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2014-05-06 08:44:21

From Modest Beginnings to Global Leader in Science Education ROSEVILLE, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inching toward its 50(th) anniversary this year, PASCO scientific continues its zest for innovation--the company's hallmark since founder and president Paul Stokstad began developing products for teaching science from the garage of his parents' Lafayette, California home in the summer of 1964. Today, PASCO technologies are central to 21(st) century science education programs...

2014-05-01 08:46:50

A full day of activities provides educators with hands-on training to help them integrate data-collection technology into their science curriculum BEAVERTON, Ore., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This summer, Vernier Software & Technology will offer more than 20 full-day, hands-on training institutes to help science and STEM teachers integrate data-collection technology into their science curriculum. Educators can select from either general or subject-specific institutes,...

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...

2014-04-23 08:28:06

- New Index Shows America's STEM Talent Pool Too Shallow to Meet Demand - WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite multiple initiatives to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in the United States, America is still not producing enough workers to fill current and future STEM jobs, according to the new U.S. News/ Raytheon STEM Index, unveiled today at www.usnews.com/news/stem-index. The new index was developed exclusively by U.S. News & World...

2014-04-17 23:06:10

Scottsdale, AZ, Conference Attracts Global Visionaries from Education San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Sally Ride Science CEO and Co-Founder Tam O’Shaughnessy will present next Tuesday at the ASU GSV Education Innovation Summit in Scottsdale, AZ. Her presentation will highlight the new products and business initiatives that are fulfilling the Company’s mission and vision to improve student engagement with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and careers. Dr....

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...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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