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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...

2014-02-20 23:30:56

Scientific Minds updates its grade 6-8 product, the Middle School Science Starters, to a new student-centered, interactive platform. Orange, TX (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Scientific Minds has announced the completion of Middle School Science Starters 2.0, a major update to its original middle school product. The new 2.0 model retains all the benefits of the original model while adding student-centered features such as a video/audio option, interactive flashcards and digital quizzes. The...

2014-02-12 23:28:26

The Science for All Foundation is Devoted to Promoting an Interest in STEM-Based Education in Youth Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 ScienceForAllFoundation.org has just announced the launch of its non-profit organization and website. The Science for All Foundation is dedicated to promoting an interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in youth. The Science For All Foundation (SFAF), which has also just started a new Facebook page that people are can visit to get...

2014-02-04 23:21:14

The California STEM Learning Network (CSLNet) is calling on leaders in STEM education, business & industry, non-profits, governmental agencies and philanthropies to come to Santa Clara to jumpstart a process that is poised to bring major changes to STEM education for every student in California. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The California STEM Summit: Engineering Action for Change will address the urgent need to match the education of our children with the growing STEM...

2014-01-27 23:03:57

Educators are learning that getting students of all ages to embrace science, technology, engineering and math curriculum (STEM) is all about making connections—showing real life examples and how they affect a student’s world. Trilogy's latest books—“Those Amazing…” series, which includes “Those Amazing Scientists” and “Those Amazing Engineers,”—help educators bridge the learning gap between STEM education and the real world. Englewood Cliffs, NJ (PRWEB) January...

2014-01-23 23:30:26

With the addition of e-commerce, Scientific Minds now offers parents and teachers access to the company's award-winning digital science products. Orange, TX (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Scientific Minds just keeps growing. In addition to eight products created in as many years, the company has added an e-commerce function to its website. Educators, parents, and students can now take advantage of online transaction processing to purchase both Science Starter subscriptions and merchandise....


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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