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Gaining STEAM on STEM

Gaining STEAM on STEM seeks to expand and connect STEM programming
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Math, Science, & Art Fabrication Activities

Prepared for April 4 Teacher Tuesday, Peoria Riverfront Museum Registration and complete program details available at  http://go.illinois.edu/teachertuesdays Teacher Tuesdays is a networking event to spur ideas that teachers can test...

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Fab Lab

Make, Play, Connect, and Read

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MAKE Looking for hands-on classroom activities? Visit the Science Snacks page of the Exploratorium Teacher Institute. All activities are hands-on, teacher-tested, and use cheap, available materials....

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JUMP Teacher Tuesday

JUMP Simulation and Education Center host Teacher Tuesday

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University of Illinois Extension staff in the Fulton-Mason-Peoria-Tazewell Unit are collaborating with River City Labs, Caterpillar STEM Outreach, Greater Peoria Economic Development Council, and Champaign-Urbana Fab Lab to provide engaging and interactive events and discussions focused around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education and how educators and out-of-school time pr...

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Project Next Generation

Project Next Generation | Brimfield Public Library

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ProjectNext Generation Grant The Brimfield Public Library has been awarded the Project Next Generation Grant by Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White for the second year in a row. Project Next Generation (PNG) is an initiative that strives to empower young people ages 10-18 by giving them access to new technologies, technology training, and mentor...

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Inspiration

Make Something

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Few trends in K-12 ed tech are as hot—or as under-researched—as "Maker" education. The term generally refers to using a wide variety of hands-on activities (such as building, computer programming, and sewing) to support academic learning and the development of a mindset that values playfulness and experimentation, growth and iteration, and collaboration and community. Typically,...

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MAKER MOVEMENT SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

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Maker Movement Selected Bibliography Provided by Chicago Public Library Maker Lab. Visit your local library for copies of the following books.  You can learn more about each book title by following the link to a book review....

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Midwest Makerfest - Peoria Civic Center | Saturday, August 8th

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Midwest Makerfest - Peoria Civic Center-August 8,2015 The Midwest Makerfest is a family friendly celebration of the art of making, tinkering, and inventing. We're inviting people who are passionate about science, technology, arts, craft, music and food to join us at the Civic Center in Peoria,IL on August 8, 2015 to showcase what they've made. The festival is...

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