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High School Student STEM Event  and free "Energize Your Classroom" Teacher Worshop 

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CAST (Center for Applied Special Technology) is piloting three different online courses with high school science teachers. Teachers who participate may be eligible for a stipend.  Click the link for more information.

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Summer Workshop for High School Educators 
 
The School of Health Professions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accepting applications for the Michael J. Ahearn Summer Workshop for High School Educators (July 13-24, 2015). Ten educators will earn both continuing education credits and a fellowship award for their participation in the workshop. Applications are due Wednesday, April 15, 2015, and chosen applicants will be invited by Friday, May 1, 2015. Additional information is available at http://bit.ly/1EHjIle or the link below.

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Earth Day Network Resources
 
In preparation for Climate Education Week (April 18-25, 2015), the Earth Day Network will release a Climate Education Toolkit which includes lesson plans, short videos, learning projects, and Earth Day action ideas. Additional information is available at the link below. 

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 "Two astronauts are set to get extra comfy on the International Space Station when they launch on Friday for the ISS's first ever year-long mission, double the length of the normal stay."

Astronaut Scott Kelly will be studied during his stay on the ISS while his twin brother, astronaut Mark Kelly, will be studied here on  Earth.

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Want to take a picture from the ISS? Students can create their own satellite images during the next Sally Ride EarthKAM Mission.  it will take place January 27-31.

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Did you know your students could take satellite images of Earth from the International Space Station? EarthKAM will have two separate missions this fall: October 21-25 and November 18-21. Sign up now to participate for free!

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Mars Exploration Student Data Teams (MESDT) is a free nationwide planetary science centered research experience which immerses teams of high school and undergraduate students in an authentic STEM research experience. Students and their teachers are invited to join the science team in the analysis of data from the CRISM instrument, sometimes never before seen, to search for clues in the mineral fingerprints to the mysteries of the Red Planet's ancient and possibly watery environment. Click on the link below for more information.
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