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Teachers Learn to Use Primary Literature in the Classroom

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Teachers Learn to Use Primary Literature in the Classroom

Articles published in scientific journals can effectively teach scientific concepts to high school and college students, educators participating in a two-day workshop hosted by AAAS’ Science in the Classroom learned. Thirty high school teachers, college educators and students preparing for science teaching careers participated in a two-day workshop on Sept. 15 and 16 to learn about the power of incorporating primary literature into their biology, chemistry and physics classrooms.


By AAAS, USA.


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Mathematician Illustrates Braid Theory Through Aerial Dance

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Mathematician Illustrates Braid Theory Through Aerial Dance

Nancy Scherich has wanted to be a mathematician ever since taking a calculus class at her local community college, but she has been a dancer for her entire life. Until she discovered Science’s Dance Your Ph.D. contest, which annually invites scientists to use dance to display their Ph.D. research, she never thought she could combine her two interests.


By AAAS, USA.


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