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  • Citizen Science: Helping Kids Participate in Real Research.

    Citizen science projects are ones in which volunteers (often kids) help scientists to collect and analyze real data. They are a great way to involve kids in science and to help them hone their observation and record-k...
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    Citizen Science: Helping Kids Participate in Real Research.

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    • Fantastic science videos

      Hi all, I'm starting this thread so we can have a place to share some of the great free science videos that are out there. I'm starting off with this wonderful little video made by IBM researchers called IBM - YouTube...
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      Fantastic science videos

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      • STEM and sports

        In an earlier Science NetLinks Educator Blog post, we wrote about a partnership between the National Hockey League and the National Science Foundation that created video resources on the science of ice hockey.  A...
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        STEM and sports

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        • What are some of your favorite live webcams?

          It's shark week and Discovery is featuring a live shark cam from the Georgia Aquarium. What are some other webcams that you like? How do you use them with your students?
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          What are some of your favorite live webcams?

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          • Have you seen the amazing cicadas?

            Have you seen a cicada this year? Do you think it was a periodical cicada? Do you know what a brood is? Check out our blog post and video about these fascinating bugs and their amazing life cycle. They should be emerg...
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            Have you seen the amazing cicadas?

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            • Summer Reading 2013

              Hi everyone. Here at AAAS we recently did a story about summer reading. On SB&F, our review journal, we posted a list of 60 recommended science books for all ages that would be perfect for summer reading. We also ...
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              Summer Reading 2013

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              • Five Books to Inspire Innovation

                In recent years, neuroscience has been exploring the processes of creatvity and innovation. Science writer Jonah Lehrer wrote a blog post for NPR called What's The Big Idea? 5 Books To Inspire Innovation  Lehre...
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                Five Books to Inspire Innovation

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                • New Discovery Challenge for Middle Schoolers

                  Just found out about this and thought I would share it. The Explore the Blue Water Challenge asks students to choose a local waterway or water-related issue; conduct research/visits to learn about issues/problems rela...
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                  New Discovery Challenge for Middle Schoolers

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                  • Anyone interested in blogging for SB&F?

                    Hi,   I'm looking into starting a blog for reviewers on the SB&F site. It would be a platform for our longtime reviewers to write extended reviews or to perhaps recommend books or other resources that you ha...
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                    Anyone interested in blogging for SB&F?

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                    • Hispanic Heritage Month

                      We've put up a new blog post on Science NetLinks highlighting an archive that is dedicated to Latin American and Caribbean science. It includes a nice section on Latin American Nobel laureates. Check it out and tell u...
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                      Hispanic Heritage Month

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                      • Reviewing YouTube Videos

                        In the past few years there has been a huge increase in the number of free science videos posted on YouTube and other sites. Although we had normally just reviewed videos that were being sold commercially, it occurs t...
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                        Reviewing YouTube Videos

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                        • Engagement Opportunities!

                          Hello all, I've started this board because I felt a need for a place to collect opportunities for engagement in STEM community and learning opportunities. Please feel free to use this thread to share information about...
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                          Engagement Opportunities!

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                          • Introductions

                            Please use this thread to introduce yourselves when you first join the group.
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                            Introductions

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                            • I need some help with a Pinterest board!!!

                              Hi, as part of another AAAS project, SB&F Online, I've started a Pinterest board called "Iconic Images of Science." For some reason, maybe because I am overthinking it, I am having trouble deciding which images to...
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                              I need some help with a Pinterest board!!!

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                              • Frozen Planet: a new series from Discovery/BBC

                                The Science NetLinks crew is looking forward to the premiere this Sunday of Frozen Planet on the Discovery Channel. See our blog post for more information about the series. This series was 4 years in the making and fe...
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                                Frozen Planet: a new series from Discovery/BBC

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                                • What do you think of project-based learning?

                                  What do you think of project-based learning? Often we think of projects in STEM education in terms of Science Fairs. Here is a blog post written by a teacher who uses project based learning throughout the year. In thi...
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                                  What do you think of project-based learning?

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                                  • Summer reading

                                    It's not too soon to start talking about including great science books in your summer reading. And not just for the kids. Reading good science books is a great way to keep up with what's happening in science. You can ...
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                                    Summer reading

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