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Bridging the Gap 2015

Jan 12 2016

Media coverage, extensive NIH participation mark fourth annual NCABR STEM conference NCABR’s fourth annual Bridging the Gap: Uniting North Carolina K-16 STEM Education conference attracted media attention and included extensive participation from NIH – both firsts for the program series. The conference, held October 27-28 at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center in Raleigh, drew 377 […]

Upcoming Programs: Three I’s & Biosecurity Conference

Jan 12 2016

“Creating Connections, Sharing Solutions, Building Strategies” are all components of the Three I’s & Biosecurity conference that will be held April 13-15 at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill. The event will address the emerging and complex challenges that touch the IACUC, IBC and IRB communities — issues relating to nanotechnology, CRISPR technology, importing/exporting and […]

Upcoming Programs: FoodMASTER

Jan 12 2016

Using food as a tool to teach hands-on, minds-on science to 7th and 8th graders is the focus of the FoodMASTER Middle Science Rx for Science Literacy teacher training workshop Feb. 26 at the Laupus Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. The workshop runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rx for Science Literacy has partnered with FoodMASTER, […]

Upcoming Programs: Evolution & Medicine

Jan 12 2016

A March Rx for Science Literacy workshop will introduce teachers in grades 9-12 to a curriculum that allows students to explore evolutionary principles and learn how evolution informs human health, biomedical problems and disease treatment. The Evolution & Medicine workshop is March 1, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Duke University’s Hock Plaza Auditorium. Click […]

Recent Activities

Jan 12 2016

In addition to the Bridging the Gap conference, NCABR has been involved in a number of activities in recent months involving companies, academic institutions, teachers, nonprofits and others to provide opportunities to improve science literacy and STEM education in North Carolina. Healthy Children-Healthy World Nineteen teachers participated in The Healthy Children-Healthy World Rx for Science […]