These olympic track and field events show of how science can be observed in sports! Check out these simple activities with household objects for kids' STEM! From jumping to throwing objects, kids can observe, graph and measure, putting their science and math skills to the test while having FUN!
Date of Coverage: 24 February-14 Chemistry Without Women - “It happened again – another major theoretical chemistry conference features an all-male program.” That’s the opening to a new petition calling for the boycott of the 2015 International Congress of Quantum Chemistry conference in Beijing. The petition has attracted lots of support and highlighted what many see as the persistent, if unintentional, sexism in academe and in the physical sciences in particular. #womeninscience
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Usain Bolt may have been the only athlete who upstaged swimmer Michael Phelps in the recent Beijing Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter surprisingly set two individual world records in the 100 and 200 meters and was part of a 4×100 relay world record Jamaican team.