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Science literacy and the polarized politics of climate change | Sci-Ed

Science literacy and the polarized politics of climate change | Sci-Ed | Science and Teaching | Scoop.it

One of the major goals of science education is for all citizens to have some basic level of science literacy. The rationale is that a basic understanding of science is necessary in order to participate in a modern democratic society, where we must often grapple with policy decisions that deal with socioscientific issues, and where scientific evidence can be a major deciding factor in policy.

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How Do We Get More Girls Into Science Careers?

How Do We Get More Girls Into Science Careers? | Science and Teaching | Scoop.it
During my education and career as a scientist I have been lucky enough to be inspired and mentored by a number of fantastic female role models, and strongly believe this is a key enabler in encouraging the next generation of female scientists and...
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Which Came First - The Chicken or the Egg? | Teacher Learning Networks

TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/a80_r It has perplexed humanity from as early as the Ancient Greeks. So which came first, the chicken or the egg? We take ...
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Help Education Science Apps Creator Get Funded on Kickstarter

Help Education Science Apps Creator Get Funded on Kickstarter | Science and Teaching | Scoop.it
Outthink Inc. is making great educational science apps for kids. Help fund them on Kickstarter!
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CurioCity by Let's Talk Science > Home

CurioCity by Let's Talk Science > Home | Science and Teaching | Scoop.it
Explore, read and share with others about how science, technology, engineering & math impact your everyday life!
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Science literacy and the polarized politics of climate change | Sci-Ed

Science literacy and the polarized politics of climate change | Sci-Ed | Science and Teaching | Scoop.it

One of the major goals of science education is for all citizens to have some basic level of science literacy. The rationale is that a basic understanding of science is necessary in order to participate in a modern democratic society, where we must often grapple with policy decisions that deal with socioscientific issues, and where scientific evidence can be a major deciding factor in policy.

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Columbia Professor and GZA Aim to Help Teach Science Through Hip-Hop

Columbia Professor and GZA Aim to Help Teach Science Through Hip-Hop | Science and Teaching | Scoop.it
Christopher Emdin, a Columbia professor, is working with the rapper GZA and the Web site Rap Genius on a pilot program to use hip-hop to teach science in New York City schools.
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Lifelines for High School Climate Change Education Webinar (Dec ...

Nasa Earth & Space Science Education News - Upcoming edicational programs, events, opportunities and. Skip to content. Home · About · Subscribe · Calendar; Posts. Programs & Events · Science News · Educational ...
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Stare Into the Eye of This Insane Storm On Saturn | Wired Science | Wired.com

Stare Into the Eye of This Insane Storm On Saturn | Wired Science | Wired.com | Science and Teaching | Scoop.it
This mind-boggling storm at Saturn's North Pole, captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 27, looks like it's going to swallow you right up.
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USA science education standards now to include climate change ...

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USA science education standards now to include climate change? climate-change Teach Your Children Well – About Climate Change http://www.enn.com/climate/article/45772 JENNIFER LUDDEN, NPR March 27, 2013 By ...
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Closing the Gap between Science Students and STEM Workers of the Future | SRI International

Closing the Gap between Science Students and STEM Workers of the Future | SRI International | Science and Teaching | Scoop.it
According to a recent report by the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, more than three million job openings in the U.S.
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Let's Talk Science - Home

Let's Talk Science - Home | Science and Teaching | Scoop.it
Let's Talk Science is an award-winning, national, charitable organization.
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Science As a Human Right

Science As a Human Right | Science and Teaching | Scoop.it
The "digital divide" -- the disparity between people with access to science and technology, specifically the Internet -- translates into another lost generation when it comes to education, public health and economic viability.
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Majora Carter: Greening the ghetto | Video on TED.com

TED Talks In an emotionally charged talk, MacArthur-winning activist Majora Carter details her fight for environmental justice in the South Bronx -- and shows how minority neighborhoods suffer most from flawed urban policy.
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Lesson Learned! Next Generation Science Standards

Lesson Learned! Next Generation Science Standards | Science and Teaching | Scoop.it
The second public draft of the Next Generation Science Standards, developed by Achieve, is due for release before the new year. This draft represents step (Lesson learned!
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94 Elements | Stories from Hydrogen to Plutonium

94 Elements | Stories from Hydrogen to Plutonium | Science and Teaching | Scoop.it
94 Elements is a global filmmaking project exploring our lives through the lens of the elements.
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The Scale of the Universe 2

Zoom from the edge of the universe to the quantum foam of spacetime and learn about everything in between.
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