STEM University 2019
The NCAC STEM Committee is hosting STEM University on June 15, 2019 at MTC in Reston, VA!
Address:Microsoft Technology Center | 12012 Sunset Hills Rd| Reston, VA 20190
The event includes a youth science fair, STEM Scouts activities, cub scout Supernova Activities, Scouts BSA/Venturer Scout Nova Award, and adult leader trainings on STEM.
Who should attend?
All Scouting leaders!
- Do you want to learn about the Nova Awards?
- Do you want to learn what's new in STEM? What is STEM Scouts and how is that different from STEM in Scouting?
- Do you want to know how to get your unit started with the STEM program? Send the parents and unit leaders!
- Would you like to know where to go for STEM info? How to find out about STEM events around Council?
- Bring a display of your science project - we are hosting NCAC's 4th science fair! This can count for many of your Nova requirements - to participate in a local science fair.
- Meet a STEM Professional - talk to a scientist or engineer.
- Cub Scouts: the activities include requirements towards the Alvarez and Townes Supernova Awards
- Scouts BSA & Venture Scouts: 2 hour activities to earn the new Nova Award "Up and Away"
Email us if you are working on your Thomas Edison, Sally Ride or Wright Brothers' req 6 or Bernard Harris req 7 and need a place to present to a Cub Scout Den!
11:30 - 12PM: Opening Session - What's New in STEM
12PM - 12:50PM: Period 2: Einstein Science Fair, Meet a STEM Professional or STEM Scouts - what is it about?
1PM - 2:50PM: Period 3 & 4 classes (class choices include: STEM in your Unit | All about the Science! | Nova Counselor/Supernova Mentor Training Certification)
3PM - 3:15PM: Q&A and Wrap-Up
11:30 - 12PM: STEM Puzzles & Games
12PM - 12:50PM: Period 2 Meet a STEM Professional & NCAC Einstein's Science Fair
All youth are welcome to bring a poster board and present their science project! This activity also supports the requirement in many Supernovas to participate in a science fair. Please see the Science Fair guidelines attached, on the right column of this page.
1 PM - 2:50PM: Youth workshops
Scouts BSA & Venturers: Up and Away Nova class
Cubs & Junior STEM Scouts: All About the Scientific Method & Meet Famous Scientists of the Past
3:00 PM: Youth return to main hall for closing
Registration: Everyone is welcome! We encourage you to read the STEM University Course Catalog (downloadable attachment on right column of this page) to get familiar with the course offerings.
- Uniforms: Scouts and Scouters should wear Class A uniform, but all are welcome
Food: Everyone should bring their own snacks and lunch to enjoy during lunch hour.
- Location: Microsoft Technology Center | 12012 Sunset Hills Rd| Reston, VA 20190
Questions? Email us! firstname.lastname@example.org
Microsoft Technology Center
Saturday 06-15-2019 11:30 AM ET to 3:00 PM ET Past