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Engineering A Love For Science In Kids

Kevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.

09/08/2014

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Engineer Urges Girls To Smash Stereotypes

Today’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.

09/08/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For Students

Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.

08/27/2014

Maryam Mirzakhani (Stanford)

Stanford Math Professor Becomes First Woman To Win Fields Medal

A Stanford professor has become the first woman ever to win the Fields medal, the equivalent of the Nobel Prize for mathematics.

08/13/2014

9/2010 -- NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson, Expedition 24 flight engineer, looks through a window in the Cupola of the International Space Station. A blue and white part of Earth and the blackness of space are visible through the windows. The image was a self-portrait using natural light. (NASA'Tracy Dyson)

Alameda Non-Profit Gets $900K Science, Technology, Engineering, Math Grant For Women

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, announced Thursday a federal grant of nearly $900,000 for an Alameda-based organization that helps to close the gender gap for women and girls in male-dominated careers.

07/19/2014

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Bay Area Math Enthusiasts Set To Celebrate Pi Day

Numerical celebrations are planned throughout the Bay Area for the mathematical Pi Day on Thursday.

03/14/2013

The campus of California State University, East Bay in Hayward. (CSU)

KCBS Cover Story: Cyber High Not Preparing Some Students For College

Many of the students who use Cyber High to help them graduate need remedial course work once they enter college.

03/06/2013

Exploratorium, Math Fans Celebrate Pi Day

Exploratorium, Math Fans Celebrate Pi Day

San Francisco’s Exploratorium and math enthusiasts around the world are celebrating all things Pi on Wednesday…

03/14/2012

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