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Will.I.Am on Making Tech the New Celebrity

Will.I.Am is one member of the pop group The Black Eyed Peas. He’s also a business star in the technology field. Intel Corp. appointed him director of creative innovation a couple of years ago. He...

January 4, 2013

Tech Thursday: See the Space Station from Your City

The International Space Station (ISS) has had crew continuously onboard for 12 years. To commemorate the occasion and get everyone else in on the celebration, too, NASA has created a web app that...

December 12, 2012

Geminid Meteor Shower This Week

The Geminid meteor shower has given a remarkable annual display around mid-December every year since it was first noticed in 1830. While the meteor shower will be visible from December 10-16, the...

December 11, 2012

Mars Rover Virtual Field Trip

Discovery Education is bringing us a new virtual field trip, Journey to the Extreme: Your VIP Pass to Mars. This time, they’re heading to space to explore the Mars rover, Curiosity, and its journey...

December 11, 2012

Fast Forward: Interview with the Executive Producer

Dave Drabik is the Executive Producer/ Director for GPB's STEM career project Fast Forward. In the interview below, Dave shares about his experiences working on the Fast Forward project as well as...

December 5, 2012

The Future Files

This month, GPB aired an original production highlighting STEM advancements around the state, The Future Files. This exciting, new series looks at the future of science, technology and medicine in a...

November 30, 2012

Tech Thursday: Math Chimp

The beauty of the website Math Chimp is that it’s a one stop repository of math videos, games and worksheets, all aligned to the Common Core standards. Many sites boast a common core connection. But...

November 29, 2012

Connecting Students to STEM Careers

Do you have a student who spends recess searching out bugs on the playground? While it may be atypical playground behavior, it could also be a great opportunity to plug a little career education....

November 27, 2012

Tech Thursday: There’s an App for the Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Picture this: taking your students on a field trip to the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, telling them to whip out their smartphones and tablets on which they will get a personalized guided tour...

November 15, 2012

New-to-You Sea Sponge

A new sea sponge was originally discovered off the California coast back in 2000 with an unmanned exploration vehicle. Scientists have since been back to further investigate the creature, its...

November 14, 2012

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