Mar 11, 2022 2022-03-11
By Big Deal Media
Each month we publish blogs and newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in February.
1. Medical STEM Experiments and Design Challenges
Diagnostic Detectives is a freely accessible offering of medical STEM activities designed for students in grades 6–8 by The International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago.
2. Virtual STEM Field Trip with an Olympian
Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky wants students in grades 3–8 to take a deep dive into game-changing tech and get excited about STEM. Ledecky, in partnership with Panasonic North America and Discovery Education, has launched the STEM Forward educational initiative, which includes activities for families and students, and tools for teachers.
3. Tools for Building Healthy Relationships with Technology
The Center for Humane Technology (CHT), is an organization dedicated to driving a comprehensive shift toward humane technology that supports well-being, democracy, and a shared information environment by engaging a host of constituencies, including educators, technologists, policymakers, and everyday people.
4. Conversations with African American STEM Professionals
The National Museum of African American History and Culture invites middle school and high school students to explore careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Through the Window and into the Mirror is a video conversation series about the experiences of African American STEM professionals today.
5. Virtual Exhibit Delving into American Literary History
The authors featured in the American Writers Museum’s online American Voices exhibit represent the evolution and flourishing of American writing. To start their literary journey through 400 years of American history, students can choose an era spanning from colonial times to the late 20th century, or they can choose one of the themes: Identity, Edge, Promise.
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