STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

• Robotics

  • Robot Algebra - CMU
  • Robotics Academy - CMU
  • Robotics Institute - CMU
  • Robot City - Pittsburgh, CMU
  • LEGO Mindstorms NXT
  • IFI VEX
  • Competitions:
    1. FIRST FLL -
    2. FIRST FTC -
    3. FIRST FRC -
    4. MATE- Marine Advanced Technology Education - Underwater Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV)
      1. 1st Pennsylvania Regional MATE - May 22, 2010 - Villanova University - photos/videos
      2. Advisors' Meeting - January 15-16, 2010 - Villanova University, photos/videos


• Opportunities for High School Students related to STEM (free or cheap)


OUTREACH LISTS (SORT THESE!):
http://teachers.egfi-k12.org/category/k-12-outreach-programs/ - outreach K-12
http://teachers.egfi-k12.org/category/k-12-outreach-programs/grades-k-5-outreach-programs/ - outreach K-5
http://teachers.egfi-k12.org/category/k-12-outreach-programs/grades-6-8-outreach-programs/ - outreach 6-8
http://teachers.egfi-k12.org/category/k-12-outreach-programs/grades-9-12-outreach-programs/ - outreach 9-12
http://teachers.egfi-k12.org/category/k-12-outreach-programs/for-teachers/ - outreach for teachers


My diigo bookmarks for "student opportunities" -
My delicious bookmarks for "student opportunities" -

NOTE: Go to the "We Are HOPE" blog which lists many great student summer opportunities

Governor's Schools - Pennsylvania camps for high school students that are topic/theme focused at hosted at PA colleges/universities - canceled for 2009 summer due to budget cuts.
PSSI (Penn Summer Student Initiative), University of Pennsylvania
SMT (Summer Music Technology), Drexel University
SEED, Drexel University
G.I.R.L.S. (Games In Real-LIfe Situations), Drexel University, 2007 Summer was last one
Summer Mentorship, Drexel University
GEMS Camp, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN - math camp for girls
Leadership Academy - Chevy Chase, MD (Washington, D.C.) at the National 4H Club - political camp - conservative values <LINKS>

• Opportunities for Teachers related to STEM (free or cheap)

My diigo bookmarks for "teacher opportunities" -
My delicious bookmarks for "teacher opportunities" -

NOTE 1: Go to the "We Are HOPE" blog which lists many great teacher summer opportunities
NOTE 2: for some photos of past teacher opportunities go here.

Governor's Institutes - Pennsylvania workshops for certified PA teachers that are topic/theme focused and usually hosted at PA colleges/univeristies
I have done 4 GIs. photos
  • 2011 Governor's Institute on Financial Literacy - Elizabethtown College - Elizabethtown, PA - blog - my photos/videos -
  • 2008 Governor's Institute on STEM
  • 2007 Governor's Institute on Technology Education
  • 2007 Governor's Institute on Implementing Math in Career & Technology Education

Hands-On Nanofabrication Workshop for Teachers - Penn State University - 2008 photos

Fellowships:
I have done 3 extended research periods (fellowships) at 3 universities:

• Research and Articles: