STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Activities for Elementary School Teachers

Two 3-hour hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) education activities for Elementary School teachers sessions are being held on Saturday, June 2 at MARM 2012.  These identical sessions will consist of 3 topics relevant to chemistry:  computer science/logic, energy topics, and materials/polymers.  Attending teachers will perform hands-on labs that they can bring back to their classrooms in part or entirety.  Attending teachers will also be given a lab kit (with materials from the experiments performed) to bring back to their classrooms.


Saturday, June 2, 2012 ( day sessions -you pick which one   (MEYR 371, 372)

AM: 8:30 am – 12 pm

Lunch – AM & PM participants

PM: 1 pm ‐ 4:30 pm

3 STEM Topics** will be covered along with participation in hands-on activities:

1.      Computer Science plugged and unplugged, Dr. Lisa Marvel, Electrical Engineer, US Army Research Laboratory

2.      Energy topics, Dr. Aaron Jackson, Materials Engineer, US Army Research Laboratory

3.      Materials/Polymers, Dr. Sandra Young, Materials Engineer, US Army Research Laboratory

** All topics/activities will have documentation to delineate how they connect to state standards.


Sponsored by ARL-NDEP.  Questions: Please contact Dr. Sandra K. Young at for additional information.