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Baltimore City IGNITE students visit University of Maryland BioPark

On December 5, Jane Shaab, Executive Director of the University of Maryland BioPark, welcomed over 40 Baltimore City high school students to the biomedical research park located at the heart of the UMB campus in Baltimore. The BioPark facility hosts a community of life science companies and academic research centers that work to produce a variety…

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Middle Schoolers Meet Local Scientists to Explore STEM Careers

Renata Burnett was at a loss for words when her daughter, Valentina, completed the Young Science Explorers Program (YSEP), a youth science camp for Maryland students entering the seventh and eighth grade. “Valentina really liked the camp. It meant a lot to her,” said Burnett about her daughter’s involvement, “She could not wait to be…

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100K! MdBioLab Reaches Major Milestone

Jen Gruber, a senior at Rockville’s Magruder High School couldn’t believe her luck. As a member of the class who helped the MdBioLab reach a major milestone, she immediately took to social media tweeting, “Woooo 100,000th [student] class @mdbiolab.” For MdBioLab, MdBio Foundation’s unique custom-built 45-foot mobile bioscience laboratory for Maryland high school students, February 28,…

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*Calling All Science Educators*

Check out the upcoming AAAS Project 2061 Assessment Workshops in Washington, DC. This is an interactive three-day workshop that outlines Project 2061’s approach to science assessment. There are two sessions available, May 30-June 1 and October 17-19, 2012.  Click on the link below for more information, including registration.

 

http://www.project2061.org/events/workshops/assessment-overview.htm?txtRef=&txtURIOld=%2F120313%2Fevents%2Fworkshops%2Fassessment-overview%2Ehtm

Meet a Scientist/Engineer

The 2nd USA Science & Engineering Festival is coming soon to Washington, DC! Have you ever wanted to meet a Scientist/Engineer and ask them questions about what kind of work they do on a daily basis?…Now you can! Check out their website and the list of all the different Scientists/Engineers that will be participating!

http://www.usasciencefestival.org/2012festival/finale-expo/meet-the-scientistengineer

 

Attention Science Educators!!

Join UMBC for the 15th anniversary of their life science symposium, A Look Ahead XV.  This symposium will be packed with an abundance of bioscience information sure to interest many science educators, as well as scientists and healthcare professionals.  Register now by clicking on the link below: http://www.umbc.edu/lookahead/ What:  A Look Ahead XV, life science…

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