New Opportunities: September 14, 2020

STEM Showcase Videos

Bringing together over 1000 videos from the STEM for All Showcases!

Expeditions in Education

 You can do “at home”  (A Virtual Make-It-Take-It)
Register Today
Teachers are facing the challenge of teaching science “from a distance”. Join us for three sessions to see 75 things that can be made by children at home to help them learn science concepts. These learning aides are made from items commonly found at the home or grocery store. Members of the North Carolina Science Teachers Association (NCSTA) will be presenting these ideas via “Zoom” sessions.                  
When: Thursdays, October 1st, 15th and 29th         
 from 4:30 until 6:00 p.m.

Presenters: Laura Lowder, Pfeiffer University 
                    Brad Rhew, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County               
       Manley Midgett, Meredith College

Topics addressed include:  weather, electricity, sound, the Solar System, inertia, force & motion, sink or float, properties of matter, and gravity.

FREE for NCSTA Members

$30 for Non-members (complimentary membership included)
One Registration covers all three sessions.
Credit Card Payments Only.
Register Today
A Zoom link will be sent to those who register on the day of the session(s).Contact Manley Midgett at 919-218-7917 or

Teaching K-12 Science and Engineering During A Crisis!

Toshiba Grants

Grants For Grades 6 – 12

  • Do you teach in a middle and high school classroom?
  • Do you have an innovative idea for improving STEM (Science, technology, engineering and math) learning in your classroom?
  • Is your idea project based learning with measurable outcomes?
  • What do you need to make learning STEM subjects fun for your students?

Sixth to 12th grade teachers are invited to apply on-line for a Toshiba America Foundation grant of up to $5,000 and more than $5,000 to help bring an innovative project into their own classroom.

With a Toshiba America Foundation grant, sixth to 12th grade teachers can bring their best new teaching ideas to life.

Typical Toshiba America Foundation Grant Schedule:

Grant typeApplication received byDecision byFunds sent by
K-5 Less than $1K10/111/1512/15
6-12 less than $5K3/14/155/15
6-12 greater than $5K5/17/18/15

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