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This Maryland nonprofit created 3 mobile labs from shipping containers

from Technical.ly Baltimore | read it > Shipping containers are continuing to prove their worth outside of transportation. From serving as a community-connecting space to an urban farm, one organization is now bringing them into education as mobile laboratories. The 22-foot-long, 8-foot-wide Drop Anywhere Labs are the latest innovation from Maryland education nonprofit Learning Undefeated, formerly MdBio Foundation. The shipping containers are…

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$100M at Work: Learning Undefeated Mobile Labs Profiled in Rebuild Texas Fund 2-Year Celebrating Community Progress Report

Learning Undefeated’s mobile laboratory program has been profiled in the Rebuild Texas Fund 2-year progress report, titled $100M at Work: Celebrating Community Progress. The August 2019 report highlights projects that have been instrumental in helping Texas communities recover from Hurricane Harvey, which brought catastrophic rain and flooding to areas between Corpus Christi and the Louisiana…

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Learning Undefeated debuts 3 mobile STEM labs for Md., Texas

from The Daily Record | read it > A Maryland nonprofit organization that provides STEM education opportunities for underserved communities has launched learning spaces made of shipping containers. Learning Undefeated of Gaithersburg calls its three new science, technology, engineering and math learning spaces Drop Anywhere Labs. The nonprofit plans to ship the new labs, furnished…

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Learning Undefeated Debuts New Drop Anywhere Labs, an Innovative STEM Education Concept Using Modified Shipping Containers

At August 1 ribbon cutting ceremony attended by over 200 supporters, Learning Undefeated debuts three new Drop Anywhere Labs, custom-designed STEM learning spaces built from shipping containers. Smaller, lighter and less expensive than brick-and-mortar or trailer labs, Drop Anywhere Labs offer a blend of career and skills education. Each lab will support a variety of content themes, from science and health to engineering and construction, offering an immersive, hands-on learning environment that can serve up to four classes simultaneously.

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Citizen Science in the Classroom: Teacher Resources

Citizen science can be a fun and engaging way to bring real research projects into your classroom. Bring hands-on experience into the classroom that has real world applications and allows students to contribute to ongoing research. Explore how citizen science projects can be used to boost classroom learning about data collection, analysis, and interpretation. Discuss and…

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