Monthly Archives: November 2013

Stars on Stage Mid-November

Hello all it it is that time again.  Take a look at our stars on stage. If you are presenting at a conference just fill out the  form at the link.  We will add it to this  Website and we can all support each other at the different conferences.  I will post this every other week so

STEM students make a difference with The Air Force Collaboratory projects!

High school students from around the country have collaborated on the first two U.S. Air Force Collaboratory projects to great success. Thousands of ideas have been shared and the Air Force is working toward creating real solutions to real challenges. Project 003: The Launch of GPS IIF is now underway, and we need students to help us complete

On this day…

On this day…   The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, a national memorial in Washington, D.C., was established on November 13, 1982. It pays tribute to the U.S. service members who fought in the Vietnam War, those who lost their lives in service, and service members who were Missing In Action during the War.   The memorial

Why Become a STAR?

Why become a DEN STAR?  Those of you already active in the DEN probably have your own answer to that question.  When new members to the DEN Community apply to become STAR Discovery Educators, they have the option of answering the question, “Why do you want to become a STAR Discovery Educator?”  We took at

Why Be Active?

Byline: Jessica Donaldson While exploring the Energy Balance 101 curriculum from the Together Counts program, I came across a fun and important lesson for grades K-2 and 3-5. The lesson is entitled Why Be Active? and prompts students to think about the benefits of a healthy, active lifestyle. The lesson plan’s “instant expert” section gives

PA DEN Visits Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

Hawk Mountain was the first raptor sanctuary established in the world in 1934 by Rosalie Edge. her mission was to stop the shooting of birds of prey from the mountain top. Today there are many trails, bird count volunteers and education programs for the public to attend year round. On Sunday, November 10, several PA DEN