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D. Ripollone is a STAR member of the Discovery Educator Network

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Entries Tagged as 'Siemens STEM Academy'

Summer Experiences

September 1st, 2013 · No Comments · Advanced Space Camp, Discovery, Siemens Research, Siemens STEM Academy, STEM

RALEIGH: Cardinal Gibbons science teacher brings research experience to classroom | Raleigh | NorthRaleighNews.com. It’s amazing that this occurred a month ago. I’m still trying digest what I did this summer. I already started showing the students my experiences.

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Great Ending to a wonderful Experience

July 29th, 2013 · No Comments · Discovery, Siemens Research, Siemens STEM Academy, STEM, Teacher Ideas, Teacher Workshop

The final night proved to be amazing. During the day we had a luncheon with our sponsors. The two main sponsors were Siemens and the College Board. We meet both and introduced ourselves to them. It seems the College Board are the ones who pick the teachers to go to these experiences.  I guess I […]

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Lab and Dig Site

July 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Article, Discovery, Labs, Project, Siemens STEM Academy, Teacher Ideas, Teacher Workshop

On Friday we ended up in the lab for the whole day. Here we worked with Eirik Krogstad and Ian. The work started with us drying our samples in an oven for an hour. While that was taking place we measured out a recipe of flux and oxidizer (flux material was made of Lithium Borates […]

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Research Experience Begins

July 18th, 2013 · No Comments · Labs, Siemens STEM Academy, STEM

Before I even begin these posts, a brief introduction into the the experience would be helpful for some people. The program is supported by Siemens, Discovery, DOE and others. Two experiences took place one at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the other at Pacific Northwest Laboratory. Both at different times Oak Ridge in June and […]

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