AMP-IT-UP News and Events

  • AMP-IT-UP Teachers Participate in Gulf of Mexico Research Expedition

    Teachers Assist with ECOGIG Research Relevant to AMP-IT-UP Ocean Ecology Classroom Modules

    Two Griffin-Spalding County teachers visited the Gulf with ECOGIG to assist with research and collect water samples.

    AMP-IT-UP teachers Cheryl Wilder and Kathy Duke from Griffin-Spalding County schools participated in an ECOGIG research cruise to the Gulf of Mexico. The cruise provided the teachers with real-world experiences that they will apply in the classroom, where they have been teaching their seventh graders three AMP-IT-UP modules on ocean ecology.

  • Georgia Tech’s AMP-IT-UP Video Recognized at National Science Foundation Showcase

    Video highlights CEISMC program that gets students excited about STEM

    Georgia Tech’s AMP-IT-UP video received a Facilitators’ Choice award at the 2017 NSF STEM for All Video Showcase: Research & Design for Impact.

    Georgia Tech participated in the 2017 NSF STEM for All Video Showcase: Research & Design for Impact. Its submission highlighted the AMP-IT-UP NSF Math and Science Partnership.

  • Jeff Rosen Recognized by Professional Group

    International Technology and Engineering Association honors CEISMC program director for outstanding service.

    International Technology and Engineering Association honors CEISMC program director for outstanding service.

    Jeff Rosen of CEISMC at Georgia Tech receives a special recognition award at the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) 79th Annual Conference held March 16-18, 2017 in Dallas, Texas.

  • The Ocean Discovery Zone visits Cowan Road Middle School

    ECOGIG Ocean Discovery Zone exhibit a Cowan Road Middle School

    ECOGIG Ocean Discovery Zone exhibit a Cowan Road Middle School

    Dr. Annalisa Bracco (GA Tech) and her students from the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Tech; Sabrina Grossman, Marion Usselman, and Will Jimerson from CEISMC; and Emily Davenport (ECOGIG outreach staff) brought the Ocean Discovery Zone exhibit booth to 7th grade students at Cowan Road Middle School, in Griffin, GA on Thursday October 20th, 2016.

  • First LEGO League (FLL) Regional Tournament Results

    The First LEGO League (FLL) Regional Tournament was held on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Carver Road Middle School.

  • Celebrating National Manufacturing Day

    The fieldtrip was filled with tours related to manufacturing to celebrate the national holiday and to kick-off the start of the InVenture Challenge!

  • First LEGO League (FLL) Griffin-Spalding County Schools Boot Camp

    Students had the opportunity to learn beyond the basics of the new EV3 robots and prepare strategy for this year's game, the Trash Trek 2015.

  • Griffin-Spalding County Teachers & Students Gained Real World STEM Experience

    As part of the AMP-IT-UP initiative and Georgia Tech’s Georgia InternFellowships for Teacher (GIFT) program, several Griffin-Spalding County School System (GSCS) teachers and high schools students spent their summer immersed in hands-on STEM internships.