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Career Spotlight: Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Graduate Student

Science | May 14, 2015

Career Spotlight: Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Graduate Student

Elijah Martin is a graduate student in Dr. Deepak Srivastava’s Lab at Gladstone Institutes where he studies how the heart develops.

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Free Running in Baltimore [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Arts in the Community | May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Free Running in Baltimore [Youth-Produced Short Film]

In this short film it is apparent that free running is more than just a pastime for a young Baltimore native. This video was an official selection of BAYMN FEST 2014. BAYMN FEST is an interactive showcase of media produced by youth ages 12-24 sponsored by Hive Bay Area.

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Students Discuss the Effect of Pop Culture on Feminism

Arts | May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Discuss the Effect of Pop Culture on Feminism

Feminism is a term that represents the equality of all people regardless of gender. Read what students had to say about how women of color, such as Beyoncé—who identify as modern feminists— are changing the landscape of pop culture today.

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Would You Eat Insects?

Do Now | May 12, 2015 | 63 Comments

Would You Eat Insects?

The California drought is bringing increased attention to resource use in agriculture–not only within the state, but around the world. With a growing global population, use of land and water resources will have to change to meet future demand for animal protein. Would you eat insects as part of a sustainable, earth-friendly diet?

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What Mandatory Water Cuts in Cities throughout California Look Like, in Three Interactive Maps

News & Civics | May 11, 2015

What Mandatory Water Cuts in Cities throughout California Look Like, in Three Interactive Maps

Three interactive maps of California’s unprecedented mandatory water cuts.

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Should Teachers Get Paid More Money?

Do Now | May 8, 2015 | 36 Comments

Should Teachers Get Paid More Money?

Teaching is by no measure an easy job. The hours are long, the demands are high, the working conditions are often challenging … and the pay? Let’s just say, you don’t go into teaching for the money. Should teachers earn more money?

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Students Weigh in on School Safety and Disaster Preparation

Civics in the Community | May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Weigh in on School Safety and Disaster Preparation

School districts around the US have been trying to figure out how to keep children safe. Read whether students feel safe at school and if their schools are prepared for disasters.

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East Side Alliance Teacher Appreciation Week Bash Prize Drawing!

Events | May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

East Side Alliance Teacher Appreciation Week Bash Prize Drawing!

• Register for The East Side Alliance Teacher Appreciation Bash online between April, 20 and May, 8 5:30 pm PST • OR in person at KQED’s East Side Alliance Teacher Appreciation Bash (the Bash) on Friday, May 8 To be entered in a random drawing to win one of two (2) prizes! The Rules (Short […]

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Bending Light with a New Kind of Microscope

Science | May 7, 2015

Bending Light with a New Kind of Microscope

Learn how microscopes work by using lenses to bend light to magnify objects.

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Teacher Feature: Plant Cells, a 3D Printer and PBS LearningMedia

General | May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Plant Cells, a 3D Printer and PBS LearningMedia

Amanda Haughs teaches fifth grade at Forest Hill Elementary in San Jose, California. She is passionate about finding the tool, strategy or subject that each student needs in order to feel inspired and motivated to learn. Amanda recently used PBS LearningMedia and a 3D printer to teach plant and animal cells. Share your PBS LearningMedia stories here.

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