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Students Gain New STEM Skills Through Virtual Workshop

Student designed and printed 3D cases to store their Circuit Playground Express microcontroller.

Over six Saturdays during March and April, thirty-nine middle school students from the Great Lakes Bay area and surrounding regions took part in an interactive virtual workshop focused on basic Programming and 3D Printing.

STEAM Stew IV Virtual Summer Camp

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The STEAM Stew IV virtual summer camp, scheduled for August 2-6, is free, and open to students entering grades 6 through 8 in the fall of 2021. Register now through June 18.

MSU’s Science Festival – A Free Festival for All Ages – April 1-30, 2022

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MSU’s Science Festival is returning for its tenth year to bring a free, virtual celebration for all science lovers.

Welcome to Programming and 3D Printing for Grades 5-8 Virtual Workshop

Adafruit CPX and 3D Design and Printing

The virtual workshop will give students a first look at the fundamentals and applications of computer science, programming, computer-aided design (CAD), and 3D printing technology through interactive, hands-on activities.

Reincarnating Plastics – Michigan State Team Earns $2 Million Grant To Reduce Plastic Waste

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“Waste not, want not” was planted firmly in John Dorgan’s ethos as a kid, watching his father pull nails out of old boards for reuse.

Accessible Periodic Table Recognized At ACS Awards

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At the American Chemical Society’s 22nd Annual ChemLuminary Awards, held virtually on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, the Midland Section of the American Chemical Society was honored with the Chemists with Disabilities Inclusion Award.

STEM Resources for Great Lakes Bay Region K-12 Schools

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MSU St. Andrews offers a variety of online STEM education programs for teachers, students, and families. MSU St. Andrews Virtual Programs Virtual Talks & Activities. Invite a scientist(s) to your classroom for a 30-minute or 60-minute virtual presentation or activity. Topics include 3D printing, astronomy, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, plant science, and robotics. Career talks are also available for middle school and…

Lending Library

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MSU St. Andrews offers a wide array of science equipment and materials to promote student exploration and improved understanding of science concepts.

Introduction to 3D Printing and Modeling Using Tinkercad®, Tuesday, December 15 @ 7 PM via Zoom

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3D Printing is a great way to get students engaged in STEM learning!  Join us via Zoom for a one-hour webinar on the basics of 3D printing and basic model design using Tinkercad® software. Please see our event page for helpful resources.

MSU’s Angela K. Wilson Named President-Elect of the American Chemical Society

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Michigan State University chemist Angela K. Wilson has been named president-elect of the American Chemical Society (ACS). She will serve a three-year term (2021-2023) in the presidential succession. “I join my fellow ACS members in congratulating Dr. Angela Wilson as the incoming president-elect of the society,” said MSU Provost Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D. “Angela is the right leader for the field of chemistry, as…