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Forensics Chemistry Gamification

Feb 15, 2019


Game Using Chemistry Concepts to Solve a Forensics Case

ChemCollective’s free Mixed Reception game is set in a research group that is developing an antivenom for spider bites. In the opening scene, Nelson Pogline, a talented graduate student, dies unexpectedly at a university reception. In their role as detectives, students must use chemistry concepts to determine if he was murdered, and if so, to solve the case.

Math prizes for girls

Feb 01, 2019


Competition Showcasing Girls’ Math Creativity and Insight

Math Prize for Girls, sponsored by the Advantage Testing Foundation, is the largest mathematics prize for girls in the world. Each fall at MIT, nearly 300 young female mathematicians compete in a challenging test of mathematical creativity and insight.

Nominate a talented 7-12th grade STEM teacher today.

Feb 01, 2019

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Highest Award in Recognition of Exemplary STEM Teaching

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K–12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teaching. The awards are given to teachers who have both deep content knowledge of the subjects they teach and the ability to motivate and enable students to be successful in those areas. Since the program’s inception, more than 4,800 teachers have been recognized for their contributions in the classroom and to their profession. The President may recognize up to 108 exemplary teachers each year. This year the Presidential Awards is honoring secondary teachers. Nominate a talented seventh- through twelfth-grade STEM teacher today using the PAEMST website. If you’re a teacher, you can begin an application at

Deadlines: March 1, 2019, for nominations; May 1, 2019, for applications

Feb 01, 2019


Nominate a Teacher for a Presidential Award

Since 1983 the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) have been recognizing excellent educators spanning all corners of the country‑from one-room schoolhouses in rural Montana to large school systems in the heart of New York City.

Competition for Clean Tech Alternatives

Feb 01, 2019


Competition for Creating a Greener Future

The Clean Tech Competition is a worldwide research and design challenge for precollege youth. The program encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources. Each year the Clean Tech Competition addresses an issue that is grounded in core technological competency areas and focuses on the next great engineering challenges.

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