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How outstanding women in STEM fields overcame obstacles – Lesson Plan

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This lesson explores the careers of 19 great female scientists, the challenges they overcame and whether those challenges are still present in students’ lives. Continue reading

How has technology changed the way candidates run for president? – Lesson Plan

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Subject(s) Social studies, U.S. Government, Civics Estimated Time: Two to three 45-minute class periods Grade Level 7-12 Objective Students will: Examine the role of the…read more

America updates its nuclear bombs

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A $100 billion dollar project to upgrade the United States’ largely outdated nuclear arsenal is underway. Continue reading

Code Like a Girl puts more girls in the game

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Young female gamers are leveling the playing field in the video-gaming world with girls-only computer coding camps. Continue reading

The doctor will see you now… online

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Advancements in videoconferencing and health monitoring technology now make it possible for doctors to examine patients remotely for illnesses ranging from sore throat to stroke. Continue reading

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