Integrate Engineering & Science Practices Using EIE

    Teachers, won't want to miss this FREE professional development opportunity this summer! Discover new ways to integrate science and engineering practices using the Engineering is Elementary program in your classroom. Explore Louisiana’s Student Standards for Science in grades 3-5 and 6 – 8. Learn environmental-based instruction and ways…

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LIGO Workshop for Science Educators – June 27 & 28

Join the LIGO (The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) Science Education Center for a two-day workshop (June 27 & 28, 2019) focused on inquiry, motion, and energy using physical science interactives. You’ll learn about motion and energy from LIGO-Science Education Center staff — former teachers who have been trained by the…

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Have a Blast at NASA ASTRO Camp™ July 8-12

    Have a blast this summer with Core Element's 2019 NASA ASTRO CAMP™ for students in grades 5-8, July 8 - 12 at UNO. Campers will team up to learn the basics of engineering, rocketry, and complete missions. Learn about space explorations through hands-on activities and discover pathways to…

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Core Element Hands-On STEM Summer Camp – Scholarship Application

Core Element has a limited number of need-based scholarships available for students who are interested in attending Hands-On STEM Summer Camps. This summer, campers will explore robotics, coding, engineering, cyber security, and more! Each hands-on camp helps students develop critical skills in reasoning, analytical thinking, problem-solving, leadership, and team building. Campers…

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UNO TRAC Center, Suite 227
University of New Orleans Lakefront
New Orleans, LA 70122

Jan Brenan
Executive Director

Tracey Zelden, M.S., Ed.S.
Director of Education

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Administrative Assistant

Greater New Orleans STEM Initiative
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Metairie, LA 70009