STEMExplore Virtual Career Connection with a Conservation Criminologist

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Join EarthEcho International for a STEM-tastic conversation about conservation criminology with Aalayna Green, Conservation Criminology Student at Michigan State University. Aalayna has interest in wildlife conservation, indigenous rights, natural resource policy, wildlife crime, feminist political ecology, water sanitation, community conservation and environmental sustainability. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Consumer Products & Your Health: An Intro to Environmental Health and Exposure Science

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Our health is not entirely dictated by our genetics. It can also be affected by chemical and biological agents in our ambient environments--including built environments like our homes, schools, and workplaces. In the field of Environmental Health, the term 'health' refers to your health, and the term 'environment' refers to your personal surroundings: the air […]

Teen Health Science Café: Let’s Talk-Drug Abuse in Owen County

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Substance Use Disorder - Stigma, Language, Marijuana today vs. the 1960's and the dangers, vapes, heroin/fentanyl, meth, and end with resources. Presented By: Shanna Osborne Event will be hosted via Zoom CLICK HERE TO RSVP For more information, please visit: nku.edu/teenhealthsciencecafe Got questions? E-mail us via andrewsa7@nku.edu or noec2@nku.edu

The Power of Small: Why Nanomaterials are Unique

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Computers are getting smaller and smaller and more and more powerful. Solar energy is becoming more efficient. We can transmit electricity at much higher voltages (and thus more efficiently). We are able to create medicines that release over longer times. We can create transparent, conducting, strong materials. These are examples of where nanotechnology and nanomaterials […]

STEMExplore Virtual Career Connection With A Fisheries Biologist

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Join EarthEcho International for a STEM-tastic conversation about fisheries biology with Dr. Julie Vecchio, Fisheries Biologist at the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg, FL. Dr. Vecchio is a marine biologist who uses chemistry and genetics to study the movements and diets of fish from the first days and throughout the lifetime. CLICK HERE […]

Current Methods for Identifying & Studying Human Genetic Disorders

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York County Teen Science Café South Carolina Aquarium and Museum of York County partner to present a virtual Teen Science Café! Discover current methods for identifying & studying human genetic disorders with Dr. Kathryn Kohl, Associate Professor of Biology at Winthrop University. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Teen Health Science Café: Geek Girl Strong–The Game of Wellness

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Robyn Warren, M.S. Ed. founder of Geek Girl Strong is here to help you create your own wellness plan! Learn the rules to The Game of Wellness, pick up some nutritional education, ideas on how to get and stay active, and find out what self-care really means to you. Come join us and find out […]

Privacy on the Internet: Why Does it Matter and How Do We Get It?

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In a world where everyone is collecting as much data about us as they can, how do we maintain our privacy? What does privacy even mean, and how can we verify that we have it? These questions turn out to be frustratingly hard to answer, and the traditional ways of protecting privacy (including the ones […]

Citizen Science: Want to help NASA?

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Santa Fe Indian School Café Scientifique presents Marilé Colón Robles, a NASA scientists to share how you can become a citizen scientist and help NASA Learn how to do cloud observations with: Marilé Colón Robles, Project Scientist for NASA Globe Clouds CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Café Description: Marilé Colón Robles, Project Scientist for NASA GLOBE […]

STEMExplore Virtual Career Connection with a Watershed Biogeochemist

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Join EarthEcho International for a STEM-tastic conversation about watershed biogeochemistry with Diana Oviedo Vargas, Watershed Biogeochemist at Stroud Water Research Center in Avondale, PA. Diana's research seeks to improve our knowledge about the elemental cycles in streams, rivers, and estuaries and how they are linked to each other, to the water cycle, and to the […]

Teen Science Cafe: Watt’s Up With Your Brain?

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Electrochemistry and Neuroscience Electrochemistry and neuroscience intersect in the Sombers Lab. Leslie Sombers uses techniques that involve shocking cells to release dopamine, among other neurotransmitters, to study the miniscule changes that occur within the brain. The research is performed at a variety of levels, ranging from investigation of biophysical factors that govern membrane fusion in […]

Black Holes and the Fate of Galaxies

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Do you know high school students who have wondered about black holes and what makes them among the most mysterious objects in the universe? Or how the largest black holes might change the fate of the galaxies black holes are in? If they have wondered, they’re not alone! For years scientists have been trying to […]

Respiratory, Cardiac, and Immune Related Disorders

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Want to learn about research in respiratory, cardiac, and immune related disorders? Join us at our upcoming Denver Teen Science Café on December 5, 2020 @ 1:00pm. Our upcoming virtual café is a National Jewish Health Researcher Talk Featuring Scott Alper  

Breaking Bad: DNA Double Strand Break Repair with DNA Polymerase Theta

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DNA encodes all of the information required by your body to live and function. However, that DNA is broken daily and must be repaired so that cells can divide and allow us to grow, heal, process, and develop. There are a number of ways that your DNA can break, but the worst type of break […]

STEMExplore Virtual Career Connection with an Environmental Ecologist

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Join EarthEcho International for a STEM-tastic conversation about environmental forensics and ecology with Dr. Tiara Moore, Environmental Ecologist and Postdoctoral Scholar at The Nature Conservancy in Seattle, WA. Dr. Moore is currently a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Washington and The Nature Conservancy using soil eDNA to develop a biodiversity census of Ellsworth Forest […]

Biomimetic Membranes and Nanotechnology

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“Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink” says Samuel Taylor Coleridge in The Ancient Mariner (1834). Freshwater is undoubtedly a limited resource in the 21st century. Novel materials and membrane technologies have become a popular choice for developing new and safe water sources, utilizing marginal quality water sources and enabling wastewater reuse. However, fouling […]

The Scariest Things in the Universe Are Black Holes

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The Scariest Things in the Universe Are Black Holes (and falling into a black hole is easily the worst way to die!) Presented by: Christopher Impey University Distinguished Professor of Astronomy University of Arizona REGISTER NOW See Dr. Impey’s article on black holes in The Conversation: https://theconversation.com/the-scariest-things-in-the-universe-are-black-holes-and-here-are-3-reasons-148615 Also see the NASA information page on black […]

Café Breaks (01/07)

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Similar to a virtual water cooler, Café Breaks offer adult leaders opportunities to share what’s on their mind by telling TSCN Team Members about café related needs, ideas, opportunities, challenges, and anything else! REGISTER TODAY!  

Behind the Scenes: Among Us

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Learn what it takes to explore space and how tasks can make or break a mission! Featuring former NASA employee and current EROS/USGS specialist Ryan Brown! Watch On: South Dakota Discovery Center's Facebook or YouTube Page. Also on Twitch: @STEM_SAVVY

Big Picture or Detail? How We Need Both in Environmental Science

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DESCRIPTION: The Earth’s surface consists of bedrock, soil, water, air, and living things that have been interacting for billions of years and are a vital for sustaining life. However, the age of humans or the “Anthropocene” is putting unprecedented pressure on our planet and disturbances such as extreme storms, flooding, droughts, and fires might not […]

Network Analysis for Applications in Biology

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DESCRIPTION: The world we live in can be characterized as a complex system of interconnected entities. One way to describe these types of systems are through networks, or a collection of objects that are connected to one another in same manner. The field of graph theory in mathematics provides the basic ideas for network analysis, […]

Café Breaks (01/21)

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Similar to a virtual water cooler, Café Breaks offer adult leaders opportunities to share what’s on their mind by telling TSCN Team Members about café related needs, ideas, opportunities, challenges, and anything else! REGISTER TODAY!

Geology: Dinosaurs & More!

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Announcing Saluki Teen Science Café: Geology! THURSDAY, January 21 @ 6pm (CST). The Saluki Teen Science Café Team looks at rocks, fossils, dinosaurs and more! You and your students and families are invited. REGISTER TODAY! Our presenter is Alexandra Apgar, SIU Geology Student Researcher and Dinosaur Hunter. We will discuss Geology research, interests, experiences and your questions. Grab a […]

SC Codes

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ARE YOU A TEEN OR DO YOU KNOW A TEEN WHO IS INTERESTED IN CODING? Join the South Carolina Aquarium and the Museum of York County for a virtual Teen Science Café! Explore free, online coding opportunities, get the scoop on the newest technology careers and learn about the different industries hiring coders in South […]