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Monthly archive for January 2017

Citizen scientists

Citizen scientists STEM Beyond School stimulates young, probing minds In one classroom, kids may be hooking up buddies to homemade lie detectors and comparing the noises that signal fibs versus whoppers. In another, children could be demonstrating Newton’s third law of motion by setting off Alka-Seltzer rockets. Whether

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Star pupil

Star pupil

Star pupil Douglas County grad aims for astrophysics career The story of Charity Woodrum’s early years could make a convincing children’s book. As a little girl living in Canyonville, she was good at math and loved watching the night skies. Her parents, who had never finished high school, worked hard

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