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JCVI 2012 Internship Program

J. Craig Venter Institute has announced its 2012 Internship Program. The Internship Program offers motivated high school, undergraduate and graduate students as well as teachers the opportunity to nurture their interest in science by participating in cutting-edge genomic research at the Institute in both Maryland and California. In addition, the Institute also hosts students interested…

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INSPIREd by NASA

NASA has a really cool program for students in grade 9 – 12:  The Interdisciplinary National Science Project Incorporating Research and Education Experience, which is much easier said INSPIRE.  It’s a year-round program that gives participants and their parents access to an online learning community and the chance to compete for The Explorer Summer Experience…

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Jobs Under the Sea

If you’ve always dreamed of being a dolphin trainer, a veterinarian or an aquarist, then the National Aquarium in Baltimore has a great section on its website for you! The site allows curious students to focus on careers in marine science.  They share information about colleges and universities, education requirements for various careers, career paths…

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What lives in YOUR water?

This week at Arundel High School, MdBioLab piloted the new water exploration lab What lives in your Water?. Ms. Hanson’s and Ms. McMullen’s classes ventured to the watershed behind their schools (in the mud no less) and collected water samples to be tested for quality. They tested the water for temperature and pH and filtered…

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