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Joan Ganz Cooney Center - What Toy Makers Are Doing About Gender and Diversity

Joan Ganz Cooney Center - What Toy Makers Are Doing About Gender and Diversity | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
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Weird Fish Marine Reserve

Join Mel, the "very weird" fish, as he takes you on an adventure through a marine reserve. http://ocean.nationalgeographic.com/ocean/take-action/impact-of-se...
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Onr Ocean with depleted reserves.  

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Matthew Thurlow's curator insight, November 3, 2013 12:07 PM

these are the kind of educational skits we should pass on to the new generation whilst they are young and looking for a cause to beleive in 

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5 Ways To Support Minority STEM Students | Popular Science

5 Ways To Support Minority STEM Students | Popular Science | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
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Ahmed Mohamed's arrest for bringing his clock project to MacArthur High School in Texas has sparked public outrage (and the hashtag #IStandWithAhmed). And although police eventually released the 14-year-old, there is now a serious discussion around the fact that, like Ahmed and Kiera Wilmot, many students from underrepresented backgrounds may have a hard time finding support for their interests in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
The STEM workforce is no more diverse than it was 14 years ago, and it may be because smart kids with STEM interests can only go as far as their resources and support allow them. Some schools simply aren’t equipped to give these youngsters the skills they need for their projects.

 

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