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2013-11-28 23:21:27

Startup Magnitude.IO helps schools access Nanosatisfi's private satellites to learn Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 A pair of diminutive cube satellites weighing no more than a few pounds were deployed last week from the International Space Station with hopes to usher in a 21st century revolution in education. Secondary school and College students across the country will have the ability to use the satellites in curriculum...

2013-11-25 23:01:43

Experts in STEM education initiatives stressed the need to build interest in science, technology, engineering and math fields among both female and minority student groups, according to discussion on a recent Google Hangout hosted by AdvancED. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Experts in STEM education initiatives stressed the need to build interest in science, technology, engineering and math fields among both female and minority student groups. Steven Anderson, director of...

2013-11-22 23:23:52

NEF Cyberlearning's STEM grants addresses the financial concerns of school districts for STEM education. This program is a great way to bridge the academic divide in acquiring STEM skills; the deadline for interested applicants is November 28th. (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 There is a growing emphasis on creating partnerships between students, teachers, organizations and businesses to help foster STEM fields, this emphasis is echoed by the National Education Foundation’s...

2013-11-15 23:19:51

CEO Sheryle Bolton to participate in panel discussions on the future of STEM education in California, and the gender gap in STEM majors; Sally Ride Science co-founder Dr. Karen Flammer to present on Sally Ride EarthKAM Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 On Monday, November 18, and Tuesday, November 19, Sally Ride Science will participate in the first-ever California STEM Symposium, to be held at the Sacramento Convention Center. Convening under the theme “Invest in California STEM...

2013-11-12 23:31:04

Middle and high school students can learn how to build a mobile app, bring it to market, and retain the profit themselves in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge, in partnership with Technology Student Association. Eight school teams will win a $20,000 grant for their schools. Reston, VA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 It’s a common scene: Teens tapping and swiping on their cell phone or tablet. One in four teens are “cell-mostly” Internet users, according to the Pew Research Center’s...

2013-11-12 23:01:53

November mission still accepting students after October mission breaks records. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Sally Ride EarthKAM is set to begin another mission November 12-15, allowing students from across the world to operate a camera aboard the International Space Station (ISS) that captures custom images of the Earth’s surface. ISS EarthKAM was renamed by NASA last May to acknowledge Dr. Sally Ride’s role in establishing EarthKAM in 1995, and in working tirelessly as...

2013-11-11 23:04:30

STEM skills are in high demand in both traditional and non-traditional STEM related fields. To address the increasing demand for STEM skills, the National Education Foundation believes that early introduction to STEM will help students become well equipped with STEM skills. (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 STEM skills are in high demand in both traditional and non-traditional STEM related fields. This demand has left some employers in search of employees with STEM skills. To address the...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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