Science And Technology
SPRINGFIELD | On May 7, three Memorial Junior High students traveled from Lansing to Springfield to display their robotics creations at this year's TECH 2013 conference.
Scientists are developing bio-engineered organs, water was discovered on Mars, and a man jumped from 24 miles in the stratosphere back to Earth. Science and discovery are peaking; science and discovery are, put simply, American.
SOUTH HOLLAND | State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, is partnering with the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy and the Jones Foundation Inc. to host a math and science summer camp called Kidsplorations in Energy for fifth- through seventh-graders Monday to Aug. 3, a news release states.
Today's scheduled launch of SpaceX Dragon will feature student experiments designed by teams from two local schools.
SAUK VILLAGE | Chris Christopher likes learning about science.
CHICAGO | It's National Nuclear Science Week, an event so obscure that not even many serious students of science know much about it.
Becky Manis' passion for science takes flight in her position as the new executive director of Challenger Learning Center on the campus of Purdue University Calumet in Hammond.
GARY | Indiana University Northwest will host a free workshop for individuals interested in coaching a FIRST Lego League Team. The workshop is set for 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 22 in the John W. Anderson Library Conference Center.
Annie Ostojic, 8, won first place for her grade level in the Hoosier Science and Engineering Fair held April 2 in Bloomington.
DOLTON | Dolton West Elementary District 148 students earned first and second place honors during this year's regional science fair.
GARY | A total of 115 student scientists from 22 Lake County schools demonstrated their science and engineering expertise to judges earlier this month at the 55th Calumet Regional Science Fair and Associated Art Exhibit at Indiana University Northwest.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. | Applications are now being accepted through March 31 for the United States Naval Academy Summer Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Program.
GARY | A total of 28 students at Longfellow Elementary School, 4500 Calhoun St., recently participated in the Cargill 4-H SET Club, meeting after school for hands-on learning about science, engineering and technology.
Kayla Serrano, a student at Gary's Longfellow Elementary School, studies protein coagulation by making her own mozzarella cheese at a Cargill 4-H SET Club meeting. SET is a program to enhance science, engineering and technology studies at the school.
CEDAR LAKE | The Town Complex parkland on Constitution Avenue is no place for a cell phone tower, residents told the Town Council during a work session on the project Tuesday night.
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