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  • National Park Week 2014

    "Go Wild!" April 19-27 during National Park Week. National Parks are free Saturday, April 19, and Sunday, April 20, so get out there and explore some of the over 400 parks! They range from the tiny Thaddeus Kosciuszko...
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    • School Library Month & National Library Week

      Think about all the ways “Lives change @ your library” during School Library Month and National Library Week, April 13-19. School libraries play a vital role in students' educational development, broadenin...
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      • National Poetry Month

        Pair your STEM with prose this April during National Poetry Month. The Academy of American Poets uses this event to increase the role of poetry in schools, honor the legacy of our poetic history, and bring poetry to t...
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        • Earth Day

            Show a little extra love and care for our planet this Sunday, April 22—Earth Day! For more than 40 years, this day has been set aside to encourage and inspire people to help protect the environment. Expl...
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        • National Public Health Week and World Health Day

          Organized by the American Public Health Association, National Public Health Week, April 7-13, is designed to educate the public, government, and practitioners about public health issues. This year, there are daily the...
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          • Earth Hour 2014

            Join people from around the world in the fight against climate change during Earth Hour 2014! On Saturday, March 29, at 8:30 p.m. (local time), turn off your lights and be a part of a global, rolling blackout. This ev...
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            • BioBlitz 2014

              BioBlitz is a 24-hour event in which volunteer scientists, educators, students, and families conduct a natural census of a region. They team up to identify as many organisms as they can in the designated area. This ye...
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              • Music in our Schools Month

                Celebrate the role that music plays in education during March as part of Music in our Schools Month. This event raises awareness of the importance of music education and acts as a reminder that all children should hav...
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                • How Are You Encouraging Girls to Love Science?

                  As a kid, I remember going to a summer workshop that was just for girls at a local university.  We got to extract DNA from fruit flies and participated in a dissection at the vet school.  It was very excitin...
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                  • Celebrate Women's History Month

                    Did you know the original idea and first patent that led to cell phone technology belonged to a woman? The first solar-powered devices, windshield wipers, dishwashers, and Kevlar were all created by women. The work of...
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                    • National Green Week 2014

                      Sustainability issues, green living, and energy challenges are all big news these days. Why not use National Green Week, February 3–7, to help kick off a new year of environmental education and start a conversat...
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                      • National Engineers Week 2014

                        “Let's Make a Difference” February 16–22 during National Engineers Week! The theme calls on engineers, educators, and technologists to show kids (and adults!) all the ways that engineering improves o...
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                        • Darwin Day

                          Charles Darwin was born on February 12, 1809, and his birthday is celebrated around the world as a day of appreciation for the intersection of science and humanity. Darwin Day honors the discoveries made by this scien...
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                        • 2014 Winter Olympics

                          Approximately 6,000 athletes from more than 85 nations will converge upon Sochi, Russia, to take part in 89 events across seven different disciplines. An additional 1,650 athletes from 45 nations will take part in the...
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                          • Digital Learning Day 2014

                            Digital Learning Day, February 5th, focuses on giving students the opportunity to learn in an increasingly digital environment everyday. The event raises awareness for digital learning instructional practices and the ...
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                            • National Reading Day 2014

                              Encourage a lifelong love of reading during National Reading Day, January 23. This literacy event promotes the importance of a strong reading foundation for Pre-K–3rd grade students. Help cultivate this critical...
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                              • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

                                Celebrate the remarkable life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. This pivotal figure in the Civil Rights Movement championed causes related to race, class, poverty, and human rights. The third Monday of January (1/...
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                                • Black History Month

                                    Highlight the scientific work of African Americans and explore issues of race with your class during Black History Month. With this collection of Science NetLinks resources, students can learn about the divers...
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                                  • National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

                                    Last year, drunk or drugged drivers killed 830 people in traffic crashes during the month of December. The holiday season is particularly dangerous on the roads due to more traffic and a high incidence of alcohol and ...
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                                    • Great Bird Count

                                      Take part in the longest-running citizen science wildlife census in the world during the 114th Annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Join thousands of Americans who will conduct the annual bird survey across the countr...
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