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Archive for July, 2014

Attention Educators: Are you looking for STEM-related workshops to attend this summer?  Check out the Oregon Coast STEM Hub website to see what’s happening! Summer is a time to catch up with family, spend time outdoors, and recuperate from a busy academic year.  But for teachers, summer is also a time to hone skills and discover […]

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    Samantha Stainburn published an article in Education Week today describing an Afterschool Alliance report which examined the impact of STEM-focused after-school programs on students who participate in them.     “The report’s authors find that engaging in activities like hands-on science experiments, computer modeling, and citizen science projects outside the school day increases […]

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Role Models

Posted by: | July 20, 2014 | No Comment |

Who are your STEM role models?  The website for the 2014 USA Science and Engineering Festival has multiple pages full of inspiring role models to choose from and to learn more about. “The scientists and engineers selected for this series have been chosen because they are true heroes and super stars, the epitome of innovation, […]

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