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  1. The Inventioneers Ready, Set, PATENT! Scholarship

    August 31, 2012 - December 31, 2017

    Location: New Hampshire

    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. Science on Tap

    November 5, 2013 - December 13, 2016

    Location: 909 Elm Street, Manchester, New Hampshire

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

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    Posted on: Oct 23, 2013

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

    March 16, 2015 - March 16, 2016

    Location: Online, Online, New Hampshire

    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

  4. Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Science (GSS)

    May 1, 2015 - May 1, 2016

    Location: University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire

    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

  5. STEM Scouts

    June 1, 2015 - December 31, 2015

    Location: 571 Holt Ave, Manchester, New Hampshire

    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

  6. VEX Robotics Competitions

    August 18, 2015 - August 31, 2018

    Location: Pembroke Academy, 209 Academy Road, Pembroke, New Hampshire

    VEX Robotics Competitions are STEM focused competitions for students spanning grades 3 through college. The VEX IQ competitions are for Elementary and Middle Schools, the VEX Robotics Competition is for Middle school and High School, and the VEX-U Competitions are for universities and Colleges. There are head to head competitions, and individual team competitions (robot skills, programming skills and online challenges) There are events throughout New Hampshire.

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    Posted on: Aug 17, 2015

  7. CAP Aerospace Dimensions Teacher Workshops

    September 19, 2015 - April 16, 2016

    Location: Laconia Airport Terminal, 65 Aviation Dr, Gilford, New Hampshire

    WinnAero is offering Aviation and Space professional development to the STEM teachers of New Hampshire. WinnAero is the Aviation and Aerospace Education Center at Winnipesaukee and is headquartered at the Laconia Airport. Six different session are planned that will cover the 6 Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Modules; Introduction to Flight, Aircraft Systems and Airports, Air Environment, Rockets, Space Environment and Spacecraft. Two additional sessions have been added, a Teacher Orientation Program (TOP) Flight and an Aerospace Excellence session. Teachers attending these sessions will receive a one year CAP Aerospace Education Member (AEM) membership and an opportunity to apply for CAP grants. NH CAP Aerospace Education Officers are invited to participate as well.

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    Posted on: Jun 1, 2015

  8. Enhancing engagement with CCSS MP3: Developing students’ capacity to "construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others”

    September 29, 2015 - November 24, 2015

    Location: University of New Hampshire , Durham , New Hampshire

    Common Core State Standard for Mathematical Practice #3 – Constructing mathematical arguments and critiquing the reasoning of others – outlines a set of competencies that mathematically proficient students must exhibit: making and testing conjectures, using deductive reasoning and evaluating arguments. Developing such competencies is a complex process. We have designed a collection of mathematical lessons, which utilize the core content of secondary Algebra and Geometry curricula, to engage students in practices that promote their capacity to construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others. The lessons are intended to be naturally integrated across the curriculum, rather than form a separate unit. Could your students benefit from this? Would you like to examine and test these materials and provide UNH researchers with your opinion on them? If so, this professional development opportunity is for you! You will have the opportunity to: • Learn about different task prototypes that promote students’ engagement with reasoning and proving. • Provide feedback on the collection of lessons. • Brainstorm how your students could benefit from such activities. • Adapt the task types to your own practice. • Collaborate with colleagues and faculty at UNH. What does the participation involve? • 9 weekly meetings held on UNH campus in Durham. Please make sure you can commit to participating in all meetings. • Meetings will be held on Tuesdays, September 29, 2015 through November 24, 2015, 4 – 6 pm. • You will receive $150 stipend to cover travel expenses. Parking and refreshments will be provided. • CEU credits available. How to apply? Go to and complete a short survey about your name, grade-level and courses you teach, the best way to communicate with you. Please Note: This PD is limited to 10 participants, so make sure you don’t miss this opportunity! If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Orly Buchbinder at

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    Posted on: Aug 26, 2015

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