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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

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Obama vetoes Keystone Pipeline expansion

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President Obama has vetoed a bill that would approve the Keystone Pipeline expansion, a project causing fierce debate between Republican lawmakers and environmentalists. Continue reading

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Massachusetts Buried By Yet Another Blizzard

Record snowfalls and cold raise questions of climate change

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An influx of winter storms has left Boston’s transportation systems crippled and its residents struggling to cope. Continue reading

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How virtual reality hacks the brain

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Filmmakers and journalists are using virtual reality to trick audiences’ brains into believing that they are in a new environment. Continue reading

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Linked learning jumpstarts health careers

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At a high school in Oakland, California, students learn how to deliver a baby and tie a tourniquet as part of an education philosophy that emphasizes real-world health issues and skills. Continue reading

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