Category Archives: STEM

3M Young Scientist Lab

Discovery Education Young Scientist Lab –  A one stop shop for all things STEM with our new Young Scientist Lab web portal for teachers, students and parents who are seeking a place to explore the world of scientific innovation and … Continue reading

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My invention that made peace with lions

In the Maasai community where Richard Turere lives with his family, cattle are all-important. But lion attacks were growing more frequent. In this short, inspiring talk, the young inventor shares the solar-powered solution he designed to safely scare the lions … Continue reading

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NASA’s Design of Discovery Workshop coming to Boulder

Designing a mission to explore the solar system. Just what does it take? This workshop offers participants activities and experiences they can take back to their education programs, along with insight gained from presentations by dynamic engineers and scientists. In … Continue reading

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FREE DIY Human Body App

What keeps the blood in your body moving in one direction? How do your lungs pull air in and push air out? Discover how your body really works with the new, FREE DIY Human Body app. The app uses everyday items … Continue reading

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NASA’s 1st Deep-Space Capsule in 40 Years Ready for Launch

A spaceship built to carry humans is about to venture into deep space for the first time in more than four decades. NASA’s Orion space capsule is scheduled to blast off on its first test flight Thursday (Dec. 4). The unmanned … Continue reading

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As it happened: Rosetta comet landing

Rosetta comet landing: The pictures and mass spec data are arriving already, winging their way across the solar system.  Check out this animation if you enjoy thinking about orbital mechanics and how to get a spacecraft to a comet  (most impressive … Continue reading

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Send Your Name on NASA’s Voyage to Mars!

NASA finishes building its Mars-bound Orion spacecraft Humanity is one step closer to reaching Mars. NASA finished up its Orion Spacecraft Thursday, and it’s preparing for a test flight on Dec. 4. When Orion launches in December, aboard a Delta … Continue reading

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The Sun Teaching Box Help your students learn to identify the key features of the Sun using images with “light” from different regions of the electromagnetic spectrum. Many solar features play roles in the eruption of space weather “storms”, so … Continue reading

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St. Vrain Student Researchers in Rocky Mountain National Park

Plains to the Park from Westview Middle School on Vimeo. Plains to the Park is a scientific research program hosted by Westview middle school in partnership with Rocky Mountain National Park and the Estes Institute. The program was part of … Continue reading

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Are we Go for Powered Descent? – Experience the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing

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