stem warsIt’s 2016, and MathSP is more STEM focused than ever! We are continuing on our mission to cultivate core problem solving skills and analytical abilities in our students through STEM-focused academic coaching. Below is a list of exciting STEM focused workshops and events happening in the Atlanta Metro that are geared towards elementary, middle, and high school students. With over 57 colleges and universities in the Atlanta region and a growing number of STEM Certifications in primary and secondary schools, countless workshops, events, and programs are available to help students cultivate fluency in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math subjects. These events are happening in your backyard and MathSP encourages you to take full advantage of them. We will continue to share these events with you throughout the year as they become available to ensure that all of our students are equipped with as many tools necessary to become STEM fluent.

STEMtastic Saturdays hosted by Real I.M.P.A.C.T Center, Inc.

When: January 16, February 13, March 19, April 16, May 14

Time: 9am – 1pm Where: Central Georgia Technical College

Address: 3300 Macon Tech Drive, Macon, GA 31206 This workshop series is open to girls in 3rd – 8th grades. Girls can choose from two exciting sessions that they will attend during all the above dates for Robotics Club or STEAM Academy. A one-time registration fee of $50 for all 5 sessions will include lunch and a STEMtastic Girl T-shirt. Only 45 spots are available so register as soon as possible to secure a spot. For more information, click here.

BioLogue STEM Adventures 2016: Hands-on Hodgepodge of Science

When: Saturday, March 26 Time: 9am – 5pm

Where: Exchange Park Recreation Center Address: 2771 Columbia Drive, Decatur, GA 30034 With a variety of FREE activities for boys and girls from age 5 and older, these sessions offer the opportunity for students to engage in hands-on STEM labs that will spark their interests in the world around them. Registration is required for all workshops. For more information and to register, visit the event page here.

BioLogue STEM Fair for Girls hosted by the BioLouge Program

When: Saturday, March 26 Time: 11am – 2pm

Where: Exchange Park Recreation Center Address: 2771 Columbia Drive, Decatur, GA 30034 The mission of the BioLogue STEM Fair for GIRLS is to:

  • Provide girls in 6th – 12th grades the opportunity to develop successful research via teamwork, time management, responsibility, discipline, ethics, organizational skills, communication skills and presentation skills
  • Provide GIRLS the opportunity to showcase their research and learn the necessary skills for success
  • Create a sense of enthusiasm about the need for continuous and rigorous STEM education for girls

This event is open to girls in grade 6th-12th to compete for top prizes in their grade categories. The public is encouraged to attend by bringing boys and girls of all ages to the event. For more information on the guidelines for girls to compete, click here.

Atlanta Science Festival Exploration EXPO

When: Saturday, March 26 Time: 11am – 5pm

Where: Centennial Olympic Park Address: 265 Park Ave W NW, Atlanta, GA 30313 Atlanta’s biggest interactive science event is open to adults, families, and children all ages and interests. This FREE event will promote science exploration, discovery and innovation with more than 100 interactive exhibits, hands-on experiments, mind-blowing demos and a full line-up of science-themed performances! For more information, click here.

9th Annual STEM Career Fair and Exhibition hosted by Science, Engineering and Mathematics Link Inc

When: Saturday, April 16 Time: 10am – 2pm

Where: Georgia Institute of Technology Address: 350 Ferst Drive – Student Center Ballroom, Atlanta, GA 30332 This career and exhibition will provide K-12 students with an opportunity to explore careers and meet & interact with professionals working within STEM fields. In an environment similar to a job fair, attendees will have an opportunity to visit the tables of STEM organizations to engage in hands on STEM activities. This is event is free to attend. For more information and to register, click here.

S.T.E.M. Wars: The Race to Innovation and Global Success hosted by TRiO Georgia

When: Saturday, April 23 Time: 8:30am – 4pm

Where: Atlanta Metropolitan State College Address: 1630 Metropolitan Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30310 This one-day event – informative, educational and fun-filled day – is designed to provide all participants with the fuel that will aid in inspiring them to reach their full potential. With a number of activities and events to entice and accommodate students at all levels, S.T.E.M. Wars will feature interactive presentations, hands-on workshops, robotics, a STEM College and Career Fair, and various sessions that will give participants practical applications for these honed skills. There will be dynamic speakers, informative breakout sessions, incredible entertainment, and much more. A registration fee of $35 per person (students and adults) includes 2 meals, a conference gift, a program booklet and participation in all S.T.E.M. Academy activities. For more information, click here.