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5 Fun Facts About Flying

Air travel is usually the quickest way to get from here to there, and there are lots of fun facts about flying that will make you look forward to the trip! For some, flying is an easy and almost magical way to get from one place to another quickly. For others, it's a pain that involves...

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By |March 23rd, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

Job Spotlight: Lineworker

Power lines provide all-important energy to homes, businesses, and industries. Keeping that power flowing is an electrical lineworker who installs, repairs, and maintains this intricate network. We’ve all seen these workers up high in the air, leaning out of a bucket truck, but what does a lineworker actually do? Job Description Electric lineworkers may get...

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5 Top STEM Energy Careers

Fossil, wind, water, and solar energy producers all offer STEM job opportunities for those ready to fuel the future in these energy careers. There are amazing careers available in every industry if you have strong skills. STEM Jobs breaks down these five incredible high-paying, high-demand energy careers. Each job offers the challenge of working to...

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By |February 23rd, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

5 Top STEM Environment Careers

We tend to take our planet for granted, but there are many people at work in environment careers who ensure that the Earth is protected for us. STEM environment careers are available to those who have training ranging from a two-year associate degree to a law degree, workers interested in field studies or a corporate office,...

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Growing Plants Without Soil? Understanding Hydroponics

Hydroponics, the system of growing plants without soil, originated thousands of years ago and now is considered by many to be the future of the agricultural industry. Plants grow if they receive water, sunlight, carbon dioxide and mineral nutrients. The minerals, such as potassium, nitrogen, and phosphorus, usually come from the soil, but most farmers...

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By |February 9th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

Surprising Facts About Leprosy

Leprosy has caused pain and disfiguration in its victims since 600 B.C., but early detection and modern drug treatment now contain the disease quickly and prevent transmission to others. Better known in today's medical world as Hansen's Disease, this often misunderstood chronic bacterial infection affects the skin, nervous system, nose mucous membranes, and the eyes. If...

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By |February 8th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

5 Suprising Everyday Sources of Radiation

The effects of exposure to large doses of radiation from nuclear bombs or power plant disasters are frightening, but we are exposed to low doses from everyday sources of radiation without any apparent harm. Radiation is measured in the amount absorbed by the human body over a period of time. That measurement is called a...

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By |January 26th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

4 STEM Nobel Prize Winners to Know

Alfred Nobel created prizes to be awarded in the categories of literature, physics,chemistry peace, economics, and physiology and medicine in his will to those Nobel Prize winners whose inventions or discoveries were the best for mankind's benefit. The prizes have been awarded since 1901 and include 825 male and 47 female Nobel Prize winners. Those...

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By |December 9th, 2016|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

5 Ways to Avoid Being a College Dropout

Research done by Third Way shockingly concludes that 41 percent of college students fail to graduate within six years. Check out these tips to avoid being a college dropout. Six out of 10 Americans over the age of 24 have attempted college, but one-third of those people ended up becoming a college dropout. College dropouts...

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By |November 22nd, 2016|Education, Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

5 Top STEM Colleges for Diversity

These are some of the top STEM colleges for diversity named to the list of STEM JOBS Approved Colleges for 2016. Attracting and supporting students and faculty from many cultural and ethnic backgrounds with different life experiences and perspectives is an important part of any school. A bright spotlight focused on the need for diversity...

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