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  • Science & Sports

    One of the aspects of science education that interests me most is how to grab those students who don't find science interesting in and of itself. So when I see ways that could provide an inroad into the subject for ki...
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    Science & Sports

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    • Science & Storytelling: Integration Needed

      Have you all seen this column from Scientific American's Budding Scientist blog yesterday? "To Attract More Girls to STEM, Bring More Storytelling to Science" was written by two teachers from New Jersey's High Technol...
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      Science & Storytelling: Integration Needed

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      • Twitter Chat for High School Science Students

        My apologies for the late notice in letting you know about this, but I only found out this morning:   Tonight at 9 p.m. will be the first #SciStuChat Twitter chat of 2013. The topic will be genetically engineere...
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        Twitter Chat for High School Science Students

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        • New and Generous Physics Prize Announced

          An internet investment tycoon has just announced the Fundamental Physics Prize, a new award to be presented annually to theoretical physicists. These physicists need not have proven their theories; to have dreamed big...
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          New and Generous Physics Prize Announced

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          • RIP, Sally Ride

            Sad news: The first American woman in space, Sally Ride, has died at the age of 61 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.   It is thanks in part to her that I grew up knowing women didn't have to be bound by ear...
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            RIP, Sally Ride

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            • Remembering Jean Craighead George and her work

              I was sad to read that Jean Craighead George, naturalist and author of My Side of the Mountain and more than 100 other books, died this week at age 92.   In 2009, SB&F, AAAS' review journal, presented George...
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              Remembering Jean Craighead George and her work

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              • XKCD Tackles Your Hypothetical Questions

                The humorist behind xkcd, the stick figure web comic where you hover your cursor over the strip to get the invisible punch line, has debuted a new weekly comic, What If? So far he has tackled a question about the SATs...
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                XKCD Tackles Your Hypothetical Questions

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