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Teachers to take part in STEMAZING’s Project Summer Institute

TUCSON – More than 100 local educators will dedicate part of their summer break to the STEMAZing Project’s 2019 Summer Institute in the coming weeks.

The STEMAZing Institute is sponsored by Tucson Electric Power for the third consecutive year. The institute provides an intensive, three-day professional development opportunity for southern Arizona educators. This year’s topics include offline coding, LEGO molecules, using gardens to cultivate STEM minds, coding and engineering with robots, and molecular biology. Educators will also receive a kit of equipment to
take back to their classrooms. The kits range in value from $200-$2400.

The STEMAZing Institute is sponsored by Tucson Electric Power and is partnered with MIT Edgerton Center, UA College of Education, UA Laboratory for Tree-Ring Research, Manzo Elementary, Mansfeld Middle School, Bayer U.S., and the UA Community and School Garden Program.

The STEMAZing Project is an initiative of the Pima County School Superintendent’s Office. The program provides hands-on and engaging STEM professional development for classroom teachers.

Raquel Rodriguez

Raquel Rodriguez is the 4 P.M. producer at News 4 Tucson.

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