STEM Celebrations in November
Family Literacy Day
Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative to share the importance of reading each day and how to engage in a variety of learning activities as a family. Just 15 minutes a day, reading or doing other learning activities, can improve a child’s literacy skills dramatically, while also improving the skills of a parent or caregiver. Learn 20 different ways to celebrate National Family Literacy Day.
International Games Week
Join your local public library to celebrate, or explore ideas for bringing games into your program setting. To register an event, print out promotional materials and to become an IGW sponsor, visit the Games in Libraries site.
National STEM Day
Full S.T.E.A.M. ahead! November 8 is a day meant to inspire kids to explore and pursue their interests in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.
National Day of Design
2018 National Day of Design Mission, Food Rescuers: STEM Innovations to Reduce Food Waste encourages students to employ critical thinking skills, teamwork, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) principles, and an entrepreneurial mindset to create a solution to a real-world, relevant challenge.
International Science Center and Science Museum Day
The International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) is a yearly, global event illustrating the impact and reach of all the world’s science centers and science museums. It demonstrates the role these institutions play with their millions of visitors in raising awareness of—and engagement in—sustainable development and the solutions to worldwide challenges such as climate change, human health (HIV/AIDS, Zika, clean water, etc.), energy, waste, water shortages, gender, oceans, and other global issues.
Project Feeder Watch
Join Project FeederWatch, a citizen science project intended to help ornithologists study winter bird populations in the United States and Canada.
Celebrate Veteran's Day by visiting or sharing information about STEM Veterans USA whose mission is to connect veterans in STEM with opportunity through Employment, Outreach, Research, and Networking.
American Education Week
America Recycles Day
America Recycles Day is a day to take a pledge to recycle your used products and piling waste. Pledge your support at AmericaRecylesDay.org.