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2014-09-15 12:20:32

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and Honeywell are kicking off the 2014 fall tour this week of the award-winning science education program FMA Live! Forces in Motion with performances at three schools in the greater Seattle area. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Created in 2004, the show is a collaborative effort between NASA and Honeywell Hometown Solutions designed to inspire students to study science, technology, engineering and...

2014-09-02 12:33:01

Teachers Praise Werkz Publishing Education Technology, Which Aims to Make Science Apps Accessible and Affordable SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Werkz Publishing Inc. is pleased to announce that its award-winning ScienceWerkz(®) science education apps are now available at a special subscription rate that encompasses the complete collection of more than 30 science apps. The San Diego-based company, which was honored with a ComputED Gazette EDDIE Award for its education...

2014-08-28 23:06:31

NSF-backed study is the first to examine use by middle-school teachers and students of science curriculum aligned with the new Framework for K-12 Science Education and Next Generation Science Standards. The study used an NGSS-aligned curriculum called Project-Based Inquiry Science™ published by IT’S ABOUT TIME®. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 While educators and students across the country took off for summer vacation at the end of June, at the same time, a National Science...

2014-08-27 23:06:46

Nonprofit MIND Research Institute’s Golf Outing Supports Efforts to Engage More Women in High-Demand Fields Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Monday's Women with Drive Golf Outing: Setting the Course for Girls in STEM brought 68 golfers out to support efforts to engage more girls and women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. The 9-hole tournament at Irvine’s Oak Creek Golf Club had players donning superhero capes, drinking “kryptonite,” putting...

2014-08-27 12:28:40

Explorer featured on the cover of National Geographic Learning fourth grade science textbooks to introduce students to a rare predator from Madagascar NAPLES, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To engage students and bring science education to life, Dr. Luke Dollar, a Conservation Scientist and National Geographic Emerging Explorer will be speaking with fourth graders about his extensive work studying the fosa, a rare, carnivorous predator species native to the island of...

2014-08-19 23:13:14

Program helps connect students who are historically under-represented and under-served in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields succeed in STEM studies. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 This summer, at a time when many of their peers are passing the time at home or otherwise just hanging out, more than 200 high school students across the country took advantage of a much more enlightening opportunity and perhaps received a glimpse of a potentially rewarding...

2014-08-05 23:04:53

The grant program is extended to all attendees of The Executive STEM Summit working to improve science and technology education. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Macmillan Education, the global education division of Macmillan Science and Education, today announced a $5,000 grant program for attendees of the second annual Executive STEM Summit, hosted by Macmillan Education and Scientific American. The goal of the grant is to encourage and promote collaboration between different...

2014-07-24 12:21:58

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) and National Geographic Learning (NGL) today announced a partnership in the development of a science education initiative designed to engage young learners in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. CASIS is the sole manager of the U.S. National Laboratory on the International Space Station (ISS). Through this collaboration, CASIS...

2014-07-24 12:21:33

Educators given chance to win $1,000 and a STEM classroom makeover CHEVY CHASE, Md., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] are launching the "Teachers Bringing Science to Life" contest that will provide resources and rewards for educators who encourage their students to explore the field of aerospace engineering. To enter, teachers must submit photos of their students conducting the 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD)...

2014-07-11 12:20:59

HAMPTON, Va., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Langley Research Center will showcase more than two-dozen exhibits that illustrate its vast technology development efforts supporting deep space exploration, science, and aeronautics missions on Tuesday, July 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Virginia Air & Space Center (VASC) in Hampton. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Consider it a mid-summer's display of cutting-edge technology -- from...


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