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STEM and St. Louis collide in upcoming Free event
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Join us on Jan. 27 for the St. Louis Raspberry Pi Jam
STEM and St. Louis collide in upcoming Free event, Roots & Shoots January, Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) are also four inherent interests we have at a young age, even, they are equally fundamental. STEM programs are diverse, spanning circuitry with Chibitronics (electronic stickers), hands-on coding, robotics, and computing with low-cost Raspberry Pi’s. STEM activities are a way, and developing fundamental critical thinking skills. St. Louis is filled with STEM-focused programs
Inaugural STEM Day Event at Jury Elementary School, Florissant, MO
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Guest blogger, Ruth Kaggwa, PhD., Science Education & Outreach, highlights STEM Volunteer Opportunity with Students
Inaugural STEM Day Event at Jury Elementary School, Florissant, MO, Roots & Shoots’ May Guest, the inaugural Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) with a goal to engage, inspire, enrich and improve learning, knowledge and future career aspirations in the STEM field for the students. Danforth Center scientists creatively developed, prepared and presented STEM-themed activities, Edele from the Plant Growth Facility. The fun STEM activities covered a wide variety of topics
Danforth Center's Maker Group Hosts Free STEM Event
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Join the Danforth Center's Maker Group on Saturday, October 3 from 1 P.M. – 5 P.M. for the second Raspberry Pi Jam! This free event is open to all ages, families, engineers, science and robot enthusiasts, and educators.
Danforth Center's Maker Group Hosts Free STEM Event, ST. LOUIS, MO – The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center’s Maker Group will host their second St. Louis Raspberry Pi Jam, an interactive community event on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 1 P.M. - 5 P.M. This free event is open to all ages, families, engineers, science and robot enthusiasts, and educators. During the STEM event, demonstrations and activities by local makers and robotic groups will showcase and explore the use of Raspberry
Danforth Center’s Maker Group Receives Funding to Support Local STEM Outreach
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The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center’s Maker Group has received a grant from the Raspberry Pi Foundation to engage local educators in the St. Louis region to develop an educational package that introduces students to electronics, plant science and computing.
Danforth Center’s Maker Group Receives Funding to Support Local STEM Outreach, The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center’s Maker Group has received a one year, $13,195 grant from the Raspberry Pi Foundation to engage local educators in the St. Louis region to develop an educational package that introduces students to electronics, plant science and computing. A portion of the funds will support, kits that promote the integration of computing in STEM fields through inquiry-based and active learning
Balloons Take STEM Education Above and Beyond
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HAB.education co-founder, Dustin Mayfield-Jones discusses high altitude balloons and the potential impact they could have on field data collection. 
Balloons Take STEM Education Above and Beyond, Guest blogger Dustin Mayfield-Jones, senior laboratory technician in Tom Brutnell's Lab, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Institute for Renewable Fuels at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center discusses his maker project, Hab.education. HAB.education is a voluntary group of professional computer scientists, educators and students interested in learning with high altitude balloons (HABs). We are currently developing lessons to break down
(St. Louis Business Journal) Helix Center startup licenses tech from Danforth Center
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Edison Agrosciences has licensed tech from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to aid in the biotech company's development of natural rubber.
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The Research Experience for Undergraduates
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THE DANFORTH CENTER HAS HOSTED 285 INTERNS 87% ARE WORKING IN STEM CAREERS OR PURSUING IN STEM to broad research areas including bioinformatics, minority groups. • A recent survey shows 87% of former interns are working in a STEM career or pursuing an advanced degree in STEM. • From 2009-2015, 15 out of 188 interns received the prestigious NSF
(HEC-TV, Higher Education Channel) Danforth Center's Maker Movement: Plants, Robots & High Altitude Balloons
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A robotically controlled growth facility, the Bellweather Phenotyper, inspired scientists at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to create less expensive versions for their individual labs. Sixty percent of the scientists now participate in a Maker Group, where they acquire skills to build instruments designed for their own research. One scientist, Dustin Mayfield-Jones took his skills to new heights in adventures with high altitude balloons. 
ballooning as part of STEM education. See Video here, (Collection), (Collection)
(St. Louis Public Radio) Danforth Center Collaborative Research Project Aims to Reduce Hunger in Developing World | Part 1
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In many parts of East and Central Africa, farmers are experiencing declining yields of cassava due to brown streak virus, a plant disease that can render a crop inedible.
(St. Louis Public Radio) Danforth Center Collaborative Research Project Aims to Reduce Hunger in Developing World | Part 1, As botanist Nigel Taylor moves through a greenhouse kept to 90 degrees Fahrenheit and 80 percent humidity, he checks the stems of young, potted cassava plants. “You can see it there, OK?” Taylor said, pulling one forward. “We’re getting lesions on the stem, this plant’s quite badly infected.” Call it manioc, tapioca or cassava — this starchy, tropical tuber feeds
(The-Scientist.com) News in a nutshell
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Fukushima update; antidepressants probed; money for nutritionally-enhanced crops This week's news includes an update on the situation at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, a new understanding of antidepressant action, more money for genetically-enha ...
will now be able to use this novel stem cell system to model psychiatric illnesses in the laboratory, tissue may spontaneously revert to a stem-cell-like state. The findings, never before observed, Weinberg, a founding member of MIT's Whitehead Institute. "It may be that if one eliminates the cancer stem, non-stem tumor cells will generate new cancer stem cells through spontaneous de-differentiation