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    Teaching Science

    The projects that make science come alive for students. More >

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    Water

    We asked Rita Cooper, a student at the University of Maine at Orono how she decided to go into civil engineering. More >

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    Mathematics

    From curiosity to a career teaching mathematics… More >

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    Programming

    The path to computer science started with a website competition More >

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    Medicine

    “Medicine was intriguing,” and the decider was the opportunity to both play and do science More >

  • Beside Trout Brook in Baxter State Park Nature

    I write this beside Trout Brook in Baxter State Park, where I come again and… More >

  • In my father’s shoes

    Math

    Thinking back on my childhood, many things come to mind that sparked my interest in… More >

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    Boatbuilding

    We asked Shane Hall, director of the Compass Project in Portland, about moments that made… More >

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    Science

    We asked Helen Roberts, a senior at the Maine School of Science and Mathematics, to… More >

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    Cancer Research

    Matthew Hibbs, a computational biologist and associate professor at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor,… More >

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    Sparks

    We asked Steve DeAngelis, a physics teacher at Maranacook Community High School, what got him… More >

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    Math

    We asked Seth Hawksley, a sixth-grader and 4-H member, how he uses science and math… More >