Welcome! The Center for Research and Innovation in STEM Teaching and Learning (CRISTAL)
is an interdisciplinary university center chartered by the Provost to advance the
university's efforts to recruit, retain, and prepare the next generation of STEM researchers,
educators, and industry professionals. Read more...
Check out our website for exciting summer opportunities for middle and high schoolers.
Applications for the S-STEM Scholarships for Fall 2013 are Now Open
Please go to http://www.memphis.edu/sstem/apply.php
NEW! ACM 3-D Printer and Modeling Workshops (Grades 9-12), July 10, 2013 8am-3pm. Registration: https://umcas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_byJOh1291QPaX8p
Students in grades 9-12 grade interested in 3D modeling and 3D printing will experience
hands on learning building 3-D computer generated models in a lab setting. Participants
will also be introduced to basic computer science concepts, and how they can be applied
to real world problems. Lunch and snacks will be provided in this free workshop. Printed
models will be mailed to participants after the workshop. (Limit 20 students). For
more information: http://www.cs.memphis.edu/3dcamp/index.php
Robot Camp Sr.
What: Robotics Camp Sr. Ages 14-18. Participants will learn about mobile robotics by building
and programming your own Arduino based mobile robot. The robot is kept by the participant
after the event.
When: June 17-June 21, 2013, 9:00am-3:00pm
Where: Department of Engineering Technology
Registration Cost: $25.00 per paricipant (Lunch included daily)
*Registration is open May 1, 2013
Implementing Next Generation Science Standards Using Technology
What: One-Day Hands on Workshop
When: Friday, July 23, 2013
Where: Ball Hall Room 320 (IDT Studio)
What: Christian Brothers High School will offer a one week robotics camp for boys
and girls in the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade
When: Monday, June 3, 2013- Friday, June 7th, 2013 from 9am-Noon
Where: Heffernan Hall on the CBHS Campus at 5900 Walnut Grove Road
Registration Costs: $200.00
Need additonal informtion; contact Mr. Marcello Donoato at 901-261-4959
University of Memphis CRESH Accepting Applications
What: CRESH is a program designed to provide the opportunity for rising high-school
juniors and seniors to acquire first-hand experience of life as a scientist beyond
a lecture hall setting.
When: June 11- July 26, 2013
MemphisCRESH has TWO scholarship available for public school students worth $1500
in fees and supplies. This is a wonderful opportunity!
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
One Day Workshop on K-12 Engineering Education
When: Saturday, June 22, 2013
Where: Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA
Registration Fee: $35.00
For more information on the workshop and registration: http://www.asee.org/conferences-and-events/conferences/k-12-workshop/2013.
The PLANTS Program
(Funded by the National Science Foundation and Botanical Society of America)
This program encourages the participation of undergraduates from underrepresented
groups at the annual meetings of the BSA and affiliated organizations (this year in
New Orleans, Louisiana, July 27-31, 2013). These meetings focus on the plant sciences
and include areas such as ecology, conservation, systematics, paleobotany, physiology
More details: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/urban-scientist/2013/02/27/travel-awards-for-college-students-to-attend-botanical-society-meetings/
2013 Math BootCamp
What: A one-week refresher seminar designed to boost your pre- calculus skills for incoming
U of M STEM students, to demonstrate links between math, science, and engineering,
and to broaden your knowledge of career opportunities in STEM fields.
When: M-F: August 12-16, 2013: 9:00am-3:00pm daily
*Location information may be found on the registration site.
TMTA Conference "From the STEM to the CORE"
When: Saturday, September 27-28, 2013 Mark your calendars!
Where: Memphis University School
Presenters Needed: Contact Ann Indingaro by May 4, 2013 if you are interested in presenting at email@example.com
Scholarship for HS Stat Teachers in Project SET: http://project-set.com (grad level-FA2013):
Register at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VT2LH9H
See the K-20 Opportunities Page-Teacher Resources for more information.