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2014-07-15 23:00:20

October 31 Entry Deadline for $15,000 in Cash Prizes San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Sally Ride Science today announced the launch of a new national award program for teaching innovation in STEM, to be sponsored by Sally Ride Science and Deloitte. The Sally Ride-Deloitte Award for Teaching Innovation in STEM is open to all K-12 educators in the U.S. and recognizes innovations in instruction related to science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) as well as STEM careers. First...

2014-07-10 23:03:27

150 Educators from Across the Country to Attend Professional Development Training Designed to Inspire Students Interest in STEM Learning and Careers San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Sally Ride Science announced today that 150 upper elementary and middle school educators from across the country have been selected to attend its professional development program, the Sally Ride Science Academy, Brought to You by ExxonMobil. The Academy offers professional training to educators on the...

2014-07-02 23:01:39

July 15-19 Mission Will Enable Students from All Over the World to Capture Images of the Earth from the International Space Station San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Sally Ride EarthKAM is set to begin another mission, allowing students from across the world to take snapshots of Earth’s surface from space by operating a camera aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The mission will take place July 15-19. To take part in the mission (or to learn more about the program), visit...

2014-06-16 23:07:35

Educational Program Started by Sally Ride, which Enables Students to Capture Images from Space via a Camera on the ISS San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Sally Ride EarthKAM will be receiving a Top Results Award at the 3rd Annual International Space Station Research and Development Conference, being held June 17-19, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. This conference is organized by the American Astronautical Society (AAS) with the support of the Center for...

2014-05-06 23:07:46

Series of Workshops to Help Educators Ignite Student Interest in STEM; Kick-Off Set for May 10 in Bellevue, Nebraska San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Sally Ride Science, with support from the Northrop Grumman Foundation, will deliver in-person professional development for educators at five different locations across the United States throughout 2014. Each of these training events will cover the topic “Igniting Student Interest in STEM,” and is specifically designed to train teachers...

2014-04-23 23:11:16

Company To Host “The Right Stuff – A Conversation with Astronaut Sandy Magnus” Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 On April 23 - 27, Sally Ride Science will be presenting new products and meeting STEM leaders at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference, April 23-25, and the USA Science & Engineering Festival, April 25-27, in Washington D.C. Both events will be at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. In addition to exhibiting and presenting new products designed to...

2014-03-27 23:02:16

Nation’s Science Teachers to Be Introduced to a New Array of Resources for Educators and Students San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 On April 3-6, Sally Ride Science will participate in the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) annual national conference, to be held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, MA. More than 300 exhibiting organizations and nearly 10,000 attendees are expected at what is often considered to be one of the largest events in STEM...

2014-03-07 23:00:28

Bear Ride to Accept Honor and Award On Her Sister’s Behalf; Sally Called “An Inspiration for Girls of All Ages” San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Today, the Women in Aviation, International (WAI) inducted four new women into its International Pioneer Hall of Fame, with Sally Ride—America’s first woman in space—joining Nancy Currie, Beryl Markham, and Sheila Scott as honorees. These women are being honored at WAI's 25th Annual International Conference, to be held March...

2014-01-27 23:21:13

Event in San Francisco will honor the achievements of 100 Business School alumni, celebrating women’s professional achievements. (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Sally Ride Science CEO Sheryle Bolton, will be one of 100 Harvard Business School (HBS) women selected by the school’s alumni to be honored as it celebrates “50 years of Women at HBS” at the W50 Gala event, held this evening at the Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco, CA. This select group of 100 distinguished honorees was nominated...

2014-01-22 23:02:27

One-day training to equip dozens of teachers, administrators, and school counselors, to improve STEM instruction and connections to careers in STEM. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Sally Ride Science, with support from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), will deliver in-person training to educators in Spanish Fort, Alabama, on Saturday, January 25, 2014. The event (already booked to capacity) is part of Sally Ride Science’s professional development program, and this particular...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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