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Building STEM Capital in Region 2

APRIL 2023

Inquiry-Based STEM Education Program for All

SeaPerch is one of Robonation’s curated pathways that uses hand-on educational experiences, including national and international robotics competitions that challenge students to apply their engineering skills in the development of autonomous ground, air, and maritime vehicles [more…]

Student Opportunities

Girls Only STEM Challenge Competition at LSU

Girls Design for Good ‘23 is an all day, girls-only STEM challenge competition that is open to 8th–12th grade individuals and teams. Event is free, but registration is required. Get your tickets by April 15th [more…]

Camp Code for Girls in Baton Rouge!

Fast Enterprises’ Camp Code for Girls strives to expose girls to the power of coding and to spark their interest in pursuing future careers in the STEM fields. This camp is designed for girls entering the 8th, 9th, and 10th grades with limited exposure to software programming. Participants [more…]

Compete in the 3M Young Scientists Challenge

Students in grades 5–8 have the chance to change their world for the better with a single innovative idea. This premier science competition is a one-of-a-kind project-based learning opportunity designed to spark creativity, collaboration, and connection for students from every [more…]

Educator Opportunities

LATM Carol Meyer Scholarship 2023

Louisiana Association of Teachers of Mathematics (LATM) will award two $500.00 scholarships. Students majoring in elementary education, mathematics education, or mathematics with an anticipated graduation date after May 2023 should apply by May 5th [more…]

SeaPerch Educator Training 
April 22, 2023
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm

Training is provided by SeaPerch Master Trainer and is free of charge. Kit is provided for every 4 educators. Bring your own lunch. Register today!

Aquatic Volunteer Instructor Workshop
Baton Rouge
April 12, 2023
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm

This free workshop supplies you with activity guides, lesson plans, fishing equipment and other educational resources. By attending this free workshop, you’ll receive 5 professional development hours. Register today!

Family STEM

Alliant Energy Kids

Alliant Energy serves up a well-curated collection of content for kids, including monthly challenges, printables, games, and teaching units [more…]


Use these resources to inspire the preservation of the health of our planet and everyone with these videos, articles, and lesson plans [more…]

STEM Awareness

National Robotics Week 

Celebrate April 8–16. The mission of National Robotics Week (RoboWeek) is simple—to inspire students in robotics and STEM-related fields and to share the excitement of robotics with audiences of all ages. Find activities, information or promotional material to jump in the fun! [more…]

Earth Day Party for the Planet

Head over to Baton Rouge Zoo on Saturday, April 15 to learn about Electric Vehicles and enjoy conservation education, special zookeeper chats, animal enrichments and fun for the entire family in honor of Earth Day [more…]

Citizen Science Month

Science Friday, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the public’s access to science and scientific information, is working with SciStarter as an official Citizen Science Month partner for April 2023. As part of that effort, SF is offering a series of four free webinars for educators and caregivers interested in investigating biodiversity and sharing hands-on science with kids [more…]

Save The Date

Louisiana 4-H SeaPerch Challenge 2023
May 6

LIGO Science Education Center Professional Development Middle & High School Science Workshop 
June 5–9


Oceans 2023 Gulf Coast Conference
September 25–28

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Louisiana State University 241 Prescott Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803 United States

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