management Group (RAM) received a NASA Space Grant to host training workshop this spring for local teachers to introduce them to new ways to educate students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM.

An important piece of the workshop series is a field trip that brings together 135 K–12 students and 19 teachers from across the Anchorage School District to UAA’s ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building for hands-on activities.

VISUALS

Planetarium Shows, Chemistry and Microbiology Demonstrations, Geomatics Mapping, Scanning Electron Microscope Demonstration

Please see the attached workshop agenda for a complete list of hands-on activities.

CONTACT

Holly McQuinn, hemcquinn@uaa.alaska.edu, 786-7765

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