STEM Grants for Maui Nui Teachers

29 Aug

The MEDB Ke Alahele STEM Education Grant Deadlines are approaching.

Robotics Grant Deadline is next week! General STEM Grant Deadline is January.

More Grant information is HERE.

The Annual Ke Alahele Fundraiser Dinner which funds all of these grants was rescheduled due to Hurricane Lane to this Saturday, September 1, 2018. 

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7th Annual STEM Forum & Expo

13 May

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Learn more about NSTA’s 7th Annual  STEM Forum & Expo! http://s6.goeshow.com/nsta/stem/2018/overview.cfm

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STEM for All Virtual Event May 14-21

4 May

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Live Citizen Science Event September 18th

10 Sep

20 Classrooms, 4 Islands, Students Share with Other Students their Citizen Science Discoveries and Plans!

This is a Learning Endeavors Event with funding in part from a NOAA BWET Grant.  Contact learningendeavors@gmail.com for more information.

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Free Online Citizen Science Course Starting August 16th. Join Us!

5 Aug

Island Watershed Citizen Science is a FREE Online Course for Teachers of Hawaiʻi.  Space is still available.  It is a Citizen Science Hawaiʻi Event offered by Learning Endeavors.

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 Download the Full Flyer

Apply Online by 8/13/17 Today

Teacher Participants will:

LEARN to engage students in field-based data collection and analysis that contributes to a larger authentic scientific study: CITIZEN SCIENCE!

RECEIVE an iPad, a Citizen Science Classroom Kit, NGSS Aligned Online Resources, and Ongoing Support

EARN a $450 Teacher Stipend for Full Participation: Online Course, Classroom Implementation, Field Trip, & Attendance at Culminating Virtual Event

FACILITATE at least one field trip for students to engage them in meaningful outdoor watershed citizen science & stewardship.

MEET community experts and scientists currently researching and preserving our island watersheds.

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This event will be facilitated by
Diana Papini Warren, Executive Director of Learning Endeavors.

For more information, Contact Us TODAY!

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This Event is Provided with Funding from a NOAA BWET Grant.

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Maui Watershed Citizen Science FREE Event

17 May

We welcome the Maui STEM Education Community to join us Tuesday May 23rd, 5:30 – 7:00 PM at the Historic Iao Theater to hear students present about their experience with this program this year.

Teachers and students were citizen scientists, using mobile labs of tablets to gather biodiversity and other data in our watersheds.  To tell their “Stories of the Watershed”, students created ArcGIS StoryMaps and other arts and cultural integration projects.  Come see and hear from the students next week!

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Funding was provided by the NOAA B-WET Grant.  Mahalo to all of our partners, participating teachers, and fabulous students!

For more about Learning Endeavors and the Maui Watershed Citizen Science Program, visit our websites:

www.learningendeavors.org

www.citizensciencehawaii.org

Computer Science Education Week Coming!

26 Nov

Celebrate Computer Science Education Week December 5-11!

Host an Hour of Code Event:download  Learn more at code.org!

Present a Video on “Why Computer Science?”

Invite a Guest Speaker from the CS Field to School!

Explore the many resources at the official CSED Website: https://csedweek.org/

Maui Watershed Citizen Science – Teacher Workshop in January

2 Nov

cs-logo-webtightLearning Endeavors and Partners are pleased to announce:

Maui Watershed Citizen Science
A 4-Day Teacher Workshop
January 20,21 & 27,28
8:00 am – 2:00 PM

Teachers will:

  • LEARN to engage students in field-based data collection and analysis that contributes to a larger authentic scientific study: CITIZEN SCIENCE!
  • RECEIVE a Citizen Science Classroom Kit, Standards-based Lessons, Online Resources, and Ongoing Support
  • EARN a Teacher Stipend for Full Participation, Implementation, and Attendance at a Culminating Event
  • GAIN ACCESS to a Mobile Citizen Science Technology Lab
  • FACILITATE citizen science field trips for students to the native forest and/or coastal dunes and wetlands sites. (Bus transportation funding available.)

FOR FULL DETAILS, DOWNLOAD FLYER:  maui_cs_flyer2017

APPLY ONLINE TODAY

For more information contact Learning Endeavors at learningendeavors@gmail.com

This Program is Funded by a NOAA B-WET Grant.

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Maui Secondary Science PD Opportunity!

17 Oct

Deadline to Apply is October 31st!

DOWNLOAD FULL FLYER FOR DETAILS: opihirecruitmentflyer_2016-2017

OPIHI is a citizen science program where secondary school students monitor rocky intertidal areas using scientific methodology, species, ID, and sampling techniques.

Apply Online at the link in the flyer!

This is a hybrid format opportunity with online sessions combined with the following Maui sessions:

March 4 & 5 
April 1

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Roadtrip Nation in Hawai’i on STEAM!

15 Sep

Roadtrip Nation is sending students on a Hawaii road trip to explore how the STEAM fields are powering the islands into the future! If you’re a local resident of Hawaii age 18-26 who’s interested in science, technology, engineering, art, and/or math, apply here: rtn.is/hawaiirtn_hi