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Homeschool Days: Things that Go VROOM: Rockets, Jets, and other Fast Vehicles

Homeschool Science is a self-paced, hands-on program for students to learn about Marines and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). This month’s homeschool focus will be on potential and kinetic energy and Newton’s Three Laws of Motion. Classes on Dec. 4 and Dec. 5. Curriculum will be available for all grade levels, all ages are welcome!  For more information, contact Laura …

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Vaughan Elementary Saturday STEM Program

Vaughan Elementary, Saturday STEM

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Vaughan Elementary School recently wrapped up its first fall Saturday STEM program, which ran each week from Oct. 22 through Nov. 17. The program, for third- through fifth-grade students, came to Vaughan with help from Potomac Valley Church. Volunteers from the local church worked with PWCS teacher Arica Payne to develop lesson plans …

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Students Find Professional Passion Through CTE Program

By Ashley Claire Simpson “If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.” This is advice we’ve all heard and hope to follow. And, perhaps, more of us would be doing what we loved had we started thinking strategically about our passions when we were kids. This is the philosophy of Doug Wright, the supervisor …

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Hampton Middle School Volunteers Provide Backpacks to Students

Hampton Middle School, backpacks,

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Volunteers at Hampton Middle School provided backpacks for 250 students at the start of the school year. The students are still smiling about the new backpacks they received during their school’s family backpack giveaway. Eighth-grader Nicholas Casis spoke at the Oct. 3 School Board meeting, along with Principal Jehovani Mitchell, to thank the …

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Home School Days: Environmental Science at the Marine Corps Museum

Home School Science is a self-paced, hands-on program for students to learn about Marines and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.) Curriculum will be available for all grade levels; all ages are welcome! This program is free and open to the public.

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Home School Days: Environmental Science at the Marine Corps Museum

Home School Science is a self-paced, hands-on program for students to learn about Marines and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.) Curriculum will be available for all grade levels; all ages are welcome! This program is free and open to the public.

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Teacher with Passion for Science and Math Named Virginia Finalist for Presidential Award

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) LoriAnn Pawlik, administrative intern at Penn Elementary School, is one of four Virginia finalists for the 2018 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. A winner in science teaching and one in math teaching will be named. As a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) teacher at Penn, Pawlik worked with teachers …

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ACE 2018 Summer Aviation Camp

NOVA Manassas presents: Aim High! ACE the Sky Summer Academy at the 18th Annual Ace Academy! This adventurous one week camp is for students age 13-18. During the week, students participate in activities that feature STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). We also introduce youth to various careers in aviation through presentations, site visits and tours, even flying! For more information: Glenda Mickens, 703-371-2664 Karl Minter, …

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NOVA STEM Day

Provided by Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA)

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New Environmental Research and Education Complex Opens

Provided by Prince William County The brand new Potomac Science Center, an environmental research and education complex, is now officially open, and research is already being done inside the 50,000-square-foot building on the Occoquan River at Belmont Bay. The waterfront center, George Mason University’s newest facility, is home to the Potomac Environmental Research and Education Center, or PEREC, which will …

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