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Museum of Science, Boston curriculum developers will collaborate on a project to bring new space-themed STEM resources to afterschool programs nationwide. Supported by NASA’s Science Mission Directorate and led by Northern Arizona University’s Center for Science Teaching and Learning (CSTL), the $3.4 million project is called PLANETS (Planetary Learning that Advances the Nexus of Engineering, Technology, and Science).

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Colorado Springs (January 21, 2016) — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has awarded a $37,000 grant to support the education of engineering concepts and practices for elementary school students in Colorado Springs, CO.

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The Museum of Science, Boston has selected 100 elementary teachers from 24 states to receive scholarships under a new program designed to bring high-quality professional development (PD) in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) to teachers at high-needs schools nationwide. The scholarship program will help teachers integrate engineering in their classrooms, using the award-winning Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) curriculum developed at the Museum's National Center for Technological Literacy® (NCTL®).

Engineering is Elementary

Researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are using EiE in a study that aims to promote equity in gifted and talented programs. STEM Starters+ is a five-year, $2.5 million project funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students program.

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Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) has released a series of videos to help K -12 educators understand and implement new academic standards. “EiE Video Snippets” illuminate the science and engineering practices specified in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), showing what these practices look like when young children try them in real classrooms.

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Isabella Products, Inc. has announced a new partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Boston (BGCB) in collaboration with the Museum of Science, Boston (MOS) to provide Fable® tablets to children at the Charlestown BGC location.

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Museum of Science vice president Christine Cunningham, Ph.D., has been recognized by IEEE, the world’s largest professional association advancing technology for the benefit of humanity, with the 2015 Educational Activities Board (EAB) Pre-University Educator Award.

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