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Solar Eclipse Event: NHSTA teams with the McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center

On Monday, August 21, 2017, there will be a solar eclipse making its way across America. While New Hampshire is not in the path of totality, it is close enough so that fully 62% of the Sun will be eclipsed … Continue reading

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STEM 2026 Report Released

In 2015, the U.S. Department of Education, in collaboration with American Institutes for Research (AIR), convened a series of 1.5-day workshops that brought together invited experts and thought leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) teaching and learning to … Continue reading

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Some Initiatives and Announcements as Summer Approaches and School Years End

OPEN NH / Academy of Applied Science Partnership NH e-Learning for Educators is partnering with the Academy of Applied Science to offer their science education courses for teachers online through OPEN NH.  Our first offering will be AS-01 Full STEAM … Continue reading

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Science Resource: Water Cycle School from the US Geological Survey

The US Geological Survey (USGS) has a wonderful Web site for teachers to use to learn all about water, the Water Science School (http://water.usgs.gov/edu/).  Science teachers in New Hampshire should know that this resource exists for them to use.

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What’s exciting about teaching and learning?

The National Science Foundation is an organization that supports learning in a wide range of areas. NSF is tapping into our robust student and teacher community, and give everyone a chance to share our excitement for learning. They would like … Continue reading

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Early Introduction Can Encourage More Women to Join STEM Fields

Maybe you recall the Verizon commercial that follows a young girl as she’s growing up.  Samantha takes a keen interest in activities like wading in a stream and building a rocket ship; activities that explore science, technology, engineering and math … Continue reading

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Scientists: Earth Endangered by New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans

MINNEAPOLIS (The Borowitz Report) – Scientists have discovered a powerful new strain of fact-resistant humans who are threatening the ability of Earth to sustain life, a sobering new study reports. The research, conducted by the University of Minnesota, identifies a … Continue reading

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How to Spot Bad Science

Science, in this day and age of the internet and “experts” on everything, is sometimes not all that accurate. People can take scientific data and use it in different ways and in bad ways. Sometimes the data itself is bad, … Continue reading

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STEM vs. STEAM: Do the Arts Belong?

A tug of war is currently looming between proponents of STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and math) and advocates for STEAM lessons, which add art to the mix. Whichever side you come down on, here are some ideas for you … Continue reading

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Physics Comedy Show Launches

Q:  What can be more phun than physics? A:  A physics comedy show.  And now we have one! Get entertained and educated along with your students with the physics sketch comedy at What the FisX.  Teaching physics one sketch at … Continue reading

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