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2013-07-16 23:17:17

150 educators selected from across the country to attend 2013 academies; academies in San Diego showcase careers and diverse role models in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields; more than 8,500 educators trained to date, impacting close to one million students; program established by Dr. Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, and continues as part of her legacy with the support of ExxonMobil. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The Sally Ride Science Academy,...

2013-07-09 23:21:16

Online Platform Revolutionizes How Colleges and Corporations Search, Interact and Evaluate STEM Students Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 With only one third of students qualified for the fast growing demand for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) related jobs, STEM Premier provides a game changing solution for the challenges in the STEM marketplace. STEM Premier is a subscription based virtual platform that provides students, no matter where they are in the world, an...

2013-06-27 11:43:48

NASA has selected more than 170 educational organizations nationwide to receive Summer of Innovation mini-awards of as much as $2,500 each. The awards are designed to expand NASA's education network and help the agency keep middle school students engaged in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) activities throughout the summer break and beyond. The awardees include non-profit educational organizations, public and private schools, youth foundations and science centers...

2013-06-24 23:16:38

School Specialty's Interactive and Engaging App Powerful Study Tool for Learning Physical Science San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Today at ISTE 2013, CPO Science, a brand within School Specialty’s science division, announced that its CPO Physical Science app is available on the iTunes Store. Developed to help students grasp hard-to-learn concepts, the app provides a powerful tool for communicating in the language of physical science. Already winning raves on the iTunes Store...

2013-06-19 23:03:12

Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards Offer Opportunity to Transform Teacher Preparation and Support San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The California STEM Learning Network (CSLNet) today released a new research paper calling for significant changes in how teachers are taught in order to meet the demands of the new Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. The report, released today at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Summit in Austin, Texas, recommends...

NASA Celebrates 30th Anniversary Of First American Woman In Space: Sally Ride
2013-06-19 08:56:24

[WATCH VIDEO: Sally Ride Anniversary] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly into space after securing a spot aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger for STS-7 on June 18, 1983. Her goals captured the attention of the nation, inspiring women everywhere to break barriers. Ride was one of three specialists on STS-7 and was instrumental in helping the crew deploy communication satellites, conduct experiments and make use of...

2013-06-18 23:15:07

Watch EIC and US News Super Session, “We Don´t Hate Math: Closing the Gender Gap,” on June 18 in Austin Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Leaders from around the country will convene through June 19, 2013 at the U.S. News STEM Solutions National Conference in Austin to address the future of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Skilled workers in these fields are needed to ensure a bright future, and this leadership summit will bring together the bright minds...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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