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CSW Member Featured on ABC 7 News Segment: Harris’ Heroes

From ABC7: DAYTON, Md. (WJLA) — Students at a Maryland elementary school are giving up their recess to learn science. The “Chemistry Club” is held only once a month, but it’s already having an impact. At Dayton Oaks Elementary School in Howard County, budding young chemists are getting instructions for their next experiment. They will test whether certain certain household […]

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Science vs. Everybody

Nothing makes my blood boil quite like lying. Not the white lies that we all tell from time to time. It’s the lies that come disguised as truth in the form of misinformation. Lately, Congress and the general public have discussed several chemistry-related issues, anywhere from climate change to exposure limits for certain chemicals found in vaccines, foodstuffs, children’s toys, […]

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‘You Be The Chemist’ Challenge a Huge Success

CSW-Younger Chemists Committee organized the “You Be The Chemist” (YBTC) Arlington/Fairfax Challenge in collaboration with the Chemical Educational Foundation (CEF) and Marymount University’s Biology Department. The Arlington/Fairfax Challenge was held at the Reinsch Library Auditorium, Marymount University on Saturday February 28, 2015. YBTC, one of the Chemical Educational Foundation’s biggest programs, is an academic question-and-answer competition with a format similar […]

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Volunteer Opportunity: Be a Science Fair Judge!

The Robert Goddard Montessori School Elementary Science Department invites you to judge in the Third to Fifth Grade Science & STEM Fair Competition! The Robert Goddard Montessori School (RGMS) in Seabrook, Maryland will be having its annual Elementary Science/STEM Fair on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. RGMS is calling for volunteers to assist in judging the projects. This is an important event that allows […]

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Hands-On, Brains-On Adventure at Share Fair Nation

Hosted at higher education institutions across the country, Share Fair Nation is a free two-part event that brings together educators, students, communities and leaders in education innovation to experience innovative methods to transform education and thrust schools into the 21st Century. Share Fair Nation Washington, DC is being held April 11, 2015 at George Washington University. There are two components – […]

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Making Moves: Freezing the Cost of Higher Education

It takes money to run a successful school. Ideology aside, it’s a business (more specifically a commercial non-profit). The ongoing goal is to maintain the highest level of academic and athletic performance while maximizing the productivity growth and profit of the school, all done at the lowest operating cost. Add to that the growing demands and rising costs of technology […]

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