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NASA External Resource: Solar System Exploration - People

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Animal Kingdom: Shark Advocate

Type: Book Chapter

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Summary: Most sharks are the top predators in their ecosystems, yet they are often at the bottom of the conservation priority list. Because they are underprotected and exceptionally slow growing, and therefore vulnerable to overfishing, most of the world’s shark...

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Archive: Teaching Biotechnology: New Tools and Resources for the STEM Career Pipeline, February 17, 2010

Type: Web Seminar Archive

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Summary: This Web Seminar, developed in collaboration with the National Science Digital Library and WGBH, took place on Wednesday, February 17, 2010 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. Daniella Quiñones, Marketing Coordinator for WGBH Teachers’ Domain,...

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Career of the Month: An interview with Aquatic Conservation Biologist Zeb Hogan

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Summary: To protect the diversity of life on Earth, conservation biologists study species and habitats in danger of extinction. Freshwater is arguably one of the most critical global resources. The ecosystem biodiversity of this invaluable resource is highly threatened....

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Career of the Month: An Interview with Cryptographer Bruce Schneier

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Summary: For the general public, the field of cryptography has recently become famous as the method used to uncover secrets in Dan Brown's, "The Da Vinci Code." But the science of cryptography has been popular for centuries--secret hieroglyphics discovered in...

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Career of the Month: An Interview with Shark Advocate Sonja Fordham

Type: Journal Article

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Summary: Most sharks are the top predators in their ecosystems, yet they are often at the bottom of the conservation priority list. Because they are under-protected and exceptionally slow growing, and therefore valuable to overfishing, most of the world’s shark...

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Editor’s Corner: Science in Society

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Summary: There are many important reasons for students to learn science. It prepares them, as the next generation of workers, for careers in the ever-expanding science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. It also enables them to understand...

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Editor’s Corner: STEM Beyond the Classroom

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Summary: One of our most important tasks as science educators is to encourage students to consider careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). So, how do we encourage more students to consider STEM careers? It is a multilayered problem,...

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Podcast: Igniting the Flame of Knowledge: Human Space Flight: STS -118 Mission Patch

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Summary: The Podcast: Igniting the Flame of Knowledge: Human Space Flight: STS -118 Mission Patch is a segment of the Web Seminar Igniting the Flame of Knowledge:...

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Science Sampler: CSI web adventures—A forensics virtual apprenticeship for teaching science and inspiring STEM careers

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Summary: CSI: The Experience, a traveling museum exhibit and a companion web adventure, was created through a grant from the National Science Foundation as a potential model for informal learning. The website was designed to enrich and complement the exhibit by...

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Set Sail With Science

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Summary: In 2007 and 2008, three science teachers participated in research “cruises” to the Juan de Fuca Ridge off the coast of Washington. This opportunity was made possible by a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER grant awarded to Daniela Di Iorio, an oceanographer...