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(5.12.15) The Science Educator, Late Spring 2015

(3.27.15) Virginia Department of Education: Science Update

(2.8.15) News from the General Assembly

(1.31.15) Region II, III, IV Miniconferences

(6.5.14) Please check out the Advocacy page to see  the latest VAST response regarding the education reform bills.

VIRGINIA MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS! Sign-up today to bring Smithsonian and Virginia Museum of Natural History scientists and educators to your classroom via the Smithsonian's Science How live, interactive webcasts! Give your students the unique opportunity to interact with some of the foremost experts in science right from your classroom!

The Virginia Museum of Natural History has an exciting opportunity for middle school students! We would like to invite you to register for one of our upcoming Smithsonian Science How live, interactive webcasts. Each webcast will align with the Next Generation Science Standards and Virginia Science Standards of Learning and will focus on connecting students to scientists, increasing students’ understanding of science, and inspiring students about STEM education and careers. Be one of the first to register and in addition to the 25-minute webcast led by Smithsonian scientists and staff, VMNH educators and scientists will engage students in a specially developed, educational program to reinforce the content of the webcast. To sign up or inquire, visit http://www.vmnh.net/smithsonian-science-how, contact discover@vmnh.virginia.gov or call (276) 634-4185.


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