Renata Burnett was at a loss for words when her daughter, Valentina, completed the Young Science Explorers Program (YSEP), a youth science camp for Maryland students entering the seventh and eighth grade. “Valentina really liked the camp. It meant a lot to her,” said Burnett about her daughter’s involvement, “She could not wait to be…Details
Jen Gruber, a senior at Rockville’s Magruder High School couldn’t believe her luck. As a member of the class who helped the MdBioLab reach a major milestone, she immediately took to social media tweeting, “Woooo 100,000th [student] class @mdbiolab.” For MdBioLab, MdBio Foundation’s unique custom-built 45-foot mobile bioscience laboratory for Maryland high school students, February 28,…Details
Welcome to the premiere issue of MdBioWire, the new quarterly e-newsletter from the innovative science education advocates at MdBio Foundation, Inc. Through MdBioWire, we hope to chronicle for you how we pursue an incredibly vital mission: inspiring the next generation of scientists in Maryland and beyond. This work is important. Science education is a bellwether…Details
Check out the upcoming AAAS Project 2061 Assessment Workshops in Washington, DC. This is an interactive three-day workshop that outlines Project 2061’s approach to science assessment. There are two sessions available, May 30-June 1 and October 17-19, 2012. Click on the link below for more information, including registration.
The 2nd USA Science & Engineering Festival is coming soon to Washington, DC! Have you ever wanted to meet a Scientist/Engineer and ask them questions about what kind of work they do on a daily basis?…Now you can! Check out their website and the list of all the different Scientists/Engineers that will be participating!
Join UMBC for the 15th anniversary of their life science symposium, A Look Ahead XV. This symposium will be packed with an abundance of bioscience information sure to interest many science educators, as well as scientists and healthcare professionals. Register now by clicking on the link below: http://www.umbc.edu/lookahead/ What: A Look Ahead XV, life science…Details
Johns Hopkins has great youth programs to introduce science and medicine into the community. Through their Project R.E.A.C.H/Community Education Programs, Johns Hopkins has been giving students opportunities to get hands-on experience in areas that they may not have had connections to otherwise. They also have an excellent summer job program (JHSJP) that is a paid…Details
Do you know a girl who will be entering grade 7 or 8? Is she interested in science, technology, engineering, and/or research? This may be the perfect program for her! The Goddard Space Flight Center is offering a 5 day summer program for middle school girls who are entering grades 7 and 8. This program…Details
J. Craig Venter Institute has announced its 2012 Internship Program. The Internship Program offers motivated high school, undergraduate and graduate students as well as teachers the opportunity to nurture their interest in science by participating in cutting-edge genomic research at the Institute in both Maryland and California. In addition, the Institute also hosts students interested…Details
One of the best ways to explore career interests is through on-the-job experience. Internships are a great way to see a career first hand, make contacts, create network opportunities, and gain valuable workforce skills for now and further down the road. While some internships are paid, the main focus is real-world experience and connecting with…Details