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Effects of Introducing STEM Education Early On

Science research has suggested that quality STEM experiences in pre-k to 3rd grade has great results. It was able to offer a strong foundation for learning about these areas in ways that help these kids later on in their educational career. This is according to the Community for Advancing Discovery Research…
Daniela Zapata
January 24, 2019
TechnologyWomen Matter

Irene Loilot-Curie and Gender Equality

Throughout the years women have fought hard for gender equality. This is one the the most crucial discussions we are having as a society today. It takes courageous women to break barriers and fight for the love of science. Women like Irene Joliot-Curie have paved the way for women throughout…
Daniela Zapata
September 12, 2018

A Brief History of the Endangered Species Act

The Endangered Species Act: The ESA was passed in 1973 with the goal of protecting and recovering populations of species in danger of extinction, as well as the habitats in which they live. Five threat factors are listed in Section 4(a) of the act as qualifications for listing: (A) the…
August 29, 2018

How Boyan Slat is Changing Our Ocean

Between California and Hawaii resides the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This part of the ocean is home to more than five trillion pieces of plastic, thats easily a sixth of the U.S. With so much garbage already thrown in, its a mystery as to why someone hasn't done something about…
Daniela Zapata
August 10, 2018

Signs of Bullying And Ways to Prevent It

The effort to prevent bullying has increased significantly throughout the years. Many schools have adopted the anti-bullying strategies and really cracked down on the matter. Many social media influencers have spoken up about it and promoted the anti-bullying movement. Companies like Instagram and twitter have made great strides to prevent…
Daniela Zapata
July 27, 2018

Facing Education in Urban Schools

In urban public schools, many students and their families are living with severe economic disadvantages. There is more than 68% of students receiving free or reduced lunch in high-poverty public schools. The conversations about the increased challenges facing students in these areas need to focus on the fact that these…
Daniela Zapata
June 29, 2018

Net Neutrality & Innovation

On December 14th, the Republican-majority Federal Communications Commission (FCC), led by Donald Trump appointee, Ajit Pai (the former top lawyer and lobbyist for Verizon), will likely vote to repeal the Obama-era rules that ensure the net neutrality we currently have in America is held in place.  Net neutrality means all…
Jay Scott Sadler
November 27, 2017