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INSPIREd by NASA

NASA has a really cool program for students in grade 9 – 12:  The Interdisciplinary National Science Project Incorporating Research and Education Experience, which is much easier said INSPIRE.  It’s a year-round program that gives participants and their parents access to an online learning community and the chance to compete for The Explorer Summer Experience…

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Jobs Under the Sea

If you’ve always dreamed of being a dolphin trainer, a veterinarian or an aquarist, then the National Aquarium in Baltimore has a great section on its website for you! The site allows curious students to focus on careers in marine science.  They share information about colleges and universities, education requirements for various careers, career paths…

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What lives in YOUR water?

This week at Arundel High School, MdBioLab piloted the new water exploration lab What lives in your Water?. Ms. Hanson’s and Ms. McMullen’s classes ventured to the watershed behind their schools (in the mud no less) and collected water samples to be tested for quality. They tested the water for temperature and pH and filtered…

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LifeWorks E-mentoring: Where students e-connect with health professionals

LifeWorks® E-mentoring is a free e-mentoring program that helps high school and college students who are interested in behavioral and social science, biomedical science, dental, and healthcare careers find a mentor. Mentors are carefully screened science, healthcare, and education professionals who volunteer to provide information, guidance, and support as students develop their careers. LifeWorks® E-mentoring…

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Jump Start: Summer program for current high school sophomores & juniors

The Jump Start Program will invite 100 rising high school juniors and seniors to participate in a week-long summer science immersion program at the University of Maryland. The program is jointly sponsored by the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences, University of Maryland and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). Students considering a career…

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