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One of the biggest space events in recent history will take place on August 21. Prepare for the 2017 solar eclipse to see celestial STEM in action! The last time a total solar eclipse was [...]

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Job Spotlight: Pharmacogeneticist

Exciting research is the work of a pharmacogeneticist, who maps DNA to create just the right drug for a patient based upon their genetic makeup. Scientists have learned that individuals with specific genes react differently [...]

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Job Spotlight: Fingerprint Analyst

Human fingerprints are one-of-a-kind and very intricate. They are keys that a fingerprint analyst uses to open the door to identification of a victim or of a criminal. You don't have to be a police [...]

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Taking Notes: Is it Better to Type or Handwrite?

Taking notes well helps us to be successful learners. But does it make a difference if we type those notes on a computer keyboard or write them out by hand? Both skills are important, according [...]

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7 of the Most Amazing Things Made from Recycled Materials

Recycling used to be thought of as a way to reuse materials in basic ways and keep resources out of landfills. Today, there are some surprising things made from recycled materials! Incredible individuals and companies [...]

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5 Top STEM Medicine Careers

You don't have to go to school for ten years to become a doctor to get a job in medicine. There are many medicine careers that are less well known — but no less important. Doctors and [...]

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5 Top STEM Music Careers

Become a music maker by pursuing one of these five high-paying, high-demand music careers that requires some strong STEM skills. There are not many reactions comparable to the experiences humans feel when hearing music. Melodies, [...]

How Can I Do What I Love?

Is an Apprenticeship Right for You?

There are different kinds of apprenticeships, but any apprenticeship is a good way to learn how to do a job and get paid while you are learning! Committing to an apprenticeship means that you are [...]

  • pharmacogeneticist

Job Spotlight: Pharmacogeneticist

Exciting research is the work of a pharmacogeneticist, who maps DNA to create just the right drug for a patient based upon their genetic makeup. Scientists have learned that individuals with specific genes react differently [...]

  • fingerprint analyst

Job Spotlight: Fingerprint Analyst

Human fingerprints are one-of-a-kind and very intricate. They are keys that a fingerprint analyst uses to open the door to identification of a victim or of a criminal. You don't have to be a police [...]

Taking Notes: Is it Better to Type or Handwrite?

By | July 20th, 2017|Featured, How do I get there?, Real World, STEM - Science|

Taking notes well helps us to be successful learners. But does it make a difference if we type those notes on a computer keyboard or write them out by hand? Both skills are important, according [...]

7 of the Most Amazing Things Made from Recycled Materials

By | June 23rd, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|

Recycling used to be thought of as a way to reuse materials in basic ways and keep resources out of landfills. Today, there are some surprising things made from recycled materials! Incredible individuals and companies [...]

5 Top STEM Medicine Careers

By | May 31st, 2017|Advisor, Explorer, Featured, How can I do what I love?, How do I get there?, Real World, STEM - Science|

You don't have to go to school for ten years to become a doctor to get a job in medicine. There are many medicine careers that are less well known — but no less important. Doctors and [...]

Job Spotlight: Emergency Medical Technician

By | May 23rd, 2017|Advisor, Featured, How can I do what I love?, How do I get there?, Real World, STEM - Science|

An emergency medical technician's response and the care provided may mean the difference between life and death for an injured or ill person. The job of emergency medical technician, sometimes called a paramedic, is not [...]

Job Spotlight: Dental Hygienist

By | May 12th, 2017|Advisor, Featured, How can I do what I love?, How do I get there?, Real World, STEM - Science|

While many people automatically think of a dentist when it comes to keeping teeth healthy and shining, there's another important person who is dedicated to that mission: a dental hygienist. We all know that a [...]