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In this climate of economic uncertainty, America is once again turning to innovation as the way to ensure a prosperous future. Yet innovation remains tightly coupled with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – the STEM subjects. Art + Design are poised to transform our economy in the 21st century just as science and technology did in the last century. We need to add Art + Design to the equation — to transform STEM into STEAM. STEM + Art = STEAM STEAM is a movement championed by Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and widely adopted by institutions, corporations and individuals.

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News Detail Europeans are invited to participate in a new video competition, where they show the world how digital skills have helped them in their personal or professional lives. Videos can be submitted in one of the three categories by Saturday 31 October 2015, namely: Digital citizenship Digital entrepreneurship Most inspirational career campaigner This video competition is organised in the framework of the eSkills for Jobs awareness raising campaign. untitled Interactive exhibits must not only communicate their messages through physical means, they must also be easy for visitors to operate, and robust enough to withstand years of loving use. At the Science Museum of Minnesota, we develop and design interactive exhibits through an iterative process of protoyping and audience testing. While the content and activity are being developed, we build a life-size working model of the exhibit component and test it with visitors to gauge its feasibility and effectiveness. Based on the feedback we receive, we revise the model and interpretation and test it again. This prototyping process consistently produces safe, reliable, and effective exhibit components. The Science Museum of Minnesota's 12,000-square-foot fabrication shop is fully equipped with state-of-the-art machinery for the production of all exhibit elements—from cabinetry to acrylic vitrines, from steel frames to electronic circuits, and from precision millwork to landscaped dioramas.

ThingLink Teacher Challenge Collect & Curate Incredible Content This week the ThingLink Teacher Challenge is designed to help participants discover and collect great content to remix and reuse. At the same time, participants will be able to connect with like-minded educators to share the workload and get inspired. Week 2 is all about working with ThingLink Channels. Week 2 of the ThingLink Teacher Challenge About Awards AIGA 365 / FPO Awards (3 time winner) / Art Directors Club Award / Official Honoree in The 19th Annual Webby Awards / Brand New Awards (4 time winner) / Communication Arts Design Annual Award / Information is Beautiful Awards (2012 Studio of the Year, 2014 Interactive Gold Medal) / Graphis - Silver (2 time winner) / Awwwards Agency of the Year Nominee (1 Site of the Month, 6 Sites of the Day)/ FWA Site of the Day / SEGD Global Design Award / Malofiej Silver Feature / AIA New York Chapter Honor Award Press features The New York Times / Huffington Post / Washington Post / TIME / Forbes / Harvard Business Review / CNN Money / The Atlantic / PBS Arts / Le Monde / The Guardian / Corriere della Sera / Fast Company / Mashable / Brand New Book inclusions

Host a Family STEM Night Family game nights are popular. But, have you ever thought about changing your family game night to a Family STEM Night? There are plenty of activities that require participants to think like an engineer or a scientist to identify and solve problems. How An Offers & Needs Market Helps Build Sustainable Practice The irony of the modern market is that it can get a spare part from across the world, but a neighbour still might not know that the mechanic with the skills to fix the car is right next door – Donnie Maclurcan So often, people working on sustainability in different organisations or communities are facing the same challenges. Sometimes, we’ve got people to turn to for support or advice – sometimes, or on some issues, we haven’t. What if we could know how to connect with that support?

Groovy Lab in a Box “Flying is the best possible thing for women.” — Baroness Raymonde de la Roche Although men were the first aviators, women quickly took to the air as well. Most early flight schools did not accept female students, but determined women learned from friends or paid for private lessons. Since the early 19th century, women have been making strides in the field of aviation. The climate crisis is already here – but no one’s telling us What is salient is not important. What is important is not salient. The media turns us away from the issues that will determine the course of our lives, and towards topics of brain-melting irrelevance.

Resource: A Drop of Sea Water With many educators constantly thinking of the next beach holiday, and the thought of splashing around in the sea, many will ignore what may lurk between the waves, but few will have considered what treasures a drop of sea water holds. Now, an image, captured by David Littschwager and explained in detail by Dive Shield shows a single drop of water magnified 25 times showing the micro organisms contained within. See more detailed analysis of each organism, including an explanation of each number, by visiting Dive Shield website here.

How to Use In-Text Citations in APA Format Worksheet Practice with this In-Text Citations in APA Format Worksheet to make sure you follow the APA Guide. Ten exercises require you to write a sentence using either direct or indirect quotations while following the proper format for this style of citation. For the exercises below, use signal phrases and/or parenthetical citations to work the quote into a sentence. Any information necessary for the in-text citations are provided. Teacher Resource Guides on Science Topics Ultimate Science Series - Over 2,500 Printables - For All Grade Levels View Now...

The Power of “Inclusive Design Leadership” to Influence how societies flourish. – CATALYST By Gareth Jenkins and Giselle Carr, Abovegroup Designing Inclusion | Fall 2016 How does the creative services industry instill a culture of leadership that is inclusive by design? Over the past fifteen years, the Caribbean based design firm Abovegroup has acted as a sanctuary of big ideas and a driver of sophistication for building powerful brands. Since their founding in 2001, they have evolved their practice from leveraging strategic design for economic value to positioning ‘design for inclusivity’ as a metric of success in communities and nations in the Caribbean. especially true for their clients that directly impact neglected populations, such as victims of domestic violence in the case of the “Make It Stop” initiative designed for Population Services International – Caribbean, likewise for a variety of stakeholder groups related to large regional conglomerates, such as Guardian Group. Beacon Insurance rebrand.

Session 173: Science Subject Special Date: Thursday 17th October 2013. Hosted by @UKEdChat & the Science Teaching Community. Supported by the forum – Click here. Rather than summarise the session in our usual format, for these subject specials we are creating infographs of the session. If you click on the image, it should open the resource in PDF format, where all the images link to the tweet or the resource highlighted. Science Subject Special Summary Infograph.