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June 13-23rd, 2016 STEAM Teacher Summer Camp

Teacher STEAM Summer Camp!

Teacher STEAM Summer Camp!

Thanks  to support from the NM PED you can stay connected and sign up for engaging summer STEAM activities and networking with colleagues!  Family and friends are welcome, at your own cost, on all adventures but the Intel tour.  Limited spots available for each adventure, please RSVP to MESA Regional Coordinator Kim Scheerer at kscheerer@nmmesa.org.  All costs will be covered AND there will be a $25 stipend and mileage reimbursement for each activity that middle Rio Grande valley and outlying areas based NM licensed teachers participate in; see details below.

To include:

  • Bosque Hike: meet at Bachechi Open Space for a morning hike under the cottonwoods
    Date: Tuesday, June 14th 8:30-10:30 am
    Learn about the Rio Grande and experience how local hydrology & entomology research is done with BEMP!
    Sturdy shoes, long pants, water bottle and a hat/suncreen are recommended.
    $25 stipend & mileage – limited to 10 teachers; unlimited space for friends & family!
    ♣ curriculum share: river of change worksheet
  • Sandia Peak Tram Experience
    Date: Wednesday, June 15th 9:15-2:45 pm (meet at the Tram parking lot; $2 parking fee)
    Ride with Kim up the Sandia Peak Tramway  to the crest to hike, talk geology, consider climate & enjoy a woodsy lunch!
    Hiking shoes, water bottle and a hat/sunscreen are recommended.  Friends & family welcome at your own cost.
    $25 stipend & mileage – limited to 5 teachers; one teacher will walk away with a Sandia Tram pass ($25 value).
    ♣ curriculum share: Sandia Crest Topography
  • Tour of Intel: meet in Rio Rancho for a technology tour
    Date: Friday, June 17th 10-12 pm (lunch after)
    Lunch included at Il Vicino’s westside location on Corrales Blvd after the tour.
    Long pants & closed toed shoes necessary!
    $25 stipend & mileage – limited to 15 teachers.
  • Added: City of Albuquerque’s Biopark Bugarium
    Date: Tuesday, June 21st 9:30-11:30 am 
    Meet with Biopark Education staff, celebrate National Pollinator Week and tour the Bugarium with Kim.
    Hat/sunscreen, water bottle and openness to arthropods is encouraged.  Friends & family welcome at your own cost.
    $25 stipend & mileage – 5-10 teacher spots available.
  • Added: UNM, Build your Student Campus tour (Alumni encouraged!)
    Date: Wednesday, June 22nd, 9:00-11:30 am
    Meet in the courtyard of Centennial Engineering.  This informal experience will include the Engineering quad & scientific research poster tour, the Department of Biology & Sustainability (Castetter Hall), College of Education, Student Union Building (SUB & MESA Day competition area), Geology Museum & the Maxwell Museum; if time allows.
    Hat/sunscreen, water bottle & good attitude.  Friends & family welcome; alumni stories requested!
    $25 stipend & mileage, morning beverage included for educators – limited to 12 teachers.
  • Shifted: Dynatheater at the NM Museum of Natural History & Science, showing of Robots 3D!
    Date: shifted to Thursday, June 23rd 12:45-2:30 pm
    Robots 3D shares the story of how computer coding and engineering combine to create robotics and human robots!  See how real life science and innovative engineering show us success and failure; this show is a great tie in to technology, the scientific method & engineering design.  Meet Kim at the Museum for the 1 pm showing & receive information about their Junior Docent & Education programs after.
    Friends and family welcome at your own cost: $10 adults; $6 kids 3-12; seniors $8
    $25 stipend & mileage – 5-10 teacher spots available
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 View the Final Report by clicking here: STEAM Teacher Summer Camp series 2016 Report

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