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Northern Illinois University’s STEM Read (stemread.com) creates live events and online resources to help students and teachers explore the science, technology, engineering, and math concepts behind popular fiction books. Our standards-aligned activities and live games give students hands-on experiences with STEM, promote collaboration, and foster creative problem-solving skills. They also help students and teachers explore connections between STEM and the arts.

Educators, learn how you can use awesome books to create engaging STEAM activities for your classroom!

  • Experience one of our book-based games
  • Work in teams to solve hands-on challenges related to the YA novel Ashfall by Mike Mullin. You will explore math and survival, engineering, ethics, the apocalypse and more!
  • Learn how we choose books and shape our activities around plot points and STEM concepts.
  • Come away with ideas and free resources to ignite students’ enthusiasm for reading and learning.

To register for this event click here: http://go.niu.edu/STEMBusTour

A catered lunch will be included in the presentation.

The $50 registration fee for this event is payable to Northern Illinois University and can be paid online with a debit or credit card or by writing a check. Please DO NOT send payment to ROE #11.