Posted on November 1st, 2015 by Mary Lord
Ever wonder who sets STEM education policy – or yearn to influence it? Apply to become an Einstein Fellow and spend a year at the Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, NASA, NOAA, or a congressional office.
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Posted on March 16th, 2015 by Mary Lord
Pow! Kaboom! Building on the surging popularity of the Avengers, Batman, Captain America and other movie superheroes, the National Science Foundation and National Nanotechnology Initiative have launched a new competition to encourage students to “think big” and pursue STEM.
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Tags: Batman, Competitions for Students, Contest, Grades 9-12, high school, Nanotechnology, NSF, Spiderman, STEM education, superheroes
Posted on January 20th, 2014 by Mary Lord
Whether its swifter, safer bobsleds or high-performance speed-skating suits, science and engineering are as much on display at the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi, Russia. Catch the high-tech action in the latest installment of the Emmy Award-winning “Science of Sports” series from the National Science Foundation and NBC Learn.
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Tags: 2014 Olympics, athletics, Internet Resources, National Science Foundation, NBCLearn, NSF, science and engineering of sports, Sochi Olympics, STEM education, STEM videos, Web Resources, Winter Olympics