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After School Media Making: Four Resource Collections for Bridging the Bay

Events | January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

After School Media Making: Four Resource Collections for Bridging the Bay

Join KQED at Bridging the Bay After School Conference on Saturday, January 31st in Oakland. The Bridging the Bay Conference brings together over 500 after school professionals from seven Bay Area counties for two days of learning, networking, and collaboration. The conference is designed to support the implementation of a shared vision of quality.  KQED […]

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Full STEAM Ahead: Designing for Learning-  Bay Area STEAM Colloquium

Events | January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Full STEAM Ahead: Designing for Learning- Bay Area STEAM Colloquium

Join KQED at the STEAM Colloquium this Friday, January 30th in San Ramon.

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California School Library Association 2015 Centennial Celebration Conference

Events | January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

California School Library Association 2015 Centennial Celebration Conference

KQED is proud to sponsor the California School Library Association 2015 Centennial Celebration Conference taking place in Burlingame from February 5- 8, 2015.

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Career Spotlight: Earth System Scientist and Terrestrial Ecologist

Science | January 28, 2015

Career Spotlight: Earth System Scientist and Terrestrial Ecologist

Meet Jennifer Holm, an Earth system scientist and terrestrial ecologist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She uses climate models to study how forests are changing as a result of climate change and how that may impact the future climate.

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Why Does Diversity in Film Matter?

Arts | January 27, 2015 | 12 Comments

Why Does Diversity in Film Matter?

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #DoNowOscar For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now Why does diversity in film matter? Is diversity in films and other forms of entertainment important […]

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Is It Ethical to Colonize Mars? Students Weigh In

Community Created Content | January 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Is It Ethical to Colonize Mars? Students Weigh In

Last month students were asked whether or not it is ethical to colonize Mars via the Mars One mission. In the year 2024, four individuals will leave Earth on a one-way trip to Mars. Every two years after that, four more individuals will join them, beginning the colonization of Mars. Research shows that Mars has […]

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How Do We Stop Terrorism?

Do Now | January 23, 2015 | 287 Comments

How Do We Stop Terrorism?

As terrorist groups change, grow and new ones are created, how can the West defend itself? It’s a complicated landscape that is stretching intelligence and military forces and leaves us asking, “How can we stop terrorism?”

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The Last Leaf [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Arts in the Community | January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Last Leaf [Youth-Produced Short Film]

An animation that follows the plight of a few small creatures. 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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More Than a Month: Three Resources for Exploring Cultural Acknowledgement

General | January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

More Than a Month: Three Resources for Exploring Cultural Acknowledgement

Let PBS LearningMedia help you prepare for Black History Month with an outstanding collection of resources. Begin with a briefing on the origins of this cultural heritage month with About Black History Month, a resource from the U.S. Department of State. Then dive into the history of the African American experience with classroom ready resources […]

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A Half-Century After March on Washington, Would Martin Luther King Be Satisfied?

News & Civics | January 21, 2015

A Half-Century After March on Washington, Would Martin Luther King Be Satisfied?

On August 28, 2013, thousands gathered on the National Mall to commemorate the 1963 march and the tremendous impact it had. Some of the featured speakers, though, noted that many of the demands have still not been met, particularly along economic lines.

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