NEW for School Year '13—'14:
News flash: Math Midway extended through April 27
Math Midway PreK-Grade 12
January 17 through March 17 April 27, 2014
See how mathematics can be an experimental science, a lens through which to view a situation and, perhaps most importantly, a fun activity accessible to everyone.
to apply for an RMSC School Scholarship to visit Math Midway, generously provided by OppenheimerFunds and other sources.
$1 off admission per student for the first 500 students who book
Under Construction: Building Careers PreK-Grade 12
Opened January 10, 2014
Careers in the trades, engineering and technology.
Learn about safety. Be a crane operator, electrician, plumber, or bricklayer.
Code word "Careers"
Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk Grades 4-8
Selected dates beginning in late October 2013
Join a team of explorers on an exhilarating Colorado River whitewater adventure and the captivating story of the worldwide water crisis and the great drought now plaguing the American Southwest. What can each of us do to make a difference?
Free Watershed Outreaches at your school
Offered by the RMSC in conjunction with the County of Monroe's Water Education Collaborative
Open to students in all grades
Your students will have fun learning about how to help protect our watershed. Students rotate through three stations:
♦ Computer Station
Click here for a flyer, and contact Tim Cawley at
585.271.4552 or email@example.com
Electricity Theater Grades 4-12
It's musical lightning featuring Tesla coils! Ignite an interest in the science of electricity, power and energy with this science show featuring a dazzling display of indoor bolts of musical lightning.
News You Can Use:
CWS Spring Workshop & Dinner
For Teachers of Elem.— High School
Monday, April 7, 2014 4-8pm
at Nazareth College
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 2
Cost: $25 ($20 for members* and pre-service)
Professional Development Certificate Available
Cost includes workshop session of your choice, dinner, vendors, and our dinner speaker, Doug Llewellyn: "Ready or Not, Here They Come - The New National Standards and Their Implication for Scientific Argumentation."
Choose between sessions on topics including: Productive Talk in the Classroom, Common Core/Science, Tides, Science and Engineering Practices, Chemistry, Robotics, and NASA. Brought to you by the Science Teachers Association of New York State-Central Western Section.
Click Here for a flyer and application form.
Want to join the fun?
*Not a CWS STANYS Member? The Central Western Section of STANYS offers networking, multiple events, and more. Join now using the Membership Form (last page) and save $5 off the cost of this workshop. Elementary teachers are welcome.
STEM Professional Development Summer Institute
Interested in advancing STEM learning in your classroom?
For Teachers of Grades K–12
from the 9-county Finger Lakes Region
August 11–15, 2014 & follow-up sessions
Location in the Rochester area TBA
Registration Deadline: March 31, 2014
Free & $250 stipend & Certificate for PD credits
Do you want to enhance the lessons that you already teach using inquiry-based STEM learning? Then you could be one of 25 teachers advancing STEM learning this summer. Teachers attending this workshop will have concrete lessons supported by real world examples and integrated with technology to bring back to the classroom for the ‘14-‘15 school year.
(Note: STEM includes a wide variety of subjects, including not only science and engineering, but math, computer science, information technology, manufacturing, trades, medicine and more)
Click Here for more information and how to apply.
Click Here for a tri-fold flyer.
Empire State STEM Learning Network:
Finger Lakes Hub
The Finger Lakes STEM Hub is a catalyst for collaboration among business, education, community organizations, government entities and passionate individuals leveraging diverse resources together to advance the interdisciplinary teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines for sustained economic vitality in our nine-county Finger Lakes Region.
Click Here for STEM resources
Elementary Science Program
It's Science Time!
Click Here for curriculum, upcoming events, teacher-created resources, information on the Next Generation Science Standards, and much more...excelent website resources whether or not your school is part of Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES.