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Posted On: 22 Jun

Asteroids may have delivered water to early Earth

Asteroids may have delivered water to early Earth An asteroid impact can create glass and melted rock, which can trap water vapor. The finding boosts the idea that asteroids brought water to the early Earth. ZLOVE/ISTOCKPHOTO / Article by LISA GROSSMAN Click here to read the full story.

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Posted On: 15 Jun

Did someone say pirouette?

Science may help keep a ballerina on her toes. MAVKATE/ISTOCKPHOTO / Article by BETHANY BROOKSHIRE These are a ballerina’s pointe shoes. A dancer will go through many pairs, but one teen used a science fair project to figure out how to save money — and a lot of shoes. Click here to read the full story.

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Posted On: 1 May

Swift Creek Elementary School is our Spotlight School of the Week

Swift Creek Elementary School is our Spotlight School of the Week GRADE: 5th Grade PROGRAM: Energy Matters Scientist: Heather Fisher Scientist Sarah and I got to end our week with the fifth graders at Swift Creek Elementary School for Energy Matters. I could tell the students had been studying energy and heat transfer as we went over the three types…

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Posted On: 26 Apr

Creekside Elementary School is our Spotlight School of the Week

Creekside Elementary School is our Spotlight School of the Week GRADE: 3rd Grade PROGRAM: Skin N Bones Scientist: Davis Tate I got to spend two wonderful days teaching all about systems of the body with Creekside 3rd Graders! This trip was especially fun, because this was my second trip to Creekside this year! As Science Fun Scientists, one thing we…

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Posted On: 17 Apr

Durant Road Elementary School is our Spotlight School of the Week

Durant Road Elementary School is our Spotlight School of the Week GRADE: Kindergarten PROGRAM: Animal Detectives Scientist: Craig Kwiatkowski I had the pleasure of spending my Thursday at Durant Road last week and the kindergartners were such an amazing group. They requested Animal Detectives, which is a program that looks at all sorts of animals and how they similar and…

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