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  • A Chance to Chat with Buzz Aldrin

    I just posted in the Community Hub about tomorrow's AAAS ScienceLive Chat: Mission to Mars--With Special Guest Buzz Aldrin. We just wanted to make sure that everyone in the All About Science group knew about this even...
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    • Outdoor Adventures

      You shouldn't need a good excuse to go play outside but what better reasons than Great Outdoors Month, National Get Outdoors (GO) Day (June 8), and the Great American Backyard Campout (June 22)? This month, raise awar...
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      Outdoor Adventures

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      • Skin Cancer Awareness Month

        Did you know that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime? Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United State and according to the Skin Cancer Foundation, over the pas...
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        Skin Cancer Awareness Month

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        • Mental Health Awareness

          The month of May is set aside to raise awareness for mental health conditions and mental wellness for all. Explore this challenging and often stigmatized issue with your class. Our series of lessons focused on mental ...
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          Mental Health Awareness

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          • BioBlitz 2013

            Each year, the National Park Service and National Geographic bring citizens and scientists together to conduct a natural census of a region. This year, the BioBlitz will be held May 17-18 in Barataria Preserve, part o...
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            BioBlitz 2013

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            • Asthma & Allergies Awareness Month

              Spring is in the air, and so is the pollen! This time of year can be particularly hard for people suffering from asthma or allergies. Do you know what the difference between these respiratory conditions? Get an introd...
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              Asthma & Allergies Awareness Month

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              • Earth Day

                For more than 40 years, Earth Day (April 22) has been set aside to raise awareness about problems facing the environment.  This year focuses on "the Face of Climate Change," highlighting the personal impact of th...
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              • National Park Week

                Did you know there are 401 national parks? They range from the tiny Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial in Pennsylvania, which comprises only .02 acres, to Alaska's massive Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Prese...
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                National Park Week

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                • School Library Month and National Library Week 2013

                  Each April, School Library Month honors the key role school libraries play in enriching students’ educational development. This year’s theme emphasizes all the ways “Communities matter @ your library...
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                  School Library Month and National Library Week 2013

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                  • National Public Health Week & World Health Day

                    Help students to make good decisions about their well-being during National Public Health Week, April 1-7. Organized by the American Public Health Association, this campaign is designed to raise awareness and educate ...
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                    National Public Health Week & World Health Day

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                    • Turn off the lights for Earth Hour 2013!

                      Little differences can make a big change. Wherever you are on Saturday, March 23, at 8:30 p.m. (local time) turn off your lights for Earth Hour 2013! This international event, organized by the World Wildlife Fund, urg...
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                      Turn off the lights for Earth Hour 2013!

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                      • Women's History Month 2013

                        Women are amazing inventors, explorers, and problem-solvers. Did you know that windshield wipers, Kevlar, and the first solar-powered devices were all created by women? The world's first computer programmer was Ada Lo...
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                        Women's History Month 2013

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                        • National Wildlife Week 2013

                          Sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation, National Wildlife Week encourages kids to learn about the wide array of fascinating wildlife in our world. Your class can work on "Branching Out for Wildlife"—celeb...
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                          National Wildlife Week 2013

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                          • Public Science Day at the 2013 AAAS Annual Meeting

                            On Valentine's Day, almost 300 kids, ages 4-13, from Boston area schools, Boys and Girls Clubs, and afterschool programs visited the Harvard Museum of Natural History for AAAS Public Science Day 2013.  Harvard gr...
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                            Public Science Day at the 2013 AAAS Annual Meeting

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                            • National Engineers Week 2013

                              “Celebrate Awesome” February 17–23 during National Engineers Week! Foster interest in the myriad of ways that engineering helps shape the modern world. From the roads we drive on to our entertainment...
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                              National Engineers Week 2013

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                              • Celebrate Darwin Day

                                Celebrate the incredible life and legacy of Charles Darwin on his birthday, February 12th. Darwin Day is an international appreciation of science and humanity, paying homage to the discoveries of this scientific giant...
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                                • Black History Month

                                  Honor the achievements and major scientific contributions made by African Americans during Black History Month. This collection of Science NetLinks resources highlights prominent scientists and explores issues of race...
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                                  Black History Month

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                                  • National Reading Day

                                    An early love of reading helps foster a lifetime of learning. National Reading Day, celebrated on January 23rd, is a literacy event designed to encourage Pre-K–3rd grade students to develop a strong reading foun...
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                                    National Reading Day

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                                    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

                                      Martin Luther King, Jr., is one of the United States most celebrated civil rights activists. A minister, Dr. King championed causes related to race, class, and human rights. He worked tirelessly to help bring civil ri...
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                                      Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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                                      • Holidays and Hands-On Science

                                        Keep kids busy and engaged over the break by doing fun, informal experiments at home. Check out our collection of afterschool resources for ideas. You can build a model geyser using household items, do chemistry exper...
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                                        Holidays and Hands-On Science

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