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Ohio students become finalists for the International Science & Engineering Fair

The Highland County Press |

A total of 95 students from 39 high schools competed at the Buckeye Science & Engineering Fair for the opportunity to advance to the Regeneron International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF), the world’s most prestigious STEM competition for high school students. Sponsored by the AEP Foundation, the Buckeye Science & Engineering Fair is a program of The Ohio Academy of The Science.

HS Senior’s Research on COVID in High-Needs Areas Adopted by Congressional Coronavirus Task Force

Tim Newcomb, The 74 |

When high school senior Vivian Yee started researching the health disparities in underprivileged communities during the pandemic, she hoped to eventually help minimize inequities among the socially vulnerable. She didn’t have to wait long — her new, comprehensive approach to studying the impact of infectious diseases is being used by the congressional Coronavirus Task Force to guide both relief legislation and changes for future efforts.

Finalists selected for Presidential Award in Mathematics and Science teaching

ODE |

Four Ohio teachers are now in the running for the Presidential Awards in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). These are the highest honors that the United States government bestows on kindergarten through grade 12 teachers.

Ohio’s kindergarten through grade 6 teacher finalist for mathematics is:

– Krystina Pratt, a third grade teacher at New Albany Primary School in New Albany Plain Local Schools

Ohio’s kindergarten through grade 6 teacher finalists for science are:

– Paula Eschbach, a fifth-grade teacher at Tremont Elementary in Upper Arlington City Schools

– Kayla Heimann, a fifth-grade teacher at Eastern Elementary in Lexington Local School District

– Stephanie Nowak, a fourth-grade teacher at Fairfax Elementary in Mentor Exempted Village Schools

The 2020 competition recognizes kindergarten through grade 6 educators.

CPS: UC Hosting Biology Meets Engineering Program for Juniors, Seniors

via Cincinnati Public Schools |

The University of Cincinnati Department of Biological Sciences in partnership with the National Science Foundation is hosting the UC Biology meets Engineering (UC BmE) Program. BmE is a program to grow interest in biology and engineering.

Program activities include:

Free three-week summer program (transportation and lunch provided)College course for studentsCollege and career readiness workshops for studentsCompetitive paid summer internship opportunities

Southwest: HOSA Sending 27 to State Competition

via Southwest LSD |

Harrison HOSA students competed at their Southwest Ohio Regionals on Saturday with great success! The school posted a record number of first place finishes! Twelve teams or individuals took first place in their competition.

HOSA is an international student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of ACTE.

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