All posts tagged science

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Why Kids are Scared of Math and Science Revisited

There are many factors that contribute to students being scared of math and science in school, but teachers and parents shouldn’t allow them to shy away and avoid the subjects completely. What’s […]

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Is Science Technology Changing Prosthetics?

Could Science Technology revolutionize modern prosthetics? A company that makes affordable robotic hands using 3D printers just won the prestigious James Dyson Award. The prosthetic limbs respond to muscle flexing, Olly […]

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Ballet Body Science

Ballet dancers have been gaining recognition as embodying strength once thought to occur only in the world’s strongest athletes. As the popularity of ballet grows, dancers such as Misty Copeland […]

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STEM Today: World’s First Malaria Vaccine Gets a Green Light after Trials

A malaria vaccine that has been in development for decades is finally nearing release after positive feedback from clinical trials. The vaccine in question is commonly called Mosquirix and scientifically […]

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STEM Today: Scientists “See” Thunder for the First Time

Have you ever wondered what thunder looks like? Thanks to a series of tests conducted last summer near Gainesville Florida, you can now take a look at the inside of […]

Tool Kit: Encourage Students to Pursue STEM Careers

Use instructional strategies in classroom to engage students in STEM learning and mirror how STEM is pursued by professionals. Guided discovery approaches to teaching mathematics – NCTM illuminations, Dan Meyer […]

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What STEM Is and Why STEM Matters.

A hot topic creating a lot of buzz nowadays is STEM or science, technology, engineering and math.  These STEM disciplines no longer stand-alone as separate career fields, and in fact, […]

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