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STEAM Summer Institute planned for August

STEAM Summer Institute planned for August

STEAM Summer Institute planned for August Details are still taking shape, but we’d like to alert educators to an exciting professional development opportunity, taking place during a week in early to mid-August. Dates will be announced for the STEAM Summer Institute, a smorgasbord of courses available to Douglas

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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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Partners’ Post December 2016

Partners' Post December 2016
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