Thousands of educators, students, and partner organizations will celebrate Georgia STEM Day on May 4 this year. By now, most people in education have heard about STEM (if you’re still unsure, check out this quick explanation). TAG-Ed, Technology Association of Georgia's education initiative, is partnering with Georgia institutions and STEM-based companies to promote STEM Day participation across the state. It is a day for schools, educators, students, and companies to celebrate, raise awareness, and engage in activities involving science, technology, engineering, and math. Since it began in 2013, Georgia STEM Day has engaged over 1 million students from 89 different school districts in the state! Click here to register your class, school or organization to participate in Georgia STEM Day.
Ways to Get Involved in STEM Day
- Teachers: Incorporate fun and innovative STEM activities into your classroom (see some great examples below!). Register your STEM day activities with TAG-Ed.
- Principals: Engage your entire school in celebrating STEM Day by encouraging each teacher in every subject to celebrate STEM in a creative way!
- Colleges and Universities: Partner with TAG-Ed in promoting STEM Day and help provide resources for Georgia schools!
- Be Social: Use #GASTEMDay to post the amazing STEM activities you are doing in your school!
GPB Education is bringing the land of the trembling earth to the classroom with our live exploration of the Okefenokee Swamp! On May 3 at 10 am, discover one of the last frontiers of true Georgia wilderness with GPB’s live exploration of the Okefenokee Swamp! Uncover the beauty of the untamed wetland, witness the power of the mighty alligator, and interact with swamp experts during this live streaming event. The event will be streamed at gpb.org/swamp from the Okefenokee Swamp Park in Waycross, Georgia. Teachers and students can use #SwampLive to join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook. Register your class here!