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  • GREAT ENERGY CHALLENGE GRANT PROJECT COMPLETED

    Legacy Foundation :: News   Legacy Foundation  in partnership with Fuñdación Progresar in Guatemala completed a TRAINING OF TRAINERS in Solola Guatemala from 12-16th November 2012.   F...
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    • National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

      Last year, drunk or drugged drivers killed 830 people in traffic crashes during the month of December. The holiday season is particularly dangerous on the roads due to more traffic and a high incidence of alcohol and ...
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      • Great Bird Count

        Take part in the longest-running citizen science wildlife census in the world during the 114th Annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Join thousands of Americans who will conduct the annual bird survey across the countr...
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        • Computer Science Education Week 2013

          December 9-15 marks Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) 2013. This week is designed to raise awareness of the transformative role of computing in our global society and promote computer science education at all...
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          • Gravity Launch: The App

            Science NetLinks is excited to report that the Gravity Launch app is now available for download for the iPad and Android-based tablets. Inspired by the popular pc-based interactive, this is the first app to be develop...
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            • AAAS ScienceLive Chat: Do the Arts Make Us Smarter?

              Art programs in schools are often the first to get cut when budgets are tight. Some advocates believe that arts enhance learning in all areas, including math and science. Do you think changing STEM to STEAM will help ...
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              • Bioblitz 2013: Tromp in the Swamp

                I just arrived in New Orleans today for the 7th Annual Bioblitz, presented by National Geographic and the National Park Service. It's a 24-hour "species inventory" that happens at a different National Park each year f...
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                Bioblitz 2013: Tromp in the Swamp

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                • Evolution

                  British naturalist Charles Darwin published his seminal science text, On the Origin of Species, November 24,1859. This text introduced evolution to the general public and became an instant best seller. Although he was...
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                • Geography Awareness Week 2013

                  "Celebrate Geography and The New Age of Exploration" during Geography Awareness Week (GeoWeek), November 17-23. This year's theme highlights how geography enables us all to be intrepid explorers in our own way. GeoWee...
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                  • Mobile Learning Resources on Science NetLinks

                    Portable technology has become nearly ubiquitous in the last 25 years. From the tape decks and cd players of the late 20th century to laptops to today's smartphones and tablets tucked into back pockets and bookbags, m...
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                    • Picture Book Month

                      Encourage a love of reading during November, Picture Book Month. This international literacy initiative honors the artwork and storytelling found in print picture books that capture the imagination of readers young an...
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                      • Native American Heritage Month 2013

                        Explore the rich ancestry and traditions of the first Americans during Native American Heritage Month. Pay tribute to the significant contributions the Native Americans made to the establishment and growth of the Unit...
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                        • 10 Animals That Don't Need Halloween Costumes

                          (Image Credit: AAAS Science Magazine / Laurence Norah/Flickr)   Here's a fun (and short) science story to share with your class today. The images are fantastic and what a great way to start a discussion about th...
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                          • Halloween Science

                            Celebrate the science behind the scare this Halloween! Go search for bugs in the night, create your own monster bug, and hear how hospitals still use leeches on patients. Do you have Arachnophobia? If you do, then you...
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                            • Periodical Cicadas Are Here Again!

                              Brood II is coming; in fact it’s already here in some parts of the country. This group of periodical cicadas has not seen the light of day for 17 years and most K-12 students weren’t even alive the last ti...
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                              • Upcoming Live Webinar: This Isn't Rocket Science: How to Incorporate STEM Apps in Your Classroom

                                Upcoming Live Webinar: "This Isn't Rocket Science: How to Incorporate STEM Apps in Your Classroom"with Kirstin Fearnley and Renee Stockdale-Homick from Science NetLinks May 13 @ 4 p.m. EDT  Webinar: http://iste....
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                                • Bioblitz 2013: Bayou Ecosystem

                                  Before the start of this year's Bioblitz in the Louisiana wetlands, I headed out in a bayou boat tour to get the lay of the land.   A bayou is a slow-moving waterway, while a swamp is a flooded forest area. We ...
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                                  • Bioblitz 2013: Welcome!

                                    The 2013 National Geographic/National Park Service Bioblitz is in Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve just south of New Orleans. Two centuries ago, this was pirate territory, and the most successful of ...
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                                    • Bioblitz 2013: Bayou des Familles

                                      They say you can’t step in the same river twice, and that’s especially true in the Mississippi delta. It’s constantly changing, with small streams growing into wide rivers, and mighty rivers disappea...
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                                      • Bioblitz 2013: Armadillo Interlude

                                        Friday afternoon, while everyone was heading out on species inventory trips, three young armadillos visited the park’s visitor center. Sometimes the species come to you!   I spoke with biologist Craig Hood...
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