Registration deadline: July 31, 2022

Artemis I will be the first integrated test of NASA’s Orion spacecraft, Space Launch System rocket, and the ground systems at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Artemis I will be an uncrewed flight test that will provide a foundation for human deep space exploration and demonstrate our commitment and capability to extend human existence to the moon and beyond.

Register today to let NASA know that you are hosting a watch party, virtually participating or would like to receive the STEM Learning Pathway. Registration will provide communications about launch schedule changes, information about launch-related activities, and access to curated launch resources. All resources, participation and registration are FREE.

The University of Florida is seeking partner educators from afterschool programs to implement CryptoComics, an NSF-funded afterschool curriculum, to engage students in grades 3-5 in cryptology and cybersecurity. Interested educators would implement the curriculum with 15-20 students this summer as part of the final implementation and research phase of the project. Priority will be given to educators who teach students from diverse backgrounds.

Each afterschool educator will receive a stipend of $1,500, curriculum materials, support from the team, and asynchronous online professional development to prepare them to use the curriculum.

Whether you are a high school senior or a current college student, there are scholarships available to help cover college costs.

Young black father and daughter reading book outside

Escaping into the magical world of a good story is a powerful tool to ignite a child’s imagination, increase their capacity for empathy, and make reading fun!

Join us this spring for the Truist WORD Force Build a Story Project, a fun and easy way to inspire a love of reading and storytelling for students K-2. Introduce your child to the rag-tag group of superheroes in the Truist WORD Force digital lessons and then allow them to write their own stories.

Help your child develop reading and writing skills, and earn a WORD Force prize pack! The prize pack includes a $20 Barnes & Noble gift card, WORD Force character stickers and EVERFI swag.

Deadline: Thursday, May 26, 2022
Prizes: cash or gift card 1st place $500, 2nd place $250, 3rd place $100, top 10 entries per category also receive a Mathigon swag box

Submit your best Polypad creations such as artwork, games, puzzles or anything else you can come up with.

From STEM learning opportunities after school and during the summer to young people’s summertime experiences, the America After 3PM survey has provided a wealth of data on what the after school and summer hours look like for children and youth and parents’ expectations of and opinions on afterschool programs.

In the new report, “Promoting Healthy Futures: Afterschool Provides the Supports Parents Want for Children’s Well-Being,” the focus turns to young people’s healthy development and the role that parents see afterschool programs playing, what factors are most important to parents when looking for their child’s afterschool program as it relates to health and wellness, and how programs are supporting the healthy development of the children they serve.

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