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Whether you’re a student, parent, teacher or business, ConnectToTech offers the resources and opportunities to get involved and learn more.
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Happy Valentine's Day!
It may only be February (as if the snow would let us forget) but Summer's not that far off. Check out these Summer Opportunities for Students and Teachers:
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is accepting applications for its Summer Undergrad Research Fellowship. College STEM majors must apply through their college or university with submissions due February 13.
NIST is also holding its Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers from July 6-17 with applications due (through your school district) March 13.
Upcoming Events to Check Out:
The Intrepid Museum's Kids Week is February 16 - 21 and features special hands-on workshops activities and guests that all explore outer space and travel. Some activity highlights include: Pop-up Planetarium: Tonight's Sky, Tour Guide Talk: How Big is Space? and Tour Guide Talk with Sally Ride - the first American female astronaut. February 17 is Teacher Appreciation Day at the Intrepid Museum - all teachers can visit for free.
MoMathlon Tournaments are scheduled for March - Middle School teachers are encouraged to sign up now to secure your spot at these popular math tournaments.
Some Local Highlights:
Locally, Morgan DiCarlo is one of 10 "New Faces of Civil Engineering: College Edition" named by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and two Herricks High School seniors: Monica Lee and Deepti Mahajan were named finalists in the 2015 Neuroscience Research Prize.
L'Oreal USA is once again awarding grants to five women to support their post-graduate research in STEM. Applications are due March 20.