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Inquiry First.

It is the STEM workforce that drives the nation's innovation, progress and economic growth. Yet, employers struggle to find qualified candidates to fill STEM positions and with good reason - STEM workers made up only 5.5 percent of America's 2010 workforce. How do we bridge the gap between supply and demand of these workers?
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As part of the White House's new Digital Promise initiative, administrators, entrepreneurs, researchers and teachers will work together to identify and create new technologies that could have widespread application in schools.
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Toxic solvents used in dry cleaning may be hazardous to your health.  That's the finding of Alexa Dantzler, who examined the health impact of dry cleaning as part of a science fair project when she was 15.
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A webinar by teacher Jill Hammonds provides strategies for "deliberate acts of teaching" that help challenge students to develop the ability to think things through.
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Many students do not develop a strong conceptual sense of density, despite being able to perform density calculations.  Active and cooperative learning can help bring the concept to life.
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A chemistry and biology teacher gives a snapshot of what her inquiry-based classrooms look like as a new school year gets rolling.
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Toshiba's DREAM, CREATE, GO! Roadshow launched this week in Irvine, California -- the first of three stops in the effort to inspire teachers, parents, and students in STEM.
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The Biotechnology Institute's Scientists in the Classroom initiative will engage biotech companies to advance life science education both at the national level and in their communities.
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According to a Cisco Systems Inc. exec, the lack of women entering technology fields is poised to hamper U.S. companies’ global competitiveness.
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Bombarded with scientific "information," consumers must demand that advertisers, companies, government bodies and other organizations present the evidence behind the claims they make, a British group says.
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