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*Calling All Science Educators*

Check out the upcoming AAAS Project 2061 Assessment Workshops in Washington, DC. This is an interactive three-day workshop that outlines Project 2061’s approach to science assessment. There are two sessions available, May 30-June 1 and October 17-19, 2012.  Click on the link below for more information, including registration.   http://www.project2061.org/events/workshops/assessment-overview.htm?txtRef=&txtURIOld=%2F120313%2Fevents%2Fworkshops%2Fassessment-overview%2Ehtm

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Meet a Scientist/Engineer

The 2nd USA Science & Engineering Festival is coming soon to Washington, DC! Have you ever wanted to meet a Scientist/Engineer and ask them questions about what kind of work they do on a daily basis?…Now you can! Check out their website and the list of all the different Scientists/Engineers that will be participating! http://www.usasciencefestival.org/2012festival/finale-expo/meet-the-scientistengineer  

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Attention Science Educators!!

Join UMBC for the 15th anniversary of their life science symposium, A Look Ahead XV.  This symposium will be packed with an abundance of bioscience information sure to interest many science educators, as well as scientists and healthcare professionals.  Register now by clicking on the link below: http://www.umbc.edu/lookahead/ What:  A Look Ahead XV, life science…

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Johns Hopkins Summer Jobs/ Youth Programs

Johns Hopkins has great youth programs to introduce science and medicine into the community.  Through their Project R.E.A.C.H/Community Education Programs, Johns Hopkins has been giving students opportunities to get hands-on experience in areas that they may not have had connections to otherwise. They also have an excellent summer job program (JHSJP) that is a paid…

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JCVI 2012 Internship Program

J. Craig Venter Institute has announced its 2012 Internship Program. The Internship Program offers motivated high school, undergraduate and graduate students as well as teachers the opportunity to nurture their interest in science by participating in cutting-edge genomic research at the Institute in both Maryland and California. In addition, the Institute also hosts students interested…

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Believe it or not, it really is time to think about your summer internship!

One of the best ways to explore career interests is through on-the-job experience. Internships are a great way to see a career first hand, make contacts, create network opportunities, and gain valuable workforce skills for now and further down the road. While some internships are paid, the main focus is real-world experience and connecting with…

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Exploring science in Maryland one middle school student at a time

July 11 – 15, 2011, 9AM – 4PM, Columbus Center, Baltimore July 18 – 22, 2011, 9AM – 4PM, Montgomery College Germantown July 25 – 29, 2011, 9AM – 4PM, Montgomery College Germantown The Young Science Explorer Program (YSEP) is a one-week summer workshop exploring science in Maryland geared towards rising seventh and eighth grade…

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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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