Education Events

Energy Institute: Teaching Energy as a Crosscutting Concept Using NGSS Science and Engineering Practices

July 7, July 15, July 19, August 3, August 18, 2016 This course will emphasize the relationships and interactions of ...
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Engineering a Greener Future: Biorenewables and Energy Workshop for Elementary Teachers

June 27 - July 1, 2016 Iowa State University (ISU) is offering elementary school teachers the opportunity to participate in ...
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Summer Academy for Middle School Teachers

June 27 - July 15 and July 28, 2016 Iowa State University (ISU) is offering middle school science teachers the ...
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Research Experiences for Teachers

June 13 - July 29, 2016 To provide teachers with research experiences and on-going relationships with career scientists that will enable ...
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Incorporating Universal Design in Your Classroom – Case Studies, Tools and Techniques

Tuesday, Nov 17th,  2015, 12:30 - 2:30 pm, 2004 Black No cost. Presenters: 12:30 pm: Allison Lombardi, University of Connecticut ...
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Panel: An Overview of Universal Design for Learning in Higher Ed (Part 1)

3:10-5:00, Monday, October 19, 2015 2019 Morrill Hall, Iowa State University Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an approach to ...
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STEM Education Equity: Policies to Create Opportunities in Rural Iowa

Monday, October 19, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sheraton Hotel, 210 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City, IA (Dean Ballroom, Lower ...
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See C6 BioFarm at the Iowa State Fair

Varied Industries Building Thursday, Aug. 20 and Sunday, Aug. 23, 8:45 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. The C6 BioFarm Booth at ...
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Creating a Biorenewable Product in the Middle School Classroom

Creating a Biorenewable Product in the Middle School Classroom Iowa NSF EPSCoR invited middle school educators to a free workshop ...
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Research Experiences for High School Teachers

Applications are still being accepted for the Center for Biorenewable Chemicals (CBiRC) RET program. The program provides teachers with the ...
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University of Northern Iowa STEM summer camps

As part of Iowa NSF EPSCoR’s goal of engaging students at all levels in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), ...
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Iowa State Students Collaborate at C6 BioFarm Hackathon

Six students studiously stared at computers for eight hours October 4 during the C6 BioFarm Hackathon, which was held to ...
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Iowa NSF EPSCoR Reaches Out to K-12 Math and Science Teachers

More than 500 Iowa math and science teachers gathered in Iowa State University’s Scheman Building for the 2014 Iowa Council ...
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C6 BioFarm Hackathon

Saturday, October 4, 2014 434 Design, Iowa State University Are you interested in improving your resume, winning cash prizes, and ...
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Iowa NSF EPSCoR Represents at the Iowa State Fair

Food on a stick, the grandstand, livestock, and the Iowa State Fair Queen are what people typically think of at ...
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STEM Workshop Transforms Iowa Teachers Into Medical Detectives

This summer, a group of Iowa middle school teachers abandoned the books and became crime scene investigators, learning techniques and ...
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CEO Stresses STEM Workforce Development in Iowa

While educational institutions across the country put an emphasis on STEM instruction, one company CEO says there is more to ...
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Creating a Passion for STEM in Elementary Students

Reading, ‘riting, and ‘rithmetic are often what people think of when elementary schools cross their mind. However, the Biorenewables Workshop ...
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Middle School Biorenewable Workshop

July 16-17, 2014 North Iowa Area Community College, Mason City, Iowa Middle school teachers can learn about "Creating a Biorenewable ...
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Biorenewables Workshop for Elementary Teachers

July 7 - July 11, 2014 Parkview Middle School, Ames, Iowa The FOSS modules “Chemical Interactions”, “Weather and Water” and ...
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Black Youth Achieving Excellence: WindSTEP (Wind STEM Talent Expansion Program)

Center for Diversity and Enrichment/EPSCoR Summer Camp June 23 - 27, 2014 8th-9th grade African American Youth. Contact: Karla Alvarez, ...
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EPSCoR Energy Summer Institute

University of Iowa, Iowa City June 23 - July 4 4th through 12th grade science and technology teachers interested in ...
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Research Experiences for High School Teachers

June 9 - July 25, 2014 Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa A seven-week summer professional development program which provides teachers ...
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Summer Academy for Middle School Teachers

July 7 - July 25, 2014 Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa Middle school science teachers have the opportunity to participate ...
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Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Core Training at University of Iowa and Iowa State University

University of Iowa 301 Communications Center Contact: Kandy Munson. June 22 - June 27   PLTW Gateway: Medical Detectives (MD) July ...
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Summer 2014 Pre-Engineering Day Camps

June 16 - August 1, variable University of Iowa College of Engineering University of Iowa, Iowa City Pre-engineering Day Camps, ...
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Science of Energy Library

June 3 - August 31, 2014 Various Locations in Iowa Pre-K through High School students are invited to library programs ...
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Summer Academy for Middle School Teachers to be Held

Iowa NSF EPSCoR, in conjunction with the Center for Biorenewable Chemicals (CBiRC) and Iowa State University, will host a Summer ...
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