Georgia STEM Day

Friday, March 4, 2022 (9:00 AM - 3:30 PM) (EST)


Georgia STEM Day is a day for schools, educators, students, and companies to engage in activities involving science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). By celebrating Georgia STEM Day 2022, you help to raise awareness of the importance of STEM in our state. Thousands of schools across Georgia will participate to celebrate Georgia STEM Day on March 4, 2022. Georgia STEM Day is a day for schools, educators, students, and companies to engage in activities involving science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).


STEM Day Eve March 3, 2022 AgendaPresenterGrades
5:00-6:00pmAppy Hour with Mad-Learn - Join us for a virtual networking happy hour with new ideas and cool prizes!                                                            
Come wind down with us during this virtual Happy Hour to kick off GA STEM Day! Bring a beverage of choice, meet some new friends, and learn how to empower student APPreneurs using MAD-learn, no matter what you teach. FREE licenses for attendees!

For APPy Hour, please Register HERE!
Alefiya MasterEducators Only

STEM Day March 4, 2022 AgendaPresenterGrades
9:00-9:05 Welcome to STEM Day 2022Heather MaxfieldGrades K-12
9:05-9:10Update from Georgia Foundation for Public EducationPaige PushkinGrades K-12 Educators
9:10-9:15Announcement of All Homes Safe ChallengeMatthew GardnerGrades 6-12
9:15-10:00 LIVE STREAM STEM Wild Walk presented by Zoo Atlanta
Take a “virtual” walk on the wild side! This program will engage participants from animal habitats around the Zoo, and will connect learners to STEM concepts as they learn about Zoo Atlanta’s animal ambassadors and conservation initiatives.
Cara Sharenko and Staci WiechGrades K-12
10:00-10:30 Direct to Discovery – Learning about Lightning!  What is lightning? And does it always go from a cloud to the ground?
What color is lightning?

Join STEM@GTRI to learn about lightning and severe weather from GTRI researchers Dr. Levi Boggs and John Trostel. We’ll explore how scientists study lightning weather phenomena and the specialized equipment they use to collect important data. Bring your curiosity and questions to this virtual session with weather scientists! This session will be hosted via Zoom. 
John Trostel, Director, Severe Storms Research Center, GTRI                                                    
Dr. Levi Boggs, Research Scientist, GTRI
Tyler Kinner, STEM Curriculum Development Lead, GTRI
Grades 3-8
10:30-11:00MedGirl Squad Meetup - The MedGirl Squad is here for Georgia STEM Day! Come meet Orezime, author and illustrator of Girls for Medicine, and learn about the MedGirl Squad and the careers of their dreams: all in healthcare! Join us for our read-along and get the chance to help Orezime draw a brand-new character live.Orezime UyehGrades K-6
11:00-11:30Video Game Design. Presented by STEAMsport.
This session introduces students to the fundamentals of creating video games. Students gain an understanding of computational learning skills, coding and how to create animated stories. Using Scratch as a tool to create simple video games and also to teach beginning computer coding.
William OliverGrades K-5
11:30-12:00HYPE's Ultimate Guide to Programming a Rock, Paper, Scissors Game with Scratch - In our segment, we will introduce students to core programming fundamentals. Then, we will demonstrate how to program a rock, paper, scissors game with Scratch. Scratch is a block-based programming language and website designed for children 8 - 16 years old. Princeton RoseGrades 4-8
12:00-12:20#beapreneur, anypreneur Hear from Alefiya Master, a minority, woman, millennial, educator turned entrepreneur (edupreneur) and founder of an award-winning STEM company: MAD-learn. Alefiya will share her journey, entrepreneurial lessons learned along the way, and inspire students to #beapreneur. Alefiya MasterGrades 6-12
12:20-12:30Announcement of UGA Science Combustion Science Video Competition
The Rotavera Research Group (UGA) is looking for classrooms to participate in our Combustion Science Video Competition, with money for the classroom as a prize!
Annabelle WebbHigh School Chemistry Classes
12:30-1:00Introduction to Game DesignVictoria LyonsGrades 9-12
1:00-2:00STEM Equity Discussion with Science ATLJordan RoseSchool Administrators, Corporate Social Responsibility Leaders and Non-profit Organizations
2:00-2:30STEM Careers Discussion on Being a Nuclear EngineerDavid HanksGrades 9-12
3D printing and 3D design in the real world - In this session, we'll cover the impact 3D printing has in the real world as well as across every major industry. We will also do a basic tutorial on 3D design in Tinkercad so you can start to learn how to design models for 3D printing.
Braydon Moreno, Forbes 30U30 2017, Founder of Robo 3D printers
Educators and Grades 9-12
Per Scholas - In this session we will talk about the various opportunities that you can get by joining one of our tuition free IT programs. We will also play an interactive game to see how much you know about computers!
Danielle Clark
12 Grade, Administrators and counselors


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