Tag: STEM

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Bill Beverly sets sights on NASA career

Bill Beverly of Homewood has a goal — he wants to work for NASA. Beverly’s excitement about his future profession derives from his selection for the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars Program that gave him the opportunity recently to learn from engineers and scientists at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.

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Teens learn math and fighting fires go together

Fighting a fire with algebra? Teens at the Homewood Science Center’s “Pump It Up!” PopUp Science program found out just how much math is involved in the work of a firefighter.  On Saturday, Sept. 23, teens got a math lesson from Homewood Fire Chief Bob Grabowski.

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Hart School students learn about careers

  James Hart School seventh graders Charlie Van  Etten, right, and Solomon Crawder donned surgical  garb as past of the career fair at the school on  Feb. 24. They listen to Nicole Vlasic explain the  use of a surgical instrument. Vlasic and fellow  students Destinee Taques, left, and Stephanie  Rodriguez are in the surgical technology program  at Rasmussen[Read More…]

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Hands-on learning abounds in District 153 Smart Lab

It’s the first period of the day and the room is full of seventh graders who pair up around the computers.  Each student is creating, writing or exploring using Homewood District 153’s Smart Lab equipment. “They’re completely engaged. It’s like nothing I’ve ever seen before,” said teacher Katie Nigro, science,[Read More…]

Community invited to Tuesday’s ribbon cutting for SMART Lab

Homewood District 153 invites the community to a 6 p.m. ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 18, that will officially open the SMART Lab at James Hart School, 18220 Morgan Ave. Parents and residents will get a first-hand look between 6 and 7 p.m. at how students are using the[Read More…]

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