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STEM to STEAM Workshop Proposal for Joseph L. McCourt Middle School. Carolyn M. Dooley, Art Teacher Joseph L. McCourt Middle School Cumberland, RI. STEM: Brown University. STEM PD for teachers Stephanie Feger , Program Specialist/Educational Technology Stephanie Feger@brown.edu

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stem to steam workshop proposal for joseph l mccourt middle school

STEM to STEAM Workshop Proposal forJoseph L. McCourt Middle School

Carolyn M. Dooley, Art Teacher

Joseph L. McCourt Middle School

Cumberland, RI

stem brown university
STEM: Brown University

STEM PD for teachers

Stephanie Feger, Program Specialist/Educational Technology

Stephanie Feger@brown.edu

The Education Alliance at Brown University

4 Richmond Square; Providence, RI 02906

www.alliance.brown.edu

401-867-8976

stem brown university cont d
STEM: Brown University (cont’d)
  • The Artemis Project
  • five-week summer program
  • directed by four undergraduate women at Brown University
  • introduces rising 9th-grade girls to computer science, targeting them at the critical age when the disparity between males and females in the sciences becomes most pronounced.
  • The program is free
  • students have the option to obtain free RIPTA bus passes
  • lunch is provided every day
  • http://www.cs.brown.edu/orgs/artemis/2012/about.html
stem west point
STEM: West Point

United States Military Academy at West Point

Center for STEM education

Run through the Admissions Office

COL Deborah MacDonald

(845) 938-5706

http://www.usma.edu/cse/SitePages/Home.aspx

FREE STEM PROGRAM for BOTH GENDERS

4 days/3 nights

The 2013 STEM Workshop application will be available in January.

stem naval academy
STEM: Naval Academy

United States Naval Academy at Annapolis

http://www.usna.edu/Admissions/stem.html

If you have questions regarding Summer STEM 
please email cgoevent@usna.edu

stem to steam risd
STEM to STEAM: RISD

John Maeda, new President of RISD, is an MIT graduate

RISD now has a heavy emphasis on engineering

Introducing the Art into STEM: STEAM

RISD is actively working to get STEAM funding by Congress at http://stemtosteam.org/ and the National Science Foundation at

Bridging STEM to STEAMstemtosteam.org/archive/?page_id=428

BabetteAllina, Office of Government Relations: stemtosteam [@] risd.edu / 401-454-6317

Presently, no middle school programs available;

however, RISD offers STEAM classes to teachers

stem to steam proposal
STEM to STEAM Proposal

STEM to STEAM workshop at McCourt

Format:

-9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on a Saturday

-not a teacher-run event

-run by volunteers who are engineering majors from URI and professional engineers in community

-Number of students is dependent on the number of workshops offered

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STEM Proposal (cont’d)
  • In Progress: Tucker W. Shosh, Major, B.A., Providence College will assist in modeling the program after West Point to create a satellite STEM program & assist with funding (Phone: 401.865.2471)
  • Since PC is a liberal arts college, he cannot secure STEM majors—must go to URI
  • Possible Local Resource: Science Center Outreach; Brown University; Box 1992; Science Library, 3rd Floor 201; Thayer Street; Providence, RI 02906; Phone 401-863-6890
stem to steam proposal what would the workshop look like
STEM to STEAM Proposal: What would the workshop look like?
  • 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. registration/check-in
  • 9:00 – 9:15 welcome (whole group in cafe)
  • 9:20 – 10:55: Session I
  • 11– 12:30: Session II
  • 12:30 – 1:00 pm: Closing Remarks and resources

Select 2 Workshops (in Classrooms)

  • Chemical Engineering: create a potato rocket
  • Mechanical Engineering: Aviation—create a balsa wood airplane
  • Physics: Spaghetti Bridge competition
  • Technology: Hacking
  • Art to Physics Egg Drop Competition: create an aesthetically pleasing & functional container for an egg drop competition