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Aim for the Stars Science and Math Camps Announcement

On December 11, 2018, Posted by , In Events, With No Comments

Omaha STEM Ecosystems would like to inform the Omaha community of an exciting opportunity for children in grades from 3rd to 10th grade. Registration for these camps opens up the first week of January for 1 week camps that go through June 3rd to August 2nd (no camps during the…

Look what is happening right here in Omaha: Ag. Education at Bryan High

On November 27, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, With No Comments

Agricultural Education Inside the AgroBox By Bev Flatt|November 12th, 2018|Agronomy, CDE/LDE, Chapter Focus, FFA New Horizons View Larger Image In order to feed a hungry planet, future agriculturists have to think outside the box. For some students, this means working inside the AgroBox. When you walk into a classroom at Bryan High School’s Urban…

Biomechanics is a Big Word for Toddlers

On November 20, 2018, Posted by , In Events, With No Comments

Omaha Children’s Museum recently joined forces with the University of Nebraska at Omaha Department of Bio-mechanics and College of Education to host a training for teachers and early childhood educators on how to incorporate science, vocabulary and concepts of bio-mechanics into curriculum for young learners. It sounds like a difficult…

STEM Daily News Alert- October 25, 2018

On October 30, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, With No Comments

News Alert From STEM Daily The STEM News Aggregator Thursday, October 25, 2018 K-12 Education Talia Milgrom-Elcott (Founder & Executive Director, 100Kin10): Want To Keep Students Engaged? Ask, Don’t Tell (Forbes)  Quick: Think about something new you learned in the last year. It could be anything – an improved swing,…

STEM News Update: Northwest High Chemistry Class Conducts Water Testing Project at Pawnee Creek October, 2018

On October 30, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, With No Comments

Video From Channel 3 News attached in link below: https://www.3newsnow.com/news/local-news/itc-northwest-high-take-chemistry-class-to-pawnee-creek    ASHLAND, Neb. (KMTV) – Students at Northwest High got down and dirty this morning at the Wildlife Safari Park in Ashland. It was no field trip for the chemistry class. Instead, they were researchers for the day. Going into Pawnee…

STEM Daily News Alert October 19th 2018

On October 30, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, With No Comments

  News Alert From STEM Daily The Stem News Aggregator Friday, October 19, 2018 Diversity in STEM English-Learners Often Denied Full Access to STEM Education, Report Finds (Education Week)  School systems across the country should do more to ensure that current and former English-language learners have access to STEM education,…

K-12 Technology Newsletter: Evaluate the News, Read for Evidence, Navigate ESL Challenges & More

On October 22, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

The K-12 Technology newsletter is an excellent resource for educators looking to engage all students and to implement technology into instruction. K-12 Technology showcases trusted digital and mobile learning experiences, funding, professional growth, social media, STEM resources, and OERs to help successfully integrate technology in today’s classrooms and schools. For more information,…

Judges Needed for VEX Robotics

On October 15, 2018, Posted by , In Events, With No Comments

Interested in volunteering in supporting Vex Robot competitions in the Omaha area? Venues hosting these competitions are looking for judges to help decide these competitions. If you are interested in volunteering, please use the Sign-up Genius link below Here is a Signup Genius page where volunteers can learn about and…

Using The Fibonacci Sequence To Help Children Understand Evolution and The World Around Them

On October 15, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

Omaha Stem Ecosystem is excited to share with everyone a free educational resource from @Scifri that we helped make a reality! The resource focuses on the evolution and the Fibonacci sequence by measuring x-rays of different organisms. Check out how our organisms are helping educate kids everywhere! Check out x-rays…