STEM Education

Machias Elementary School Gets a Full STEM Experience with Maine EPSCoR

Laurie Bragg, ME EPSCoR’s Program and Outreach Manager, has been working with the Rose M. Gaffney Elementary School to engage fifth and sixth-grade students in marine-related STEM activities. Through this work, Bragg has supported various educational opportunities including, as of recently, a series of interactive lessons in the classroom and in the lab at the University […]

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Getting Your Feet Wet: A Summer of Science at the Maine Discovery Museum

Have you heard the old saying about selling seashells by the seashore? Well, what about telling sea stories about the seashore? If you haven’t yet, don’t worry, it’ll catch on soon. This summer, the Maine Discovery Museum will host SEANET education outreach assistant Jordan Houdeshell for a weekly Seaside Stories hour in downtown Bangor. The series, which started […]

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WaYS Receives NSF Includes Grant

Native American ecological knowledge and western science will be integrated in some University of Maine science courses, with the goal of implementing the methods nationwide. With a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant titled INCLUDES (Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science), tribal and UMaine collaborators will develop […]

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Darling Marine Center hosts SEA Fellows Symposium

WALPOLE, Maine — Students, researchers, fishermen, aquaculture entrepreneurs, and other marine professionals gathered at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center (DMC) last month for the 2nd annual SEA Fellows Summer Science Symposium. Undergraduate students from across Maine shared their research on topics ranging from how to increase lobster shell strength to new methods for […]

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October 23, 2017: AQ Educator’s Network Workshop

On behalf of the Maine Aquaculture Educator’s Network, Maine EPSCoR, the University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute, the Island Institute, the Herring Gut Learning Center, and the Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership invite you to attend an Aquaculture Educator’s workshop. The Maine Aquaculture Educator’s Network enhances workforce development and leadership for the future […]

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Seaweed Bootcamp: Now Full!

Enrollment for the upcoming Seaweed Bootcamp for educators is now closed. For more information about the program, please visit the Facebook event. To add your name to the wait list, please contact Laurie Bragg, ME EPSCoR Program and Outreach Manager, at laurie.bragg@maine.edu.

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