Genes in Space Competition
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This national science contest offers a unique opportunity for students in grades 7 through 12 to design a DNA experiment for space. Last year's winner,
, is evaluating the impact of space travel on the human immune system. Her experiment is scheduled for launch in early 2016! Genes in Space invites your students to explore the many opportunities and challenges of space exploration.
100Kin10 unites the nation's top academic institutions, nonprofits, foundations, companies, and government agencies to train and retain 100,000 excellent STEM teachers to educate the next generation of innovators and problem solvers.
LearningBlade: Growing Interest & Sharpening Skills for STEM
EiE Video Snippets
The Museum of Science, Boston is releasing a series of videos to help K -12 educators understand and implement new academic standards. Created by Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®), the award-winning curriculum project of the Museum's National Center for Technological Literacy® (NCTL®), the "EiE Video Snippets" illuminate the science and engineering practices specified in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), showing what these practices look like when young children try them in real classrooms.
Museum of Science, Boston Applauds ESSA
The Museum of Science, Boston applauds the House and Senate passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which replaces the No Child Left Behind Act. We congratulate Sen. Lamar Alexander, Sen. Patty Murray, Rep. John Kline, Rep. Bobby Scott, and their staff on this bipartisan achievement.
The competition is designed to encourage an academic interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), provide a hands-on, career technology based realworld engineering experience (CTE) and to increase student motivation to learn and stay in school while providing an opportunity for fun and creative student-team academic activities.
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Flight Simulators Reshape STEM Education
If Jay LeBoff had been better at video games, his company may not exist today. But when LeBoff, creator of the STEM Pilot flight simulator, struggled to steer in his favorite racing game with his X-Box controller, he took a unique pit stop in 2004 by creating a surround-sound simulated race car.
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