There are a few exciting announcements concerning Terra Fairs in 2020. We are eager to announce that the Dutchess County Regional Science Fair is now a Terra Partner Fair! Find out more about that fair here. This makes 5 fairs and 25 counties that Terra serves. We would also like to announce that registration for … Continue reading Terra Fairs in 2020!
The Society for Science and the Public has announced the first-ever Middle School Research Teachers Conference. This peer-led professional development conference is for middle school teachers who have an interest in leading students in science research (science fair-type) projects. Fifty teachers will be selected via lottery to come to Washington, DC, all-expenses-paid, for a weekend … Continue reading Society for Science and the Public Introduces Middle School Research Teachers Conference
In an age of rapidly advancing technology, exposure to STEM Education is more critical than ever. Deborah Cornelison, a science teacher from Oklahoma recognized the importance of STEM education in her classrooms. According to the Pew Research center, jobs in the STEM field are some of the fastest growing in America, but students in rural … Continue reading How a Teacher in Rural Oklahoma Started a Science-Fair Dynasty
Terra Fairs is excited to announce the Rochester Museum & Science Center as our new venue for the TRFSEF in March 2019! The RMSC is located at 657 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607. Check out the RMSC website for more information on their upcoming events.
Terra Fairs hosted a workshop for youth mentors interested in applying for the Terra Fairs Fellowship program on August 16, 2018. Mentors came from local K-12 schools, community organizations, STEM programs at local universities, and other institutions supporting education. The workshop attendees participated in several activities to help them understand the challenges students face when developing … Continue reading Fellowship Workshop