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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...

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 Central™, 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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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