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Middle and High School Students Embark on Global Journeys Through National Geographic Student Expeditions Program

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What better way to spend a summer than by exploring the world with National Geographic? The legendary institution has spent more than 125 years at the forefront of scientific discovery, and now it's offering middle and high school students the chance to join in on the action.

3M’s 2016 Sustainability Report

Every day, 3M innovation aims to tackle some of the world’s most pressing areas of concern. The 2016 Sustainability Report outlines 3M’s progress and commitments toward improving every life.
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As the global population marches toward 9 billion people, it is creating an even more urgent need to address sustainability challenges –from air pollution and water shortages to food safety and clean energy.
 

Girl Power Comes to STEM Education

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According to recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, women make up 47 percent of the total U.S. workforce, but are much less represented in particular science and engineering occupations. They comprise 39 percent of chemists and material scientists, 28 percent of environmental scientists and geoscientists, 16 percent of chemical engineers, and just 12 percent of civil engineers.*

Where are all the women? They are coming on strong—and starting to make their mark in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Meet the World's Leading Scientists and Adventurers During National Geographic's "Explorers Week"

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The National Geographic Society will bring together its most innovative and interesting explorers from around the world during its "Explorers Week" celebration from June 13 to 17. Through livestreams, video chats and more, the campaign will give global viewers the chance to interact with Society's leading researchers, conservationists and educators. Explorers Week coincides with the Society's annual Explorers Symposium, where top scientists deliver captivating stories of how exploration, storytelling and scientific discovery are making a difference across the globe.

National Geographic Recognizes Young Scientists, Engineers and Educators as 2016 Emerging Explorers

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The National Geographic Society has announced this year's class of Emerging Explorers, a group of scientists, conservationists and educators still early in their careers whose work is already pushing the boundaries of their chosen fields. The class consists of 13 young scientists, each of whom will receive a grant of $10,000 to support continued research and exploration.

Science Ed: What Students Want

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As part of the Amgen Foundation’s commitment to inspire the next generation of scientists, we partnered with Change the Equation to conduct a survey to better understand what motivates U.S. high school students to pursue a science education. The report, titled “Students on STEM: More Hands-on, Real-World Experiences,” shows that students want additional opportunities that will inspire them to explore careers in scientific fields, and teachers are uniquely positioned to stimulate students’ interest in STEM.

New National Survey Sheds Light on How to Better Engage Students in Science Education

American Students Want More Hands-on, Real-World Experiences. Teachers Are Critical to Inspiring a Lasting Interest in Science.
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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., and WASHINGTON, June 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Amgen Foundation and Change the Equation (CTEq) today announced results of a survey conducted to better understand what motivates U.S. high school students to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Ridgeview High School Students Show House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Their Lab Expertise

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Stepping away from his day job for a few hours, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy joined Ridgeview High School in Bakersfield on April 22nd to participate in the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) and truly see the power of hands-on learning.

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