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Telling stories through music with the NC Symphony

Mary Boone, assistant principal flute with the North Carolina Symphony, had a very important request for the group of preschoolers...

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Celebrating wonder with NC Science Olympiad

Dylan and Mason of Heritage Middle School in Wake Forest are waiting patiently with their self-made rocket comprised of plastic...

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Perspective | A new school year, a hurricane, a lesson in giving

The school year began and students in Mrs. McDavid’s eighth grade English and language arts class at Jones Middle School...

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Perspective | They’re learning to sail — and protect the environment

For 10 weeks this summer, when a fleet of small boats sails off from Washington, North Carolina, into the Pamlico...

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Perspective | Energizing opportunities for students with disabilities in STEM

Catalyst: Creating Opportunities in STEM for Students with Disabilities is a program that I started four years ago to provide...

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Eastern N.C. teachers explore animal waste-to-energy trend in their own backyard

“I didn’t know much about this technology even though I live in this county!” exclaimed one teacher as she stepped...

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Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest screens at Marbles IMAX

On Saturday, Marbles IMAX hosted a special showing of “Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest” in their downtown Raleigh theater. The 3D...

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An occasion to celebrate girls in STEM

Last Tuesday, the N.C. Association for Public Charter Schools hosted the Celebrating Girls in STEM Showcase. The event, which took...

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Wake County student research gets a spotlight at STEMposium

Last Tuesday, more than 150 students and teachers from Wake County Public Schools showcased their research at Wake Ed Partnership’s...

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The state championship, robotics style

Earlier this month, the top 32 robotics teams in North Carolina convened for a weekend at the Gilbert Craig Gore...

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STEM in the Park’s SciFest brings 150 students to real-world science

Earlier this month, 150 middle and high school students from Chatham, Edgecombe, and Wake counties joined STEM in the Park...

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Photo story: Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s STEM open house

Last Thursday, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (RCCC) hosted their eighth annual STEM open house at their research campus in Kannapolis. The...