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Research Collaborators Encounter Mystery

ZebrafishHigh School biology students in Valders, Wis. are raising zebra fish as part of a research project being conducted by students at the University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc. Or at least they’re trying. But the grant-funded project, intended to interest high schoolers in STEM, has encountered a problem: dying fish.

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NASA Weightlessness Challenge, Grades 5-8

WeightlessnessNASA’s “Kids in Micro-g” challenge calls for students in grades five through eight to design a classroom experiment that can also be performed by astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The “Kids in Micro-g” challenge calls for the experiments to examine the effect of weightlessness on various subjects.

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Competition: NASA Design Challenge, grades 5-8. Dec. 8, 2010

490614main_kids3_226NASA’s “Kids in Micro-g” student experiment design challenge for grades 5-8, is aimed at giving students a hands-on opportunity to design an experiment or simple demonstration that could be performed both in the classroom and by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

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Field Trip to the South Pole

AntarcticaAn Arlington, Va. physics teacher is heading to the South Pole as part of a University of Wisconsin experiment called IceCube, hailed as the biggest research project ever conducted on Antarctica. Among the subjects studied are cosmic rays and tiny, elusive particles known as neutrinos.

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Class Activities: Chemistry and Physics from CSIRO

csiroVisit the chemistry activity page from CSIRO — The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia’s national science agency — to find simple, fun chemistry and physics projects for students. Other sections of this science Website offer information, videos, links, the Double Helix Science Club, and local resources for Australia teachers.

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