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  Journal of Translational Medicine | Full text | Why is public science education important?
For example, an understanding of the science of embryonic stem cell research is critically important to inform policymakers who are advocating or opposing this research; an understanding of climatology is essential to those concerned with regulation of fossil fuel consumption and energy policy; astronomy and cosmology must inform wise investment in space exploration.
It is left to each state to decide what science tests it will select for all its students [1]." History shows that, when pressured, science teachers adjust their curricula to ensure the best possible results on state tests [1].
Science education at all levels should focus on creating a society where well-educated adults are equipped to bring scientific thinking to bear on issues that affect them as citizens.
www.translational-medicine.com /content/4/1/7   (1576 words)

 Science Education Chapter 5
Activities cover the full spectrum of life science, earth science, physical science, chemistry, astronomy, math, etc. These have been developed by a staff of educators and museum personnel specifically to provide high quality educationally sound resources for use by teachers.
AIP has trained and equipped teams of science educators in each state to enable elementary and middle school teachers to conduct hands-on physical science activities with their students.
Science Activities in Energy provides fully developed activity outlines for upper elementary, middle school, and high school students in several energy-related areas, such as conservation, energy storage, chemical energy, electrical energy, solar energy, wind energy, etc. Each packet contains 10 to 30 detailed activity outlines as well as student work sheets.
www.nas.edu /rise/chap5.htm   (3246 words)

 Future Challenges
The newly developed Science Code of Conduct will be implemented to assure the DOI science is developed with impartiality, honesty, and availability of info to the public.
Science and technology are important and necessary tools for achieving sustainability, but community participation is essential for scientific and technical information to be incorporated into the policymaking process.
Science has a central and urgent part to play in addressing the depletion and damage to critical resources we all share.
www.fws.gov /science/doc/FutureChallengesLitSummary.html   (10283 words)

 Science Day Standards
Science days or science fairs are occasions for the display and evaluation of student-originated, inquiry-based scientific research projects.
A student in a school that does not have a local science day or a home schooled student shall earn a superior rating from participation in a local science day at any public or non-public school within their school district.
Although The Ohio Academy of Science expects all students to use advisors and/or mentors for projects, a project entered into a science day activity must be researched and developed by the student participant(s).
ohiosci.org /sds.htm   (5615 words)

 Science News for Kids: TeacherZone: NEC Perfect Classroom Competition
NEC Extreme Science invites all middle school science teachers to share their visions of the perfect classroom.
A national competition for middle school science teachers, the NEC Perfect Classroom Competition is designed to support teachers' efforts to improve their classrooms and enhance the learning experiences of their students.
Through this program, middle school science teachers can compete for monetary awards that would allow them to make their vision of the perfect classroom a reality.
www.sciencenewsforkids.org /pages/teacherzone/necxs.asp   (317 words)

 CO2 Science
In the 24 March 2006 issue of Science, a number of commentaries heralded accelerating discharges of glacial ice from Greenland and Antarctica, while dispensing dire warnings of an imminent large, rapid and accelerating sea-level rise (Bindschadler, 2006; Joughin, 2006; Kerr, 2006; Kennedy and Hanson, 2006).
For the present and immediate future, therefore, we have no choice but to stick with what the existent data and analyses suggest, i.e., that cumulatively since the early 1990s, and conservatively (since the balance is likely still positive), there has been no net loss of mass from the Greenland ice sheet.
The set of Science papers and associated news reports also make much of recent ice discharges from Antarctica, particularly along the Antarctic Peninsula, which has warmed more than any other place on earth over the past fifty years.
www.co2science.org /scripts/CO2ScienceB2C/articles/V9/N13/EDIT.jsp   (1642 words)

 1719 in science - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The year 1719 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
See also: 1718 in science, other events of 1719, 1720 in science and the list of years in science.
This page was last modified 22:43, 13 August 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1719_in_science   (75 words)

 57th Westinghouse Science Talent Search Open for Entries
The competition is sponsored by Westinghouse Electric Corporation (NYSE: WX), through the Westinghouse Foundation, in partnership with Science Service, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization which fosters public understanding of science.
Entry materials can also be requested from Science Service at 1719 N Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036, by phone at 202-785-2255, by fax at 202-785-1243, or email address -- sciedu@sciserv.org.
Science Talent Search candidates are judged by a board of 10 distinguished scientists from a wide variety of disciplines.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=105&STORY=/www/story/9-17-97/319289   (453 words)

 Rules   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The following CSRA Science and Engineering Fair rules are based on rules set forth by the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) and Federal Regulations.
science teaching and community outreach tool, staffed and maintained by volunteer scientists and engineers from around the world.
If a project fails to qualify and is not removed by the Finalist, Science Service will remove the project in the safest manner possible, but is not responsible for damage to the project.
www.csrascience.org /rules.htm   (2757 words)

 Science Plan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
ALL 5-12 who participate in district and State science days are expected to complete research plans prior to beginning their research.
Modifications in the plans are permitted during the process of the research.
Students in grades 9-12 who expect to compete in a Regional Fair or one of the Buckeye Science & Engineering Fairs leading to the International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) MUST complete a special Research Plan on the form contained in the ISEF Rules.
www.cyberbee.com /science/sciplan1.html   (137 words)

 Science News
Science News, an award-winning weekly magazine covering all fields of science for a general readership, is now accepting applications for its science writer internships.
Former Science News interns have gone on to staff positions with the New York Times, Sciece, Health, NOVA, Discover, Popular Science, Science News, among others.
The internship is intended for people planning careers in science writing and is offered three times a year: spring, summer, and fall.
www.colostate.edu /Dept/TJ/intern/Tech/sciencenews.htm   (203 words)

 Saturday Academy: Other Science Opportunities
Intel Northwest Science Expo is a science fair open to students in grades 6-12 attending schools in Oregon or southwest Washington.
Summer Experience in Science and Engineering for Youth (SESEY) -- is a unique opportunity for 10th, 11th and 12th grade high school girls and minority students with an aptitude for math and science in engineering fields.
The purpose of the competition is to encourage students to combine their imaginations with the tools of science to create and explore a vision of a future technology.
www.saturdayacademy.pdx.edu /scienceops.html   (1770 words)

 2002 Science Fair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
If the students have participated in a local science fair at their schools, we expect the school to send us only students who have received superior ratings at the local science fair.
A "Consent and Release Agreement" of the Ohio Academy of Science completed and signed by the student and by the parent or guardian of the student.
Two students with the best projects in Southeastern Ohio Regional Science and Engineering Fair (SEORSEF) will be selected to attend on May 12-18, the 2002 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Louisville, Kentucky, all expenses paid for 6 days.
www.ohiou.edu /scifair/2002.htm   (2336 words)

 The Merrow Report- Television (Young Scientists) Major Competitions
If not, talk to the science teachers in your school district to find out about the competitions that are available to you.
Some of the project categories are behavioral and social science, biochemistry, botany, chemistry, computer science, Earth and space sciences, engineering, environmental sciences, mathematics, medicine and health, microbiology, physics, and zoology.
Round I. The Intel Science Talent Search is a competition to discover seniors in high school who have the potential to become the research scientists and engineers of the future.
www.pbs.org /merrow/tv/young_scientists/competitions07.html   (924 words)

 Environmental Science Projects-Science Tracer Bullet
Sources to assist middle, junior, and senior high school students and teachers in planning, preparing, and executing science fair projects in the environmental sciences are cited here, as well as a few books with experiments suitable for elementary grade students.
A collection of environmental science projects that demonstrate the delicate balance of ecological systems and how both people and nature can destroy this balance.
Compiled by the staff of the Science and Technology Division of the Akron Summit County Public Library; edited by Janet Y. Stoffer.
www.lcweb.loc.gov /rr/scitech/tracer-bullets/environmentaltb.html   (2532 words)

 The Rules
The Bartlesville District Science Fair is affiliated with the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) must follow the ISEF Rules.
Copies of the ISEF and Entry forms may be obtained by 1) visiting with your science teacher, 2) visiting the Reference Section of the Bartlesville Community Library or contacting Doug Hausler, Director, Bartlesville District Science Fair, 363E PL, Phillips Research Center, Bartlesville, OK 74004 (661-9295).
Copies of the current rules for the International Science and Engineering Fair conducted by Science Service under the National Science Foundation may be obtained by writing to Science Service at: 1719 N Street N.W., Washington D.C. 20036 or calling them at: (202) 785-2255 Fax: (202) 785-1243.
www.bartlesville.org /sciencefair/4four.html   (868 words)

 Space Science Projects (Science Tracer Bullet - Science Reference Services, Library of Congress
Sources in other areas of science and on science fairs themselves are listed in Science Fair Projects (LC Science Tracer Bullet 91-12).
Ideas and instructions for a variety of science projects that examine the characteristics of the space environment and consider forces such as gravity, magnetism, and buoyancy.
Published annually since 1963, this is an annotated bibliography of new books in science, technology, consumer medicine, and related subjects intended primarily for the general adult reader.
www.loc.gov /rr/scitech/tracer-bullets/spacesciencetb.html   (2316 words)

 Fifty-Sixth Westinghouse Science Talent Search Open for Entries
The competition is sponsored by Westinghouse Electric Corporation, through the Westinghouse Foundation, in partnership with Science Service, a Washington, D.C.-based, nonprofit organization which fosters public understanding of science.
Entry materials can also be requested from Science Service at 1719 N Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036, by phone at 202-785-2255, by fax at 202-785-1243, or email address -- youth@scisvc.org.
The competition is not open to the immediate families of judges and evaluators of the competition, employees of Science Service Inc., Westinghouse Electric Corporation, its affiliates or subsidiaries.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/27065&EDATE=   (443 words)

 Willis Harlow Shapley (1917-2005): Science News Online, Nov. 19, 2005
Shapley served with distinction in the federal government in such areas as budgeting, research and development, national defense, and space.
We will miss his enthusiasm, wry sense of humor, broad interest in science, and deep concern for Science News and the other programs and staff of Science Service.
Tax deductible donations to the Willis Harlow Shapley Education Fund may be sent to Science Service, 1719 N St., NW, Washington, DC 20036, or go to http://www.sciserv.org/shapley/.
www.sciencenews.org /articles/20051119/letter18.asp   (250 words)

 The Colorado Center for Medical Laboratory Science
Clinical Laboratory Science, also known as medical technology, is a nationally recognized allied health field.
The medical technologist (clinical laboratory scientist) is skilled in a large number of techniques, including molecular diagnostic testing, that allows for medical diagnosis, determination of therapeutic drug levels, and safe transfusion practices.
The Colorado Center for Medical Laboratory Science is the largest and one of the oldest Schools of Medical Technology in the Rocky Mountain region.
medlabed.org   (357 words)

 Science Fiction Writer Robert J. Sawyer: On Writing — Research
Science News is published weekly, and each issue is just sixteen pages long — you can read the whole thing over one leisurely lunch.
Both Michael Crichton and I read the same little piece in Science News years ago about the possibility of cloning dinosaurs from blood preserved in the bellies of mosquitoes trapped in amber.
Science News is published by Science Service, Inc., 1719 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 785-2255.
www.sfwriter.com /ow03.htm   (978 words)

 ASEF Rules
Copies of these rules are also available from Science Service, Inc., 1719 N Street, Washington, D.C. These rules must be strictly complied with in order for an exhibit to be eligible for awards.
These rules apply to all science fairs which have affiliation with the International Science and Engineering Fair, and, therefore must be applied at all regional science fairs which participate in the Alabama Science and Engineering Fair.
Quick Reference: (Forms referenced below are published by Science Services, Inc., in their Guidelines for Science Fairs and should have been provided by your local or Regional Fair.) It is very important that all applications be accompanied by correctly filled in forms.
www.uah.edu /ASEF/rules.htm   (748 words)

 AAAS - AAAS News Release
In 1975, the AAAS Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy and AAAS Executive Officer William D. Carey called on Shapley to prepare a report describing the federal budget process as it applies to research and development (RandD) and analyzing the RandD components of President Gerald Ford’s proposed fiscal year 1977 budget.
In the words of Carey, with whom Shapley had worked for many years at the Bureau of the Budget (BOB), the objectives of the report were “to try to make the budget process comprehensible” to scientists, to provide a “framework.
Although he was not widely known outside the federal government, Shapley played a central role in a number of critical developments shaping federal science policy.
www.aaas.org /news/releases/2005/1116willisshapley.shtml   (502 words)

 Intel Science Talent Search (STS)
The grant for the first Science Talent Search in 1942 totaled $25,000, which was almost equally divided between scholarship prizes and administrative costs.
For many years, for example, New York University has offered Science Talent Search finalists who meet its admission criteria four-year scholarships that cover tuition and room and board, as well as the opportunity to participate in its Freshman Honors Seminar Program.
The 40 finalists attend the Science Talent Institute in Washington D.C. and receive scholarships ranging from $5,000 to the top prize of a $100,000 four-year scholarship.
www.sciserv.org /sts/about/scholarships.asp   (175 words)

 Science -- The News and Editorial Staffs 302 (5653): 2039   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Verburg, R. Hecky, and H. Kling, "Ecological Consequences of a Century of Warming in Lake Tanganyika," Science 301, 505 (2003).
Science's breakthrough of 2002 kept scientists on the edge of their seats in 2003.
Having sketched out the role played by miniature RNA molecules in modulating gene expression, this year biologists dove into the details, exploring how small RNAs orchestrate a cell's behavior and how harnessing their power could combat disease.
sagar.physics.neu.edu /pat/breakthrough_2003.html   (5031 words)

 Intel Kicks Off 58th Science Talent Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Applications for the 1999 Intel Science Talent Search (STS) are now available for U.S. high school seniors interested in participating in this prestigious science competition.
Science Service, the nonprofit organization that has administered STS since its inception, selected Intel from a group of over 76 qualified companies to move this national treasure into the 21st century.
Judges then select 40 finalists to participate in the Science Talent Institute, to be held from March 3-8, 1999, where they compete for college scholarships totaling $330,000 from the Intel Foundation, an increase of $125,000 from 1998.
www.californiadivers.com /intel.htm   (287 words)

 Science News for Kids: Articles by Category
Several huge storms have merged to give Jupiter a second red spot.
Support for Science News for Kids is provided by the Willis Harlow Shapley Education Fund.
1719 N St., NW, Washington, DC 20036
www.sciencenewsforkids.org /pages/search.asp?catid=31   (168 words)

 Science Resources
This one covers more than science topics, and is large enough that you will need to search a bit for the gems.
A journal devoted to the improvement of communication between the scientific disciplines, and between scientists, science educators, and science policy-makers.
Science The Middle Grades Education majors with a primary or secondary concentration in
www.ecsu.ctstateu.edu /depts/edu/textbooks/science.html   (3060 words)

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