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It’s Okay to Be Smart: Marvelous PBS video series for all ages

At ScienceThrillers, we’re always on the lookout for entertaining ways to enhance science literacy. Here’s one that I was a little slow to stumble upon: It’s Okay to Be Smart. These are marvelous science-themed videos on a YouTube channel. They … Continue reading

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Science Christmas Gifts: Science magazines for kids

<A HREF=”http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&#038;MarketPlace=US&#038;ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fthrille-20%2F8010%2F09e01ba0-51fa-49fe-9c7b-8609134225fc&#038;Operation=NoScript”>Amazon.com Widgets</A>Magazines make a great holiday gift for kids. They’re relatively inexpensive, encourage reading, require no wrapping or shipping, and keep giving pleasure all year long. This year, consider giving your young people a magazine to foster their natural … Continue reading

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Bedtime story books for science-loving kids

Thought I’d share a link today to Science Books & Films, an online critical review journal published by AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) devoted exclusively to print and nonprint materials in all of the sciences for all age groups. … Continue reading

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Creative Science Writing Contest: only 3 weeks left, $100 top prize!

ScienceThrillers.com announces its first-ever “Sci with Fi” Writing Contest WritingContest pdf flyer to share WHY: As a writer, reader, educator, and scholar I’m passionate about science and scientific literacy.  Part of what motivates me to do what I do (including write … Continue reading

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ScienceThrillers SciWithFi Writing Contest. $100+ cash prizes!

ScienceThrillers.com announces its first-ever “Sci with Fi” Writing Contest It’s not science fiction, it’s fictionalized science! WritingContest pdf flyer to share WHY: As a writer, reader, educator, and scholar I’m passionate about science and scientific literacy.  Part of what motivates me … Continue reading

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STEM contests for kids: USA Science Festival video contest

Part of an ongoing series of posts about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) contests and competitions for kids.  To read all such posts, use the “Previous Posts” box in the right sidebar; “Select category” Science education: STEM contests. USA … Continue reading

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Vote now: USA Science & Engineering Festival Song Contest

April 28-29, 2012, is the 2nd Annual USA Science & Engineering Festival at the Convention Center in Washington, D.C. It’s going to be a spectacular event and satellite events around the country will make it even better. Consider taking your … Continue reading

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STEM contests for kids: Sciberpalooza virtual science fair

Part of an ongoing series of posts about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) contests and competitions for kids.  To read all such posts, use the “Previous Posts” box in the right sidebar; “Select category” Science education: STEM contests. Sciberpalooza, … Continue reading

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