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2013-10-10 23:30:16

Scientific Minds launches a pink button campaign to promote awareness of the need for preparing students to pursue careers in science research. Orange, TX (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 During the month of October, Scientific Minds is sending out buttons to recognize teachers who are using the company's K-12 science education products to prepare the researchers of tomorrow. Because October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the buttons are pink with a white ribbon and read,...

2013-10-09 23:04:04

Fund For Teachers Grant Turns Oklahoma Science Teacher into Scientist at UC Berkeley Chemistry Department Lab; Researches Under International Expert in Protein Synthesis to Model Fundamentals of Biochemistry for Students and Encourage Careers in Science Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The newly announced Nobel Laureates in chemistry relied on research conducted in the 1970s to develop their award-winning work. Jan Post wanted his students at the Oklahoma School for Science and Math...

2013-10-08 23:20:59

Today, LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. (LNESC) and Marathon Oil Corporation will launch their Science Corps Program in San Antonio, Texas. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Today, LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. (LNESC) and Marathon Oil Corporation will launch their Science Corps Program in San Antonio, Texas. The program will provide students attending Terrell Wells Middle School with hands on instruction in science, technology, engineering, and...

2013-10-04 23:21:26

The K-2 digital science curriculum, Science4Us, has recently been proven to significantly increase student achievement. In a field study performed by McREL, an independent authoritative academic research group, students engaged in Science4Us significantly outperformed those students receiving “business as usual” science instruction. Ft Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 The K-2 digital science curriculum, Science4Us, has recently been proven to significantly increase student...

2013-09-27 23:20:41

Unusual partnership brings together two very different institutions to see if hands-on, interactive approach can boost leadership skills, minority student retention in engineering. Needham, Mass. and El Paso, Texas (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and Olin College of Engineering have entered into a groundbreaking multi-year partnership to explore whether hands-on, interactive learning approaches such as those in use at Olin can boost leadership skills...

2013-09-26 23:38:10

Teachers use Biology and Chemistry Starters to flip the learning process when students learn fundamentals online and then practice in the classroom. Orange, TX (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Scientific Minds has recently released two products, Biology Starters and Chemistry Starters, in a new platform designed to aid educators in flipping the classroom. In a flipped classroom, the teacher doesn't deliver lecture material during class. Instead, students use online video lessons or lectures...

2013-09-26 12:32:06

NASA has recognized 12 NASA Explorer Schools from 11 U.S. states for their contributions to science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) education in the 2012-2013 school year. All 12 schools will receive a NASA certificate of recognition that includes an American flag that was flown in space. Six of the 12 also submitted successful proposals to a recent NASA Explorer Schools solicitation and will receive a $5,000 grant to help implement a STEM project in their classrooms by...

2013-09-23 23:02:20

Sheryle Bolton joins industry leaders from Cisco, Accenture, AAUW, and STEMconnector in panel on “Best Practices in STEM Skills” San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 On Wednesday, September 25, 2013, Sally Ride Science CEO Sheryle Bolton will join other business and policy leaders for the 2013 STEM Council Meeting in Washington D.C., where they will discuss and present best practices in STEM education, with a focus on STEM careers. In addition to panel discussions such as Best...

2013-09-18 15:33:43

NASA signed a Space Act Agreement Wednesday with the Boys and Girls Club of America (BGCA) to infuse the agency's science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) content into their activities and inspire students nationwide. The signing ceremony took place at the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington during a celebration to announce BGCA's 2013 Youth of the Year. Leland Melvin, NASA associate administrator for education and former space shuttle astronaut, signed the...


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