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Geminid Meteor Shower To Light Up Weekend Sky

If the skies are clear this weekend, you’ll have to bundle up and venture outside for a chance to view one of the best meteor showers of the year – the Geminid meteor shower.

12/12/2013

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Evolution Debate Again Engulfs Texas Board Of Ed

The Texas Board of Education has extended preliminary approval of new science textbooks, but held up one biology tome because of alleged factual errors.

11/22/2013

A student in math class. (credit: Getty Images/Christopher Furlong)

Board Of Ed Yet To Tackle Textbooks, Algebra II

The Board of Education is in for a long night, with key votes on science books and algebra II still to come.

11/21/2013

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Education Board To Vote On New Textbooks

The Board of Education is casting critical votes Thursday on new science textbooks for use statewide, and on whether Algebra II should be a required high school course.

11/21/2013

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Evolution At Issue Again In Textbook Debate

Texas is bracing for another clash over how to teach evolution, as the board of education approves new science textbooks. A final public hearing is set for Wednesday.

11/20/2013

A researcher looks at a laboratory sample under a microscope. (credit: AP Photo)

5th Graders In Aledo Taking The L.E.A.D. In Science

In this week’s real science we found several 5th graders in Aledo taking the lead. They’re striving to be the scientists of tomorrow.

CBSDFW.COM–10/07/2013

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Education Board Mulls Graduation & Textbooks

The State Board of Education is holding two potentially emotionally charged public hearings on high school graduation requirements and what science textbooks should be approved for classrooms across Texas.

09/17/2013

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Dallas Educator Shares Secrets For Finding Meaningful Employment

Janet James went through some ups and downs in her teaching career, but through persistence, has achieved a gratifying role she can smile about every day.

09/16/2013

3-D map of the Tamu Massif. (credit: IODP/Texas A&M University)

Earth’s Largest Volcano Named After The Aggies

The world’s largest volcano now bears the name of Texas A&M.

09/06/2013

Bill Nye as himself in the 1993 to 1998 television program "Bill Nye the Science Guy."

Other Parts of the Paper: False Science Ben

It’s the debut of the new character False Science Ben as Ben shoots from the hip in a conversation about Texas earthquakes and fracking.

105.3 The Fan–09/03/2013

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SMU’s STEMPREP Project Empowers Teen Scientists

Dressed in lab coats and peering intently into microscopes, the teenage scientists are already gaining critical skills—skills that camp sponsors hope will one day translate into science, technology and medical careers.

07/25/2013

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SMU Hosts Engineering Camp

Greg Needel said that it is his job to inspire students to see the fun side of his favorite subject — especially girls, who notoriously shy away from science and math careers.

07/23/2013

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