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. Georgia STEM Day 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! This year Georgia STEM Day will be held on Friday, May 5. 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!) on May 5, 2017.
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!
Georgia STEM Day Activities
Come celebrate Georgia STEM Day this year at Georgia Aquarium
! Each and every one of Georgia Aquarium’s volunteers and employees are an important piece of the STEM ecosystem that helps to care for our amazing animals and the environments they inhabit, and they are excited to share more about their work. Can't make it to the aquarium? Check out Georgia Aquarium's STEAM Forward
series, which highlights the variety of career pathways at the Aquarium and its partner Georgia-Pacific.
is excited to celebrate STEM by participating in TAG-Ed’s Georgia STEM Day! On May 2, explore zoo STEM careers via Zoo Atlanta's three 5-10 minute Facebook live interviews. Throughout the day, Zoo Atlanta staff will speaking about their STEM careers. On May 5, visit four STEM Stations throughout the Zoo from 10:00am – 1:00pm.
Jekyll Island Authority’s Georgia Sea Turtle Center
Join Jekyll Island Authority’s Georgia Sea Turtle Center
(GSTC) GSTC on May 5 for a STEM Day celebration that will include a table in the GSTC Exhibit Gallery dedicated to highlighting different STEM based research happening on Jekyll Island! This will include updates from AmeriCorps Research members and UGA graduate students working on Jekyll Island.