There are two separate rovers traversing Mars this instant. It took many people and thousands of parts (many of them made of titanium) to build these rovers. In this episode of STEM in 30, we explore the construction of the Mars rovers as well as the science that is being done 140 million miles away on the Red Planet.
These Natomas Unified School District’s Parent University video clips cover topics ranging from: The important milestones in a Pre Kindergarten student’s life, why should students attend Pre Kindergarten classes, and why attendance in Pre Kindergarten classes matters to your child’s success in High School.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live and work in space? Find out what it's like in this downlink by STEM in 30. In conjunction with Future Engineers students talked with NASA astronaut Dr. Serena Auñón-Chancellor about 3D printing, and what it's like to be on the International Space Station.
Sacramento City Unified School District has launched an elementary sports program that will serve over 22,000 children participating in sports throughout the year at all elementary schools. The new sports program is good for kids and will also boost student attendance rates. Kids will have the opportunity to play flag football in the fall, basketball in the spring, or participate in a running program that runs year-round.
As the climate changes, many early signs will appear on the ocean shores. This film takes us to Olympic National Park’s wild coast and follows marine ecologist Dr. Steve Fradkin as he studies the changing rocky intertidal zone.
The innovation of the integrated circuit has revolutionized the kind of electronics that we can build and allows us to make cooler gadgets to lead high-tech lives. Inside cell phones, computers, watches, and even cars, electronic circuits help process, store, and share information. By examining the manufacturing process, students learn how complicated and precise electronic circuits have become.
The String Project provides group lessons in violin and cello for children taught by the dedicated and talented CSUS School of Music undergraduate and graduate teachers. Friends and families enjoyed a concert by the students of the String Project.
Since stem cells were first cultured from human embryos in 1998, the ethical considerations surrounding this technology have been widely debated, leading to establishment of limits on how this research is conducted and funded. Learn more about these scientific advances, the implications of these discoveries for human health, and consider how ethical norms can best be integrated into research and practice.
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