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A partnership of Copper Country & Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School Districts and Michigan Technological University. Serving schools and communities in Houghton, Baraga, Gogebic, Ontonagon and Keweenaw Counties The Western UP Center is a member of the Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network.

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Scientific excursions aboard MTU's research vessel Agassiz at Strawberry Festival

Teachers attend Teacher Institute to better teach students

Investigate the Great Lakes at the Portage Lake District Library

June 14-19  6-Day Trip to Visit Michigan Tech for Detroit High School Students

STEM Immersion on Isle Royale

Science and engineering camp at GLRC

2015 Summer Science Camps

Great Lakes Investigations Aboard Michigan Tech’s Research Vessel Agassiz

SIX outdoor LSSI place-based education programs will take place this week M-Th, June 1-4th

May 14-17, 2015: 11th Biennial Lake Superior Youth Symposium in Thunder Bay, Ontario

STEM Career Tours for Schools at Michigan Tech Apr- May

A Guide to Geology Field Trips in Michigan's Upper Peninsula------ Flyer

April 23: LSSI Lake Superior Celebration: Theme: Energy & Sustainability: 6:00-8:00 pm at Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center: For families and community members

March 23: 2015 Western U.P. Science Fair

March 23: World Water Day at Michigan Tech: Complete Summary: Research Posters, Pictures, Videos of Speaker and Panel

National Society of Black Engineers Spring Break to Promote STEM Education and Careers

TRAC Teacher Workshop (TRansportation And Civil engineering)

Urban Forestry Project Honored by US Forest Service

2014 Water Festival at the Great Lakes Research Center

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MNA GuideWalking Paths & Protected Areas of the Keweenaw

The Michigan Nature Association announces the publication of a new guidebook titled Walking Paths & Protected Areas of the Keweenaw which describes twenty-two sanctuaries & preserves in Houghton and Keweenaw Counties. MORE . . . .

Teacher Institutes Summer 2015

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Shawn Oppliger, shawn@copperisd.org
Loret Roberts, loret@copperisd.org

Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education
809 Hecla St.
Hancock, MI 49930
Tel: (906) 482-0331
Fax: (906) 482-1931
Joan Chadde, jchadde@mtu.edu
K-12 Education & Outreach Program Coordinator
Lloyd Wescoat, lwescoat@mtu.edu
Education Program Assistant

Michigan Technological University
Center for Science & Environmental Education
Michigan Technological University
114-116 Great Lakes Research Center
1400 Townsend Dr., Houghton, MI 49931-1295
Tel: (906) 487-3341 Fax: (906) 487-1620

The Western UP Center offers a wide variety of K-12 outreach programs in science, mathematics and environmental education to improve K-12 science and mathematics education throughout the state of Michigan.

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