Tag Archives: Science

John Thurman Trout Adventure Camp Set For June 17-22

Applications are open for the John Thurman Trout Adventure Camp for middle-school-age girls and boys, scheduled June 17-22 in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The camp, sponsored by the Tennessee Council of Trout Unlimited (TU) and supported by proceeds from TU’s Tennessee Conservation License Plate, is based at the Great …

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Rep. Fleischmann Joins House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (R), 3rd District Tennessee Washington, DC – Representative Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) released the following statement announcing that he has joined the United States House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Congressman Fleischmann will serve on the Energy Subcommittee that has jurisdiction over energy research and development, commercial application of …

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Park Launches Science Communications Podcast Smoky Signal 

Great Smoky Mountains National Park announces the launch of podcast Smoky Signal, to share the science behind the Smokies.  “Storytelling is a time-honored human tradition, and a key part of how park rangers engage with visitors when they come to Great Smoky Mountains National Park,” said Stephanie Kyriazis, Chief of …

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Local students field winning teams at ESTEAM Pitch Series

Jacksboro Middle School students Macey Miesel (center) and Eden Reese (right) make up the first place “Made-N-Memories” ESTEAM competition team with their ambassador Erica Simpson (left). By Bob FowlerRoane State staff writer Middle and high school students from four local counties fielded winning teams in the virtual ESTEAM Pitch Series, …

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UCOR offering STEM mini-grants to teachers, schools in 8 counties

(UCOR press release) Local teachers may submit applications for support of classroom science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) projects. For the 10th consecutive year, UCOR, an Amentum-led partnership with Jacobs, is accepting mini-grant applications for STEM educational projects. Public school teachers in eight counties are eligible to apply. This year, …

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