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2013-11-07 23:30:06

New site from Sally Ride Science now enhanced for user participation; enables educators to rate and review resources, and submit their own. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Today, Sally Ride Science announced the launch of the next phase of STEM Centralâ„¢, which was released in early October as a free web resource for educators and students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) topics and careers. The enhanced site now includes a suite of social tools...

2013-11-05 23:28:31

Professional development expands beyond select districts; training helps teachers ignite student interest in STEM fields and careers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Today, Sally Ride Science completed the launch of the Sally Ride Online Academy, the teacher training and professional development program that to date has been available only to educators in select school districts. Originally developed with the support of ExxonMobil for districts that had been the focus of that...

2013-11-04 23:01:34

Young women will partner with mentors, engage in hands-on activities and discover they have the right stuff to become STEM professionals. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 On Saturday, November 9, the Adler Planetarium will host the first-ever Girls Do Hack, a one-day event dedicated to inspiring young women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Girls Do Hack will immerse 48 young women, ages 14 to 18, from Chicago Public Schools in activities...

2013-11-03 00:21:46

High School Scientists Earn Top Prizes at Nation's Premier STEM Competition CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Months of dedication and hard work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) paid off tonight for three students named National Finalists in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation's premier research competition for high school students. Joshua Meier of Teaneck, N.J. earned the top honors and a $3,000 individual scholarship...

2013-11-03 00:21:38

High School Biochemists Earn Top Prizes at Nation's Premier STEM Competition ATLANTA, Nov. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Months of dedication and hard work in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) paid off for four students named National Finalists in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation's premier research competition for high school students. Gerald Meixiong of Evans, Ga., earned the top honors and a $3,000 individual scholarship for...

2013-10-22 08:43:31

Flipped Classrooms and Social Networks Are Enabling Broader Opportunities for STEM Students to Learn Engineering in Unconventional Ways NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields are traditionally known for their defined concepts. However based on insights from top educators and members of IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, technology integration in STEM...

2013-10-21 23:23:13

A new NSF-backed program at Bucknell University will give some incoming STEM majors unprecedented access to undergraduate research opportunities. The program will place an emphasis on recruiting and retaining women and underrepresented students. Lewisburg, PA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 As both a chemistry professor and the dean of Bucknell University's College of Arts and Sciences, George Shields has seen the spark in the eyes of student researchers on the brink of discovery....

2013-10-18 16:24:25

Student Participation and Project Submissions Reach All-Time High ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Siemens Foundation today recognized the semifinalists and regional finalists of the 2013 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation's premier research competition for high school students. One hundred regional finalists are invited to advance to the next round of the competition, where they will vie for the highest science honor awarded...

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...

2013-10-08 08:28:09

TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - The cost of dropping out of secondary school science and math courses is significantly high for Canada, according to a new research report released today by Let's Talk Science and made possible by Amgen Canada. Spotlight on Science Learning 2013: The high cost of dropping science and math highlights three costs - financial, opportunity and societal - that hinder Canada's economy as a result of disengagement of students in senior level science,...