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  • Completed Kingii Dragon.
    Review: Kingii Dragon by OWI Robotics
    Robots are becoming increasingly popular and OWI Robotics is determined to make them popular playthings. OWI Robotics offers a series of construction kits that must be assembled by the user before they can be played with. When put together...
  • STEM is important but so is Arts
    The STEM Engine
    In 1964, the legendary physicist Richard Feynman delivered a 7-part series of Messenger Lectures at Cornell University on “The Character of Physical Law.” (Bill Gates of Microsoft has made the videos of the lecturesavailable for free...
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    It's 2015. Should women with MBAs and law degrees still pursue nonprofit jobs?
    Of the nine jobs listed in “In Nine Jobs You Can Do With A Law Degree” by Renee Sylvestre-Williams, Contributor to Forbes.com, on November 2012, only three are not in the commercial sector: Public Interest Advocacy, Government and...
  • Do you have a young engineer in your family?
    Do you have a young engineer in your family?
    Science and math continue to be important subjects that children are encouraged to develop an interest in, and summer summer camp classes at the State College of Florida in Lakewood Ranch are offering opportunities for children ages 7-15 to...
  • Bread and Grains
    Forcing engineers to sew makes as much sense as forcing chemists to bake
    Humans have been using yeast to make bread for at least 5 000 years, and possibly longer. Yeast can reasonably be considered humanity’s ‘oldest industrial microorganism’. Yeast, a living, single-celled fungus, feeds on the sugars...
  • NASA pic
    NASA offers STEM-related mentoring program for kids in fifth through eight grade
    It’s never too early to think about your career and with summer in full swing, it’s a great time to explore the field of science. Just announced through Kids.gov, kids in fifth to eighth grade have a unique opportunity to apply to be...
  • Tim Hunt
    Nobel Prize winner Sir Tim Hunt: Men and women should be segregated in labs
    Most people assume that in order to be a Nobel Prize winner, you have to have accomplished something in the field in which you won and be fairly intelligent. Sir Tim Hunt is challenging the second piece of criteria by making comments that can only...
  • Need to rethink the purpose of higher education
    Big money undermines higher education
    Education and business isn’t quite the pair as, say, horse and carriage or love and marriage, but the association seems to be getting stronger every semester.Consider the business perspective and the logic of its exponents.Education, a $1...
  • Partnership for the 21st Century is Transforming Schools Through Technology
    Partnership for the 21st Century is Transforming Schools Through Technology
    Partnership for 21st Century is "a national advocacy organization that encourages schools, districts, and states to infuse technology into education -- and provides tools and resources to facilitate that effort" (NEA).P21's mission...
  • Turtle Trails
    Learn to save turtles with STEM app
    Kids love technology. Even tots play on mom and dad’s phones. Apps galore abound for kids. While many are just for fun, fun and play can be combined for STEM learning.This week, One Planet Education NetworkÒ (OPEN) launches “Turtle...
  • National Environmental Education Week
    Navajo students win environmental foundation’s first schoolyard STEM lab
    Samsung and the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) awarded its first-ever Schoolyard STEM Lab to the students and teachers of Nizhoni Elementary School in Shiprock, N.M., today in celebration of the 10th annual National...
  • "SciGirls" follows the adventures of real girls who are interested in STEM subjects.
    “SciGirls” Returns with ExSCIting Third Season on PBS KIDS!
    STEM stands for the subjects of “Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.” In academic circles, these topics are being promoted in a variety of ways to encourage today’s generation to become interested and excited about...
  • STEM toys from Thames & Kosmos for Earth Day
    Celebrate Earth Day with STEM toys from Thames & Kosmos
    Earth Day is celebrated on April 22. The first day of Spring is a wonderful time to explore the scientific method. While children may balk on a day filed with learning, STEM influenced toys make learning fun. Thames & Kosmos offers a wide...
  • Karlie Kloss started a scholarship program to teach young women code.
    Top model Karlie Kloss goes philanthropic with a new scholarship fund
    Model Karlie Kloss at the height of her social media and fashion world popularity has founded a scholarship to empower women through the STEM field of coding. After enrolling in a two-week class, Klass was inspired enough to start a scholarship to...
  • STEMosphere Share Fair
    George Washington University invites community to STEMosphere Share Fair
    Our next generation of inventors and engineers, as well as teachers and tinkerers of all ages can explore the latest discoveries in STEM (Science, Engineering, Technology and Math) during the second annual STEMosphere Share Fair in Washington, D.C...
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