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2014-04-04 23:40:23

10 Events Focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 On Saturday, April 5th, approximately 50 Philadelphia high school and middle school students will gather at String Theory High School in Center City to compete in the first-ever Urban Schools Philadelphia Science Olympiad. Science Olympiad is the country’s premier team-based science competition for middle and high school students. This volunteer organization of committed current...

2014-04-04 23:36:07

12 Teachers and STEMConnector® Honored at Annual Science Education Conference WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Today at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) annual conference in Boston, Mass, DuPont is recognizing 12 STEM (Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics) and AgriScience teachers for teaching excellence; and partner organization STEMConnector® for advancing science education. DuPont will honor the award winners and recognize the impact of great...

2014-04-02 16:20:44

Conference goal is to enhance science teacher development and improve learning in STEM FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northrop Grumman Foundation is joining with the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) to further the conversation around international science education during the NSTA National Conference in Boston, April 3-6. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The Foundation is sponsoring a special session at the conference...

2014-03-31 23:23:00

techJOYnT Academy will be in DC, with an interactive booth showcasing Robotics and Game Design on the last week of April. Washington DC will be host to back to back conventions for STEM education awareness. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Since the introduction of the white house initiative “educate to innovate,” STEM education has been a hot topic for the press. Dismal scores in science and math around the country has prompted gatherings like the US News STEM Solutions...

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...

2014-03-24 23:23:25

Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer, IBM’s Florence Hudson, Microsoft’s Julie Larson-Green, and UCF's Pamela McCauley Bush are among the 42 members of this year’s Connected World magazine Women of M2M. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 "There are few lists that celebrate successful women and only one that recognizes women of the M2M and technology space. Call it the Internet of Things or M2M, our industry and these women have enabled the world of people and machines to collide...

2014-03-21 23:26:49

Dr. Charles A. Bush-Joseph Scholarship is now open for applications by middle school students pursuing fields of science, engineering, medicine and technology. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Committed to helping outstanding young people prepare for and make the most of their future school, college and career experiences, Envison today announced that it is accepting applications for the 2014 Dr. Charles A. Bush-Joseph Scholarship for the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF):...

2014-03-14 23:24:55

Global contest promises to rewrite the future of play. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 DevelopHer Toy & Game Challenge (DevelopHer), the first annual, global challenge to design toys and games that engage girls ages 3-12, is proud to announce its launch on May 20, 2014, at The National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT) Summit, held in Newport Beach, Calif. “With the goal of DevelopHer being to spur girls’ interest in STEM (Science, Technology,...

2014-03-10 23:22:39

Eighth-grade students from West Philadelphia will be experimenting with making and recycling bio-plastics. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Middle school students will gain real-life lab experience in materials science by playing and building with polymers as part of the University City Science Center STEAM Initiatives’ newest program, Polymer Play. Beginning in March, 15 students from KIPP West Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School will go to the Science Center once a week to...

2014-03-07 23:25:24

Learning List, a K-12 instructional materials review service, releases reviews of Scientific Minds' Biology Starters and Chemistry Starters. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Educators and parents can now get independent information about Scientific Minds' state-adopted science products, the Biology Starters and the Chemistry Starters, both of which were adopted in Texas with 100% TEKS coverage. The reviews on LearningList.com help educators and parents understand which...


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.