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2013-06-03 23:14:46

Partner with more than 500 schools across the country to provide NBC Learn subscriptions. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 NBC News´ educational arm, NBC Learn, is teaming up with the United States Golf Association (USGA) and Chevron Corporation to release the “Science of Golf”– an informative 10-part video series narrated by NBC Sports´ lead play-by-play anchor Dan Hicks that explores Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) topics through the lens of...

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2012-01-27 08:53:40

NBC News' educational arm, NBC Learn, and the NBC Sports Group recently teamed up with the National Hockey League (NHL) and National Science Foundation (NSF) to release "Science of NHL Hockey"--an informative 10-part video series exploring the science behind the fastest game on ice. Made especially for students and teachers to use in the classroom, the videos will be aligned to lesson plans and national state education standards, and are available to the public cost-free on NBCLearn.com,...

NSF And NBC Learn Add To The Chemistry Now Video Series
2011-09-20 10:18:11

  Available cost-free to students, teachers and chemistry fans of all ages Continuing the celebration of the International Year of Chemistry, the National Science Foundation (NSF), in partnership with NBC Learn, is launching the second installment of "Chemistry Now," a weekly series of online video content that uncovers and explains the science of common physical objects and the changes they undergo every day. The series also looks at the lives and work of scientists on the...

2011-05-09 12:58:51

National Science Foundation partners NBC Learn and NBC Sports Group recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Scientific principles explored last year in two online video series called "Science of the Olympic Winter Games" and "Science of NFL Football" have earned NBCOlympics.com and NBCLearn.com a Sports Emmy for Outstanding New Approaches Sports Programming. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the award Monday at the 32nd Annual Sports...

2011-04-20 15:03:27

"Changing Planet" town hall broadcast brings together scientists, thought leaders and students to discuss impact of climate science and possible solutions In celebration of Earth Day, The Weather Channel will air a previously recorded special town hall event moderated by NBC News Special Correspondent Tom Brokaw on Friday at 9 p.m. ET. Titled, "Changing Planet," the town hall was hosted at Yale University as part of a partnership between NBC Learn, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and...

2011-01-25 09:34:06

Videos celebrate International Year of Chemistry; available cost-free to students, teachers and fans of chemistry In celebration of the International Year of Chemistry, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News, have teamed up to launch "Chemistry Now," a weekly online video series that uncovers and explains the science of common physical objects in our world and the changes they undergo every day. The series also looks at the lives and work of...

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2010-12-20 10:30:00

Partnership will make available high-quality educational resources cost-free In an innovative partnership, NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation (NSF) are teaming up to bring science to life for students across the country. This collaboration between two of the nation's leading supporters of science in the classroom aims to further the understanding of science by providing engaging, high-quality educational resources to teachers cost-free. Partially funded by NSF, the joint projects...

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2009-12-10 09:10:00

Online videos explain the science behind winning gold at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games Science and sport. Have you ever wondered ... * How angular momentum helps one of the world's top ranked figure skaters Rachael Flatt achieve the perfect triple toe loop? * How elastic collision allows three-time Olympic hockey player Julie Chu convert a game-winning slapshot? * Or how Newton's Three Laws of Motion propel U.S. Olympic Trials silver medalist and short track speed skater J.R. Celski to the...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.