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Dinosaur expert: Reconnecting children to nature will be a key to our planet’s survival

You might call renowned paleontologist and children’s TV host Dr. Scott Sampson a poster child for STEM education. The director of the San Francisco-based California Academy of Sciences was raised on dinosaurs—fed a steady diet in books, in-class—even ate them! Yes, that’s a fun fact that ...

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Astronaut Joe Hernandez: The International Language of Math Served As Path To The Final Frontier

Astronaut Joe Hernandez: The International Language of Math Served As Path To The Final Frontier When Astronaut Jose M. Hernandez floated through the tunnel connecting the Space Shuttle Discovery to the then-under-construction International Space Station, he spoke to the commander—a cosmonaut—in Russian. Hernandez knew the language ...

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Meet the Early-Math Evangelists

Their own experience teaching and years of investigating how young people learn mathematics have made academic researchers Drs. Douglas Clements and Julie Samara evangelists for providing children with fun tools to explore and learn complex subjects. The wife-and-husband couple are faculty members at the University of Denver, Morgridge College of ...

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