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Bright idea: ISU outreach programs are finding fun ways to deliver STEM lessons to children across Illinois.

Volume 4 • Number 1 • Spring 2021

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Making STEM fun: Noyce scholars host online science workshops for children during the pandemic

Illinois State Noyce Scholars used fun activities to teach middle school-age children STEM lessons last summer as part of an online series organized by the Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology and the University of Illinois Extension Office.

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Building up young minds

Dr. Brad Christensen—a STEM specialist with Illinois State’s Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology—has been collaborating with Rose Mabwa, a senior manager with The Community Builders, to engage Chicago youth in STEM projects.

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Campus hero: Dr. Shamaine Bertrand

Dr. Shamaine Bertrand, an assistant professor of Elementary Education, is the campus hero for the spring issue of Redbird Impact magazine.

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Wellness plan: Researching how to keep kids healthy

An ISU research team has been helping Bloomington School District 87 develop a wellness plan to get students moving more, eating better, and focusing on their mental health.

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Spring 2021

Volume 4 • Number 1 • Spring 2021

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Fall 2020

Volume 3 • Number 2 • Fall 2020

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Spring 2020

Volume 3 • Number 1 • Spring 2020

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