#STEM education and inspiration for the next generation.
WATCH: @UCSD ExtensionAsst Dean Morgan Appel talks with @vosdscott @voiceofsandiego about how Extension is supporting #remotelearning : “It’s all about providing a viable framework to help #teachers do their best teaching and do it in a different way”:
At this summer’s Sally Ride Science Junior Academy, Nicole Yen taught ocean science & Trevor Stine taught sustainable design. When #SRSJA classes moved online, both instructors found creative ways to connect with students & keep them involved: #LearnAtHome
Engineering professor Olivia Graeve@UCSanDiego has received Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics & #Engineering #Mentoring . She is director of @UCSDIdea @UCSDJacobs & a champion of research ties across US-Mexico border. Profile: #STEM
Congratulations to Italy's Samantha Cristoforetti! She has set a new record for longest stay in space by a woman.
Teacher Christa McAuliffe, who died in shuttle Challenger disaster in 1986, had planned to conduct several science lessons in space. Now and have completed 4 of her lessons and made them available to educators: #STEM #WomenInSTEM
As the first woman to work in #NASA ’s Mission Control, Frances "Poppy" Northcutt endured harassment and pay discrimination. Her experiences prompted a lifetime of activism. @HoustonChron #WomenInScience #WomenInSTEM