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International Space Elevator Conference Coming to Museum of Flight

Going up? The Museum of Flight hosts the 2012 International Space Elevator Conference on August 25 – 27, with hands on activities, art projects and real live scientists!

08/17/2012

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WA Students Beat National Average in Science

Washington eighth graders did better than the national average on a science test that is given to kids across the country.

05/11/2012

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Nonprofit WA STEM Celebrates Progress

A campaign to help Washington kids go from fearing — and sometimes flunking — math and science to embracing careers that require technical skills is celebrating its first anniversary this week. So far, nonprofit Washington STEM has given out $3 million for programs that will reach about 16,000 children around the state, and is reporting modest, but measurable progress.

05/01/2012

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Guide to Seattle Area Summer Camps for Kids

Time to start thinking about summer, and where the kids will be. If you have an athlete, an artist, a scientist or a gamer, there’s a camp for your child in Puget Sound!

04/03/2012

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Seattle Preparing For Killer Quake

As Japan rebuilds, American scientists are examining the data from the disaster and found some parallels close to home. For the Pacific Northwest, the question isn’t if a giant earthquake could happen, but when.

03/15/2012

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Biologists Plan To Tag Puget Sound Orcas

Biologists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Service in Seattle plan to attach tiny satellite devices on Puget Sound’s endangered orcas to help better understand where they go during winter. But some whale experts worry the tags — about the size of a 9-volt battery with two darts — could injure the orcas.

CBS Seattle–01/25/2012

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And Baby Makes — 89

A new baby orca has been spotted in a pod that lives in Puget Sound!

12/21/2011

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School’s Out! Winter Break Activities for Kids in Seattle

Don’t just let your kids’ brains turn to mush over Winter Break…. Let them experience a fun and exciting exploration into space, the arts, history or nature! And pssst…. they’ll be having so much fun, they won’t know they’re learning!

12/12/2011

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Seal Found Skinned, Beheaded on Washington Beach

PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. (CBS Seattle) – A gruesome discovery was made on a Washington beach last week. A baby seal was found beheaded and skinned at Fort Worden State Park, according to the Peninsula Daily […]

10/04/2011

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Best of Summer Camps for Kids

Whether your child is a gardener, cook, athlete, scientist or thespian, or would like to be, here are some great summer camp options you might not know about.

05/16/2011

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