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  1. The Inventioneers Ready, Set, PATENT! Scholarship

    August 31, 2012 - December 31, 2017

    Location: New Hampshire
    Website: http://www.InventioneersPatentScholarship.blogspot.com

    Established in 2010, the Inventioneers' Patent Scholarship program provides patent scholarships to student inventors ages 8-16. Each scholarship, valued at $3,000, includes working with an intellectual property attorney to create and file a provisional patent application to give the students' invention patent pending status (and patent protection) for one year. In addition to the patent scholarship, the program provides education about the patent process and a planned intellectual property curriculum for young inventors. Since 2007, the Inventioneers, a youth-run organization and a non-profit public charity, has been dedicated to promoting STEM education nationwide.


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    Posted on: May 14, 2012

  2. East Hill Farm School

    November 5, 2012 - May 28, 2015

    Location: 460 Monadnock Street, Troy, New Hampshire
    Website: http://www.east-hill-farm.com

    East Hill Farm School was designed to provide students with a meaningful, hands on farm experience where they can learn life long skills related to animal husbandry, sustainability, and farm to table concepts. Students will engage in small and large group activities learning about the Farm, its animals and what it takes to keep the Farm functioning. Our farmers will lead your students in daily chores, farm work and workshops throughout your stay. Students will experience hands on how to properly feed the animals, clean the barns and maintain the farm facilities. We feel these practices will educate the students about the responsibilities and skills essential to farm life. Our farmers have many years of experience working with children and families, ages 2-80. They are passionate about passing on their knowledge to all who pass through their barn. East Hill Farm is committed to safety of all visitors. Our staff is trained in First Aid and CPR. We provide a healthy environment including home cooked nutritious food. In addition to the scheduled activities, we also have an indoor swimming pool, a pond with paddle boats and row boats, nature hiking trails developed by UNH Cooperative Extension and we are located at the foot of Mt. Monadnock. Your stay can be customized to accommodate individual student needs as well as school curriculum.


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    Posted on: Nov 5, 2012

  3. Science on Tap

    November 5, 2013 - December 13, 2016

    Location: 909 Elm Street, Manchester, New Hampshire
    Website: http://www.see-sciencecenter.org/visitors/Science-on-Tap.aspx

    A series of monthly informal discussions with scientists and experts on current topics.


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    Posted on: Oct 23, 2013

  4. Climate, Water, Soil, and Hope - Looking for Pilot High Schools

    March 16, 2015 - March 16, 2016

    Location: Online, Online, New Hampshire
    Website: http://www.soilcarboncoalition.org

    A new carbon based curriculum project that is looking for schools to help pilot. The curriculum includes short videos, richly-illustrated articles, cross-disciplinary writing assignments, data collection and analysis, and hands-on experimental work. There are also opportunities for outdoor exploration, creativity, personal and spiritual reflection, photography, filmmaking, and open-source software development.


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    Posted on: Mar 16, 2015

  5. Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Science (GSS)

    May 1, 2015 - May 1, 2016

    Location: University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire
    Website: http://gss.unh.edu/

    The Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Science (GSS) at the University of New Hampshire is a multidisciplinary program designed to provide graduate level education in the applied and theoretical technology and applications of geospatial science. Students within the program are afforded the opportunity to build their five course requirement certificate from a variety of required and elective classes from different disciplines to best fit their academic, research, or professional interests. The flexibility of this program makes the program ideal for a student looking to complement their degree or a professional looking to build knowledge, skill and credentials within the Geospatial Sciences.


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    Posted on: Mar 9, 2015

  6. Citizen Science & Healthy Beaches Internship

    May 25, 2015 - August 21, 2015

    Location: UNH - Cooperative Extension, Durham, New Hampshire
    Website: http://newenglandstewardshipnetwork.org

    This NH EPSCoR Internship is an opportunity to work with staff and researchers from the University of New Hampshire, the New England Sustainability Consortium, the Stewardship Network: New England, NH Sea Grant, and UNH Cooperative Extension on 1) Citizen Science Field Work; 2) Coastal Pollution Lab Work; and 3) Community Engagement.


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    Posted on: Feb 16, 2015

  7. Internship in Land Stewardship & Conservation Field Work

    June 1, 2015 - August 7, 2015

    Location: University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire

    This internship will assist New Hampshire-based conservation organizations and agencies in implementing land and water stewardship projects and environmental research projects. Staff from the Stewardship Network: New England and UNH Cooperative Extension will coordinate an internship with a variety of projects over the summer, allowing the successful intern to work with up to five different New Hampshire environmental organizations. Stewardship and conservation projects are to be selected to offer a diverse set of opportunities, including those related to wildlife and habitat management, land conservation, recreation on conservation lands and ecological restoration.


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    Posted on: Feb 17, 2015

  8. Research Experience for Undergraduates - NH EPSCoR Ecosystems & Society

    June 1, 2015 - August 21, 2015

    Location: Within New Hampshire, Within New Hampshire, New Hampshire
    Website: http://www.nhepscor.org

    Provide focused research experiences to undergraduate students. Students must be NH resident. Research focuses on some aspect of the NH EPSCoR Ecosystems and Society project.


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    Posted on: Mar 4, 2013

  9. STEM Scouts

    June 1, 2015 - December 31, 2015

    Location: 571 Holt Ave, Manchester, New Hampshire
    Website: https://stemscouts.org/

    DEVELOP SKILLS The experiments in STEM labs are a chance to be creative, develop your leadership, problem-solving, teamwork and communications skills and learn to think like a STEM professional. BUILD A CAREER STEM Scouts helps pave the way for an exciting future career. STEM jobs are projected to grow 17 percent by 2018, and STEM salaries average 26 percent more than salaries for non-STEM jobs. PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE Interaction with STEM professionals, research skills and the opportunity to publish your work in a peer-reviewed journal all increase your chances for college scholarships. LEARN BY DOING You will see how real people in real companies use hands-on experiments like the ones you do in the STEM lab to invent new technologies, machines, medicines and ideas that change lives.


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    Posted on: Apr 23, 2015

  10. Geospatial 101

    June 24, 2015 - June 26, 2015

    Location: Hopkinton Middle High School, 297 Park Avenue, Contoocook, New Hampshire
    Website: http://extension.unh.edu/Geospatial-101-2015

    Geospatial 101 will provide an introduction to geospatial tools such as GPS, GIS and remote sensing. The institute will also introduce participants to local data collection projects and local data sets. Teachers will be provided with ready-made lessons that promote spatial literacy and use GIS technology in the classroom. Content and activities will be focused towards elementary and middle-school classrooms, although adaptations for older students will also be discussed. All activities will utilize ArcGIS Online in a web browser, which can be used on both PC's and Macs.


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    Posted on: May 8, 2015

  11. Geospatial 101

    June 24, 2015 - June 26, 2015

    Location: 19 School St, North Stratford, New Hampshire
    Website: http://extension.unh.edu/Geospatial-101-2015

    Geospatial 101 will provide an introduction to geospatial tools such as GPS, GIS and remote sensing. The institute will also introduce participants to local data collection projects and local data sets. Teachers will be provided with ready-made lessons that promote spatial literacy and use GIS technology in the classroom. Content and activities will be focused towards elementary and middle-school classrooms, although adaptations for older students will also be discussed. All activities will utilize ArcGIS Online in a web browser, which can be used on both PC's and Macs.


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    Posted on: May 8, 2015

  12. Project SMART

    June 28, 2015 - July 24, 2015

    Location: University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire
    Website: http://www.unh.edu/youth-programs

    Project SMART - Science and Mathematics Achievement through Research Training - is held on the campus of the University of New Hampshire and challenges, educates, and motivates talented High School students entering Grades 11 & 12. Students choose from three program strands -- Marine & Environmental Science, Space Science, or Biotechnology and Nanotechnology. Students are exposed to advanced topics in science, mathematics and computers through lectures, demonstrations, hands-on laboratory experience, and field trips. Students learn the process of research with UNH faculty and graduate students, and provides an excellent opportunity to learn the interdisciplinary nature of the various science areas and the integration of math and computers with scientific research.


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    Posted on: Nov 12, 2013

  13. Research Experience for Teachers - NH EPSCoR Ecosystems & Society

    June 29, 2015 - August 7, 2015

    Location: variable - within New Hampshire, variable - within New Hampshire, New Hampshire

    This program provides focused research experiences to middle and high school teachers, and 2yr college faculty within an active or related area of NH EPSCoR research (see Research Descriptions)


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    Posted on: Mar 4, 2013

  14. Writing Geospatial Lessons

    June 29, 2015 - July 1, 2015

    Location: Hopkinton Middle High School, 297 Park Avenue, Contoocook, New Hampshire
    Website: http://extension.unh.edu/Geospatial-Lesson-Design-2015

    This institute is designed to support experienced geospatial educators as they develop content and skill focused lessons for classroom implementation. The goal of the training is to provide a supportive work environment and plenty of geospatial expertise so that teachers can successfully design lessons for implementation not only in their classroom, but also by other educators working at their grade level and in their content area. Teams of teachers from the same school are encouraged to apply!


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    Posted on: May 8, 2015

  15. KEEPERS

    July 6, 2015 - July 24, 2015

    Location: 23 Academic Way , Durham, New Hampshire
    Website: http://leitzelcenter.unh.edu/keepers/index.html

    KEEPERS (Kids Eager for Engineering Program with Elementary Research-based Science) KEEPERS for Kids is a week-long, half-day, hands–on, minds-on experience for campers entering Grades 2 - 5 that introduces students to various engineering fields. Activities assist students in the development of inquiry and design skills as they explore real science concepts and engage in hands-on challenges. Each day’s programming is accomplished with experienced science teachers, UNH faculty, and graduate students in the civil, chemical, electrical, environmental, and mechanical engineering fields. KEEPERS is held on the campus of the University of New Hampshire, using state of the art facilities and equipment.


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    Posted on: Nov 5, 2013

  16. Mapping with Mobile Devices

    July 7, 2015 - July 9, 2015

    Location: Hopkinton Middle High School, 297 Park Avenue, Contoocook, New Hampshire
    Website: http://extension.unh.edu/Mapping-Mobile-Devices-2015

    Use the power of smartphones and tablets to make maps! Mobile technology allows classes to create maps while in field on virtually any topic related to your curriculum - collect species data, historical points of interest, illegal dumping, non-point source pollution, political campaign signs, etc. The ‘cloud’ is the limit. In this institute, you will learn how to take your students into the field and have them collect data about a variety of topics.


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    Posted on: May 8, 2015

  17. Tech Camp for Teachers - Summer Institute 2015

    July 12, 2015 - July 24, 2015

    Location: Kingsbury Hall / University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire

    The UNH Tech Camp for Teachers is a two-week professional development program where teacher teams from middle and high schools can work together to develop STEM projects that can be implemented at their schools. These projects will require students to use science, technology, and engineering practices, while developing their understanding of key science and mathematics concepts.


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    Posted on: Feb 11, 2015

  18. UNH Tech Camp - Engineeristas

    July 12, 2015 - July 17, 2015

    Location: Kingsbury Hall, 33 Academic Drive, UNH Durham, NH, Durham, New Hampshire
    Website: http://www.ceps.unh.edu/unhtechcamp

    Is a one week camp experience for girls entering grades 6 and 7. This camp features explorations into environmental engineering, ocean engineering, computer science, animation, mechanical engineering and materials science presented by female professionals.Campers will participate in field trips to related campus programs. They will also have opportunity to develop a project based upon their area of interest.


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    Posted on: Mar 7, 2015

  19. FAA ACE (Aerospace Career Education) Academy

    July 13, 2015 - July 24, 2015

    Location: 50 Airport Rd, Gilford, New Hampshire
    Website: http://www.winnaero.org

    When students hear the words “Aviation and Aerospace” they think of pilots and astronauts. The career fields of Aviation and Aerospace include hundreds of careers beginning on the surface of the Earth, extending into the atmosphere and reaching through the solar system to the edge of the universe. Students will participate in hands-on activities and field trips, interview aerospace professionals, fly simulators and take control of a small aircraft. Goals To use aerospace activities as the vehicle to demonstrate the interelationships of STEM subjects: science, technology, engineering and math, To develop an awareness of the variety of careers in the aerospace field, To encourage students to explore a variety of aerospace careers, To provide hands-on experiences for students as they use technology related to aerospace careers.


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    Posted on: Feb 23, 2015

  20. Watershed Ecology Institute

    July 13, 2015 - July 16, 2015

    Location: Hopkinton Middle High School, 297 Park Avenue, Contoocook, New Hampshire
    Website: http://extension.unh.edu/Watershed-Ecology-Institute-2015

    What is a watershed, how do you locate it, and how do you study what lives there? Join fellow teachers and natural resource specialists for a journey into the wonders of the aquatic world. Go into the field to learn data gathering protocols for water quality, macroinvertebrates, fresh water fish and coastal rocky shore plants and animals. Once back in the classroom, learn how to use ArcGIS online accounts (free to all NH educators) to map, analyze and share data within and between watersheds. Share curriculum ideas and hands-on experience to learn how to use ArcGIS Online in your classroom to study watersheds. This workshop is supported by funds from the Esri ConnectEd Grant program and the NSF Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program Research Infrastructure Improvement Award # EPS 1101245.


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    Posted on: May 8, 2015

  21. UNH Tech Camp - TechVentures

    July 19, 2015 - July 31, 2015

    Location: Kingsbury Hall, 33 Academic Drive, UNH Durham, NH, Durham, New Hampshire
    Website: http://www.ceps.unh.edu/unhtechcamp

    TechVentures is a coed camp designed for new and returning campers entering grades 9-10. The projects are designed to be advanced versions of the Techsplorers projects. Campers will be able to choose two different week long projects.


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    Posted on: Mar 7, 2015

  22. UNH Tech Camp Techsplorers

    July 19, 2015 - July 31, 2015

    Location: Kingsbury Hall, 33 Academic Drive, UNH Durham, NH, Durham, New Hampshire
    Website: http://www.ceps.unh.edu/unhtechcamp

    Techsplorers is a two week girls and boys camp for first time campers entering grades 6-8. This camp explores electrical, mechanical, civil, environmental engineering along with robotics, animation and computer technology. Campers will participate in various on-campus activities and local field trips interacting with numerous engineering and science professionals. During the 2nd week of camp campers will work in small groups and present a project.


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    Posted on: Mar 7, 2015

  23. ArcGIS Online for Organizations

    July 21, 2015 - July 23, 2015

    Location: Hopkinton Middle High School, 297 Park Avenue, Contoocook, New Hampshire
    Website: http://extension.unh.edu/ArcGIS-Online-2015

    This institute will help you fully understand how ArcGIS Online can be used in your classroom and in your school! The use of ArcGIS Online through a subscription account (free for all K-12 schools or K-12 informal programs) expands basic online mapping to include tools using analysis, collaboration, and the creation of engaging interactive maps. Examples covered in the institute will include web apps, analyzing and sharing scientific data, and creating online map galleries. Not only will participants in this institute learn how to use ArcGIS Online, teachers will be guided through the process of setting up an subscription account for their school. This workshop is supported by the NSF Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program Research Infrastructure Improvement Award # EPS 1101245.


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    Posted on: May 8, 2015

  24. Geospatial Curriculum Development

    August 10, 2015 - August 12, 2015

    Location: Hopkinton Middle High School, 297 Park Avenue, Contoocook, New Hampshire
    Website: http://extension.unh.edu/Geospatial-Curriculum-Work-Days-2015

    Get help integrating geospatial concepts into your curriculum! Don't worry about having to figure out by yourself how to incorporate mapping in your classroom. This institute provides the perfect environment for designing your approach to using GIS and GPS in your teaching. This institute will feature teachers experienced with GIS offering guidance on integration of geospatial topics into your classes. We will also provide teachers with help planning their Community Atlas projects.


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    Posted on: May 8, 2015

  25. Civil War Era History & GIS

    August 13, 2015 - August 17, 2015

    Location: Hopkinton Middle High School, 297 Park Avenue, Contoocook, New Hampshire
    Website: http://extension.unh.edu/US-History-GIS-2015

    This workshop will provide teachers with GIS skills and effective lessons to use in a U.S. History classroom, with a summer institute focus on Civil War–era history. Learn how to begin introducing GIS to your classroom, and master specific skills which allow GIS to be used most effectively to teach history. Discover ready-made history lessons available through ArcGIS Online—free for NH educators—and learn to collect and create your own historic data layers. Receive specific instruction in building Story Map map tours and journals through an opportunity to visit the 7th Annual Living History Event in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, on August 15–16.


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    Posted on: May 8, 2015

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