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2014-08-19 23:02:57

Creative educators pilot projects with science and technology focus Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 With back to school shopping in full swing, moms and dads are working hard to fill the supply list even when money is tight. They are not the only ones feeling the pinch this fall; educators are also struggling to find resources for students, especially in low-income and minority-majority school districts. In some schools, this struggle is a crucible where creativity flourishes....

2014-08-18 23:02:27

The recipients were recognized for their contributions to environmental education and science. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Three students who participated in the Army Educational Outreach Program’s eCYBERMISSION competition were recognized at a White House ceremony last week, which honored young innovators in environmental sciences and protection. Their team advisor and another eCYBERMISSION team advisor were also recognized at the event. The students, Daniel Burgess, Joey...

2014-07-21 16:22:39

Top five organizations received $25,000 to get more kids outside ALAMEDA, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After tallying more than 25,000 votes from Facebook fans, The North Face today announced the final winners of the 2014 Explore Fund grants of up to $25,000. Earlier this summer, The North Face Explore Fund awarded $5,000 to 15 projects dedicated to getting more youth outside and connected to nature as part of its annual $250,000 grant program. In addition to this $75,000 commitment,...

2014-06-18 23:06:15

WWTrek has overhauled their Moab Adventure Trips for 2015 to include educational components that cover subjects such as Geology, Paleontology and Archaeology. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 World Wide Trekking has overhauled their Moab Adventure Trips for 2015 to include educational components that highlight the geography, history, and culture of the desert southwest. World Wide Trekking will include educational components such as Geology, Paleontology and Archaeology, with...

2014-05-08 16:26:18

American Humane Association's "Canines and Childhood Cancer Study," Sponsored by Zoetis, Examines Promising, Underutilized Weapon in War on Cancer WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- We already know that a dog may be man's best friend, but a new scientific study is seeking to prove that a dog can be a child's best friend in times of greatest need. Today, American Humane Association, scientists, researchers, four therapy dog teams, and country star, former nurse and animal lover...

2014-04-23 23:11:43

On April 29th and May 3rd, Therapy Pets Unlimited is hosting two fundraisers at local restaurants to support their new not-for-profit organization. Nottingham, MD (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Therapy Pets Unlimited, a newly formed Maryland not-for-profit that brings the healing aid of pets to patients, is hosting two fundraisers at area restaurants to help support their organization. Enjoy the recently opened Green Turtle in White Marsh on April 29th where customers who bring in the official...

2014-04-22 23:03:51

Employees from GM’s Bowling Green Assembly, WKU Center for Environmental Education & Sustainability staff, and students from Warren Central High School will wade into Trammel Creek today, April 22, 2014, as the automaker celebrates the 25th anniversary of its signature watershed education program, GM GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network). The program, which is run by the national non-profit Earth Force, engages multiple partners throughout a community to empower young...

2014-04-22 08:30:43

Ultimate Athlete Games measures a participant's speed, strength and agility on three timed sprint challenge courses. NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEN'S FITNESS today announced the expansion of their Ultimate Athlete Games. For the first-time ever, multiple events will be held at the Sandwich Fairgrounds near Chicago, IL and in Tuxedo Park, New York. The Games were created by the editors and experts of MEN'S FITNESS as the ultimate test for fitness based on strength,...

2014-04-13 23:00:24

DMG Productions explores advancements in therapeutic outdoor adventures. St. George, UT (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Expedition Therapy announced that it will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr., airing later this year 2014, via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. Expedition Therapy is an exciting, challenging therapeutic outdoor adventure experience designed for young adults, age 18 and up, who want to move forward in life. Innovations will explore...

2014-03-10 23:23:12

Students from Wyandotte High School are getting much deserved attention for stepping up as environmental leaders in their community through the EE Community Connections program, supported by national non-profit Earth Force. This week, Mayor Holland will join the students as they work work directly with environmental engineers to build birdhouses on the plant’s property, as part of GM’s habitat restorations goals. Kansas City, KS (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Students from Wyandotte High...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.