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Category: Research Fellows

Clean Drinking Water: An Engineering Challenge for 4 Fellowships

“Choose a threat to your city’s water supply and design a resilient system to maintain a reliable supply of clean drinking water.”  That is the challenge of this year’s Future City Competition. While Future City is focused on a hypothetical scenario in planning for a city 50 years in the future, we have fellowships working …

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3 Reasons I Love Games For Change!

Ten days ago I received a wonderful surprise in my inbox. Games For Change wrote “Thank you so much for participating in the Games for Change Student Challenge last year. As a token of our appreciation, we would like to offer you a free ticket to Play NYC next weekend, hosted by Playcrafting. ” This extraordinary organization empowers game …

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2 Exciting High Points from the Rockies

I just returned from a week in the Rocky Mountain National Park and wanted to share with you my two highpoints!  The first involves a moment on little more than a goat path at 10,000 feet with an approaching tornado.  The second was just as exciting!  I got to meet one of the returning High …

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Celebrating STEM in a K-6 school

Our company, Grow a Generation, has had the distinct pleasure to contract with a wonderful public charter school in Western Pennsylvania for the last seven years. We provide research fellowships to teams of 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th graders as they develop meaningful projects using science, technology, engineering and math. This week we celebrate our …

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Beaver County History Weekend May 4-5 2019

Come find Anya, Charlotte and Ziva at their book signing booth at Old Economy Village during the Hands-on History event! This weekend every one of historical museums and sites is open free! Explore history. Find descriptions and details at http://bchrlf.org/events/beaver-count… This video was made by author Anya Martin of The Mystery of the Economy Borough …

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Play with Your Food

Four years ago, two third graders walked into the Media Lab applying to be research fellows. They wanted to write a cookbook. As Anthony tells it, “Dr. Ellen pointed us toward molecular gastronomy – you know, using physics and chemistry to make food even more amazing. and biology of food. Fifteen videos and four years …

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Join us Mar 30 for Underwater Robotics

2019 SeaPerch Competition The STEM Leadership Center is excited to bring you to this years SeaPerch Competition on Saturday March 30th, 2019. SeaPerch is an innovative underwater robotics program. Teams have used limited resources of PVC pipe and underwater motors to create underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) to complete this challenge. The event will be …

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Three Fellows team up with “The Geologists” to solve the mystery of the Economy Borough Silver Mine

Three research fellows from Baden Academy Charter School wanted to learn more about the legends of silver mines at Economy Park in Beaver County. They read stories on the internet, had heard the ghost stories told about the mines, and were eager to learn if there could be any truth to the rumors about the …

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MG Kids About Town

The MG (Molecular Gastronomy) Kids were busy with two different field trips this week! The 6th grade boys traveled to Beaver to learn all about Panna Cotta and the science of milk products with Chef Jason at Biba. The 3rd grade girls traveled to Geneva College to learn about the chemistry and reactions in the …

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New Website and YouTube Fellowships at Baden Academy!

 

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