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The Universe: An Introduction

September 29th, 2014

Astronomy is a science that asks fundamental questions about the very fundament of things, the universe. How big and how far away are the planets and stars? How did they form and when? How do they move and why? Finding answers to those questions has been the highest adventure of the human mind, and yet […]

Sally Ride

Women’s History and STEM: 7 Ideas for Young Explorers

March 14th, 2014

For centuries, women have studied and made groundbreaking discoveries in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields. Encourage your girls and boys to appreciate the contributions of women scientists. With our seven ideas, learn about some outstanding women from the history of STEM innovation and inspire your kids’ scientific explorations – indoors and outdoors. 1. […]