Now in its ninth year, the SciTech Festival isn’t a single-day event. It is the country’s third-largest science festival with more than 800 organizations partnering to present more than 2,300 events throughout the year. The festival offers abundant opportunities for kids, teens and adults to explore STEM across the state through interactive events, workshops, exhibitions, displays, lectures and tours. Best of all, SciTech events are free!
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That was the focus of a workshop hosted during the SciTech Institute’s 2019 STEM & Innovation Summit. Many schools claim they have great STEM programs, but often offer little to students beyond AP science courses or after-school clubs. Sometimes, some teachers and administration members within a school may not even be aware of what their STEM curriculum looks like.
More than 1,200 educators, researchers and high-tech business leaders will gather to showcase new products and discuss emerging trends in science, technology, engineering and math at the 2019 Arizona STEM & Innovation Summit Sept. 17.
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Dr. Andrew Maynard, the director of the Risk Innovation Lab at Arizona State University, is on a mission to separate fact from fiction and wring clarity from chaos. He’s convinced better science and technology communication can reduce fears, improve quality of life and help us cope with an ever more complex future.
What’s the next big thing in science and technology? The answers can be found at the Arizona STEM and Innovation Summit presented by the SciTech Institute, an Arizona nonprofit focused on cultivating an ecosystem of conscious science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) communities through awareness, connections and empowerment.
The Arizona SciTech Institute completed its first training event for level 2 Chief Science Officers (CSOs) at the University of Advancing Technology in Tempe. Students from existing CSO programs received training on expanding the reach and depth of their initiatives.