Virtual STEM Fair: April 22, 2021
Earth Day Awareness

Awaken. Restore. ReBuild.

Awaken your students in Grades 3-8 to Climate Change and how it is affecting living things on Earth. Learn how we can Restore and Rebuild to improve and preserve our environment. Register for this one day event and Inspire students to:

  • Consider a future STEM career by participating in conversations with prominent professionals
  • Experience hands-on STEM lessons and activities
  • Find solutions to local or global problems in a STEM Challenge

HOW IT WORKS: Teachers register, then project the presentation or share the link with students. You will have access to all of the sessions for the entire day!

Register for the April 22, 2021 Virtual STEM Fair Day: Earth Day Awareness 

 

Featured Speakers and Sessions

Michael Comer

8:30-9:00am EST STEM Activity
How can wind generate electric energy?
Speaker: Michael Comer

 

Dr. Tracy Fanara

9:30am-10:00am EST Career Connection
Superheroes 101: How to Save the World
Speaker: Dr. Tracy Fanara

 

Dr. Olathe MacIntyre

10:30-11:00am EST Career Connection
Shoot for the Moon
Speaker: Dr. Olathe MacIntyre

 

Monica Wadler

11:30-12:00pm EST STEM Lesson 
Take Care of Our Earth-It’s Our Home!
Speaker: Monica Wadler

 

Kelli PalsrokChris Peterson

12:30-1:00pm EST STEM Activity 
The “Wipe It” Coaster Challenge
Speakers: Kelli Palsrok and Chris Peterson

 

Kurt Whited

1:45-2:15pm EST STEM Activity 
Get into Gear
Speaker: Kurt Whited

 

Michael Comer

3:00-4:00m EST STEM Lesson 
Climate Change: How Can You Tell It Happened? How Can You Tell It’s Happening?
Speaker: Michael Wysession

 

 

 

Can’t Join? No Problem!

Register for the webinars you are interested in anyway. All the webinars will be recorded and made available for you to view OnDemand. See the past STEM Fair presentations linked below.

 

 
 

Girl at laptop

Take the Virtual STEM Challenge!

January 1-May 30, 2021

THE CHALLENGE: Have your students design and submit a solution to a local or global problem related to sustaining or improving a healthy environment. 

  1. Download the Resources

  2. Take pictures or short videos of your students’ STEM projects. Share them with us using #TheScienceofDoing on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! 

  3. Join our Science Facebook Group community to connect with other science educators and to stay up to date on all the latest news.

Official rules and entry information

 

Make it local. Take it Global.

Visit our website for free STEM support resources to use before, during, or after the on-demand Virtual STEM Fair experience. Design a Bridge, an earthquake safe building, or a water purification system. The resources on our Experience STEM site provides an opportunity to look at local issues and take it further to global solutions. Use some of the ideas generated to join in the STEM Fair Challenge!

STEM Support Resources

STEM Challenge

 
 

On-Demand STEM Fair Sessions 

Results 1 - 9 of 20
 

On-Demand

 

Testing, Testing, 1...2...3

Testing, Testing, 1...2...3

Meet James Edward West, an extraordinary inventor who invented something we probably use everyday! Students will learn about not only this great inventor, but become an inventor themselves by learning about sound and using some common items to try create their own sound amplifier!

On-Demand

 

What Science REALLY Looks Like

What Science REALLY Looks Like

Take students on a journey through STEM from a fresh perspective. Dajae will challenge the stigma that “science is boring” by sharing her unique pathway to becoming the DOPEST NASA ENGINEER. Dajae will share how she made connections between STEM and her love for hip hop to create fun educational raps. Students will get to discover how cool STEM really is and learn about new careers they didn’t even know existed. The presentation will wrap up with a hip hop performance from Dajae.

On-Demand

 

Looking Inside the Minds of Thrill Seekers

Looking Inside the Minds of Thrill Seekers

They jump out of planes, climb skyscrapers, and will eat anything prompting others to ask 'what's wrong' with them. These are the thrill-seekers. They may appear to be adrenaline junkies, but are they? Dr. Carter will describe the world of the high sensation-seeking personality, exploring the psychology and neuroscience behind this fascinating personality trait. He’ll also discuss the many aspects of his career as a clinical psychologist from working with clients, to teaching, writing, and being on television, radio, and podcasts.

On-Demand

 

Curiosity and Courage: The Inventions of Garrett Morgan

Curiosity and Courage: The Inventions of Garrett Morgan

Garrett Morgan's curiosity about how things worked inspired him to invent things that made the world safer. Let's explore the science behind his safety hood, a device designed to protect miners and firefighters.

On-Demand

 

STEM Lesson/Activity: How Earthquakes Knock Down Buildings

STEM Lesson/Activity: How Earthquakes Knock Down Buildings

In a hands-on demonstration, Michael will show what is important in determining whether or not an earthquake will knock down a building.

On-Demand

 

Career Connection: Playing Well Together: Art Meets Tech

Career Connection: Playing Well Together: Art Meets Tech

Loving technology, Janie Bynum learned to use an Apple computer in 1986 and has been creating designs and illustrations in the digital world ever since. Learning this technology in the “early days” of digital graphic design inspired her to start her own business in 1987. Originally employing other designers, she now works on her own as a freelancer.

On-Demand

 

Origami Time! How to Engineer a Flying Cylinder

Origami Time! How to Engineer a Flying Cylinder

Come enjoy some mental gymnastics and fun critical thinking exercises. All you need is a sheet of paper, a ruler, scissors, pencil and your imagination.

On-Demand

 

Career Connection: Twin Pops & Technology with Jamie Schultz and Brice Mills

Career Connection: Twin Pops & Technology with Jamie Schultz and Brice Mills

Headquartered in Wheeling, W.V, the company operates three manufacturing plants throughout the country, producing more than 2 million Twin Pops a day. This session will provide an in depth tour of the production facility, highlighting the science, technology and robotic machinery used to make the products.

On-Demand

 

Career Connection: Why Not You? Thoughts on Being a STEM Entrepreneur

Career Connection: Why Not You? Thoughts on Being a STEM Entrepreneur

Joshua Goldberg is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Legends of Learning, a learning metaverse where anyone can learn anything through games. Prior to Legends, Josh served as Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer for Sunlight Financial, the largest consumer focused energy lender in the United States.
 
 
 


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Tag us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook using @SavvasLearning with hashtag #TheScienceofDoing to show us your projects!

 

Career Connection sessions are facilitated by leaders from the following organizations.

TeacherGeek
Inspector Planet
Listen Up
 
Legends of Learning
Twin Pops
Janie Bynum
 

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