National Science Foundation

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  • The National Science Foundation ( Nsf )

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    The National Science Foundation (NSF) leads a $280 million initiative enabling researchers to recreate the most destructive natural forces on Earth by shaking and rocking full-sized structures. [1] In one experiment, Professor Tara Hutchinson tests steel beam resilience on the apparatus, on San Diego’s outer limits. The earthquake machine utilizes strain gauges and accelerometers numbering in the hundreds to record the many forces that artificially induced seismic activity places on the structure

  • The Education Of The Public Education

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    Abstract Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) curriculum in schools is undergoing a revolution in public education. This revolution is sparked by an increase in federal funding over the last decade. Between the years of 2011 and 2015, the federal government alone invested between three and 3.7 billion dollars yearly for STEM education (Johnson, 2012) (White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, 2014) and new STEM educational instructional strategies (Bruce-Dacis, Gubbins

  • NEIU Personal Statement

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    Center for Science Engagement (SCSE) at Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), a Hispanic Serving Institution and Liberal Arts College. Prior to NEIU I have an extensive experience in computational chemistry research via my postdoctoral tenure and have demonstrated a commitment to mentoring in the STEM disciplines. Although my extensive experience as a computational researcher and my work in STEM education have provided me with the tools to positively contribute to various sectors in science and research

  • When Bright Girls Decide That Math Is A Waste Of Time By Susan Jacoy Analysis

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    English 111,4112 Prof. Maginnes 5th September 2017 Why so few girls in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math)? Women have always been viewed as the weaker sex, and society will continue to view them that way unless they do something about it. In the essay “When Bright Girls Decide that Math is a Waste of time”, the author Susan Jacoby discusses the problems women steering clear of math and science subjects because of the traditional view of a woman. She focused on what causes high

  • The Outlook for Girls In Engineering and Mathematics Essay

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    areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics employers are not getting enough women (Pozniak). High school girls only represent 17 percent of computer science Advance Placement (AP) test takers (O'Shea). The most significant group of minorities who are behind in earning computer technology degrees and working in science and mathematical professions are women. “Historically, women’s low representation in science and engineering was said to be due in large part of their lack of ability

  • Science Literacy: Benchmarks For Science Literacy

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    Benchmarks for Science Literacy Benchmarks for Science Literacy is a part of project 2061. It outlines that what all students should know or be able to do in science in K-12 setting. It is a companion report to Science for All Americans (SFAA). Benchmarks are put together in a way that is similar to textbook. It is divided into chapters just like SFAA. There are comments on the ideas to be learned in the chapter along with general terms. Each chapter has sections like introductions on pacing, clarification

  • Friction Free Network

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    Friction-Free Network (Science DMZ) to reach the other OneOCII sites. The other sites also take the rough form of this prototype, themselves connecting to the Internet through

  • Stem Education And The Federal Government

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    reasons behind the urgency to implement this program in schools as early as kindergarten across the United States. Then this paper will address any potential issues for this plan, and how STEM can be a benefit the future of education. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. When talking about STEM education, it means incorporating these four subjects into school curriculums (NSF, 2015). Rather than teach these subjects individually, STEM education involves teaching all these subjects

  • The Student Center For Science Engagement

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    The Student Center for Science Engagement (SCSE) at Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), was established in 2008 with the mission to support students majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics STEM disciplines with the challenges they face in their academic and career development. Mentoring relationships, critical components of the SCSE’s influence, are fostered by the SCSE’s advisors, mostly Ph.D.-level minority scientists. Accessibility

  • Film Analysis : Science Fiction Film

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    This 20 years ago, science fiction film tells us, is the scientific, political and religious allegory of 20 years ago this movie fame seems not very big, but the script, director, actors are an all-star cast, and directly inspired the interstellar through, etc. Later, the science fiction. By chance, "the movie scene didn 't even get out of the earth, and completed the third kind of contact with alien life," and was immediately attracted to it. The story is based on Carl Sagan 's novel of the same