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GUEST COMMENTARY: Hoosiers need to get behind STEM education

GUEST COMMENTARY: Hoosiers need to get behind STEM education

Indiana has struggled to recover from the Great Recession.

April 08, 2014 12:00 am
Lake County youth experience 4-H National Youth Science Day

Lake County youth experience 4-H National Youth Science Day

GARY | Students at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy joined millions of young people across the nation to become scientists for the day during the sixth annual 4-H National Youth Science Day.

November 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Duneland Education Foundation awards grant to ‘eggs’pand science program

Duneland Education Foundation awards grant to ‘eggs’pand science program

CHESTERTON | The Bailly Elementary third-grade teaching team, composed of Mindy Balhoff, Sandy Campbell, Deanna Heslin and Mary Ann Martin, requested and received a grant project from the Duneland Education Foundation this school year.

September 21, 2013 5:15 pm

South Holland school opens new Science Discovery Lab

SOUTH HOLLAND | Christ Our Savior Catholic School math and science teacher Kevin McMillen officially opened the school’s new Science Discovery Lab at a ribbon cutting ceremony held at the Family Back-to-School BBQ on Aug. 23.

September 11, 2013 12:00 am

Marian Catholic to host Accelerated Weekend experience

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Marian Catholic High School is offering a unique learning opportunity for academically talented students in fifth through eighth grade.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
High schoolers demonstrate the wonders of science for younger students

High schoolers demonstrate the wonders of science for younger students

LANSING | Illiana Christian High School students conducted various science experiments for area junior high schoolers during a fair at the school on Thursday.

May 25, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Stimulating science

Stimulating science

Stephan Buitter and Jon DeVries demonstrate gases and the properties of dry ice as it flows on the floor of the stage at the Illiana Christian High School. Advanced placement science students performed wacky science experiments in front of middle school students from Crown Point Christian an…

May 25, 2013 12:00 am
Stimulating science

Stimulating science

With the lights out in the auditorium at Illiana Christian High School, students Jeongmin Lee and Kristen Kamp pour a final solution into the tube to create Cold Light Luminol. Students from Crown Point Christian and Highland Christian schools were invited to watch the Weird Science Show on …

May 25, 2013 12:00 am
Dr. K. Doshi M.D. of Munster Medical Acupuncture and Wellness Clinic

Dr. K. Doshi M.D. of Munster Medical Acupuncture and Wellness Clinic

Dr. K. Doshi, of Munster Medical Acupuncture and Wellness Clinic, is a board certified anesthesiologist practicing in Northwest Indiana for 25 years and now trained in medical acupuncture from UCLA Helms Medical Institute.

December 19, 2012 12:00 am
Ooey, gooey program at Chicago Heights library

Ooey, gooey program at Chicago Heights library

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | In mid-October, the Chicago Heights Public Library hosted its STEM Club program, which stands for science, technology, engineering and math.

December 03, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Ooey, gooey program at Chicago Heights library

Ooey, gooey program at Chicago Heights library

Instructor Ray Rubio, of Chicago Heights, teaches young patrons of the city's library how to make Oobleck. Oobleck is a mixture of corn starch and water. It is a liquid until pressure is applied, then it's a solid.

December 03, 2012 12:00 am
 Ooey, gooey program at Chicago Heights library

Ooey, gooey program at Chicago Heights library

Joanna Martinez, of Chicago Heights, makes Oobleck at the city's library.

December 03, 2012 12:00 am
Young Einstein

Young Einstein

 Nasira Watts, of Reavis Elementary School, with her science fair project.

March 11, 2012 12:00 am
Young Einstein

Young Einstein

LANSING | Reavis Elementary fifth-grader Nasira Watts smiles in front of her project at the Lansing Area Science Fair on Feb. 25.

March 11, 2012 12:00 am
D.148, League of Women Voters honor junior high science fair winners

D.148, League of Women Voters honor junior high science fair winners

Dolton West Elementary District 148's top seventh-grade science fair project winners will be among those participating in the Regional Science Fair on Saturday in Aurora.

March 08, 2012 7:30 pm Photos

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D.148, League of Women Voters honor junior high science fair winners

D.148, League of Women Voters honor junior high science fair winners

At its Feb. 23 meeting, the Dolton West Elementary District 148 School Board, along with representatives of the Dolton-Harvey-Riverdale League of Women Voters, honored the student creators of this year's top seventh-grade science fair projects. Pictured, back row from left, are LWV Co-Presid…

March 08, 2012 12:00 am
D.148, League of Women Voters honor junior high science fair winners

D.148, League of Women Voters honor junior high science fair winners

Each of Dolton West Elementary District 148's junior high school science fair winners gave presentations on their projects during the February School Board meeting. Pictured, from left, are Jemontay Gardner, of Lincoln Junior High School; Derrick Love, of Washington Junior High School, and T…

March 08, 2012 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Polar explorers overlook the land of in between

DOUG ROSS: Polar explorers overlook the land of in between

The Indiana Senate is considering a bill that would allow Indiana schools to teach creationism as science. This has had the effect of cleaving Hoosiers into two groups: fundamentalist Christian or heathen.

January 31, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Encourage your daughter to reach for the stars

GUEST COMMENTARY: Encourage your daughter to reach for the stars

Bringing your adolescent or teen daughter to "Reaching for the Stars" at Star Plaza Theater on the evening of April 12 will trigger "the talk." No, not that talk. We want you to engage her in a conversation about dreams, goals and just how far a girl can go with an education in the STEM (sci…

April 05, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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