We hope the year is off to a great start. This newsletter has information about upcoming STEM events around the City along with some ideas for local, fun STEM field trips.
The Center for Educational Outreach
|Events and Opportunities for Students|
Ready Set Design!
The Ready Set Design! program provides introductory engineering experiences for middle school girls in the Baltimore area, through half-day weekend programs at the Johns Hopkins University campus.
There are 2 sessions this fall, September 21st and November 16th. Find out more about times and locations here.
Baltimore Innovation Week
September 20 - 29, 2013.
Baltimore Innovation Week is a week-long celebration of technology and innovation in Baltimore. There will be over 30 events during the week including many for K-12 students.
For more information about that and other events, check out their website.
Where: Society of Women Engineers Conference
Baltimore Convention Center
1 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21201
When: Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 10am - 3:30pm
Who's Invited: Girls in grades 6-8, Parents and Educators, Volunteers
Invent It. Build It. Expo: A parallel program open to the public from 9am- 2pm. Learn about engineering clubs, camps, after-school programs, best practices and grants. Download the flyer to learn more.
|Get Out of Class! Check out some of the STEM field trips in and around Baltimore.|
Target Grant for Field Trips
Deadline to Apply: September 30, 2013
Target stores award Field Trip Grants to K-12 schools nationwide. Each grant is valued up to $700. They accept grant applications between noon CST Aug. 1 and noon CST Sept. 30. For more information visit their website here.
Baltimore Museum of IndustryThe BMI has educational programs and exhibits that explore the stories of Maryland's industries and the people who created and worked in them. Download their educational brochure to learn more about the different programs.
Dates for upcoming orientations:
Sept. 21, 2013 10:30 am & 12:30 pm
Oct. 26, 2013 10:30 am & 12:30 pm
Nov. 23, 2013 11:30 am & 1:30 pm
Dec. 14, 2013 11:30 am & 1:30 pm
Maryland Science CenterThe Science Center welcomes educators and their classes to its Inner Harbor location throughout the school year with a variety of FREE options for in-depth exploration and enrichment experiences. Plus, the Maryland Science Center's Traveling Science Program criss-crosses the Mid-Atlantic region every day delivering programs at schools, libraries, camps, and other gatherings. Read the online guide for more information on how to plan a field trip.
|We look forward to seeing you out and around the City! |
Center for Educational Outreach
|Who We Are|
|The Center for Educational Outreach is part of the Whiting School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Our mission is to inspire and prepare youth, particularly those underrepresented in STEM, to pursue STEM education and careers.|