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Resources for Educators

A variety of resources can be found on our dedicated pages for educators. The links to the right will take you to curriculum and lesson plans as well as resources for online or blended learning in the time of Covid-19. These range from resources which help teach your students to develop creative problem-solving skills to courses which develop college readiness for students pursuing higher education. All our resources draw upon scientific expertise from across the Academy’s network and will help you deepen STEM knowledge and pedagogical strategies as well as help schools design and improve STEM education using our STEM Education Framework. For those who are Academy members, there are additional exclusive opportunities for Member Schools to request mentorship from real scientists and gain access to special events, workshops and publications.

Upcoming Events

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April 5-16, 2021

New York, NY

In this workshop, you will learn what genetic ancestry is and how to determine an individual's ancestral origins using two types of genetic tests: autosomal and mitochondrial DNA tests. You will use publicly available genetic data from worldwide populations to determine an individual's autosomal and mitochondrial DNA ancestry. You will understand the importance of genetic ancestry in understanding our ancient origins and in health and disease. You will finally learn the process of performing a human genetic study including DNA collection and sequencing, data analysis, and communicating findings. Course topics include biology, genetics, programming, and statistics.

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April 5-16, 2021

New York, NY

In this course we will power our brain gym, or new neuron generation, and its importance to combat mental health disorders. You will analyze brain functionality through behavioral test studies and validate your results using biostatistics in a friendly user way. Finally, we will explore ways to improve our brain gym using meditation, art, and music.

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April 5-16, 2021

New York, NY

We will explore fundamental knowledge on blood vessel structure and function and cardiovascular diseases. Alongside, we will look into blood vessels computational modeling and its practical applications in biomedical engineering. Students will ultimately work collaboratively to design fluidic devices with research applications to provide answers and solutions to prevalent cardiovascular problems.

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April 23, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:10 PM EDT

New York, NY

Available via WEBINAR

Are you interested in being a Journal Editor? Learn how your experience as a PhD and/or Post-doc can lend you to transition into being an Editor at a Journal.

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May 20 - June 10, 2021

New York, NY

Available via WEBINAR

Are you interested in honing you communication skills - have an impact on the scientific community as well as a broader community. Build effective interview skills, pitch skills, advocate yourself and your science. This course will offer you all that as well as an opportunity to interact using online tools.

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June 1 - August 9, 2021

New York, NY

Available via WEBINAR

Are you looking to gain teaching experience and learn how to develop your teaching philosophy. Look no further "Scientists Teaching Science" is the course for you. You will learn how to structure your curriculum and build an engaging classroom.

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