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Saint Gertrude High School All-Girls Robotics Team Builds Robot to Travel the World

Saint Gertrude High School’s all-girl robotics team has built a robot that walks, talks, hands out business cards and collapses easily into a suitcase. “Ellie” is the name of SGHS’ fabulous female robot that will premiere at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 6-9 and then travel between Germany, France and the US.

One School + One Book = One Cool STEAM Challenge

STEM becomes STEAM when you add the ARTS to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Robious Elementary School in Chesterfield County engages their students in a fun interdisciplinary program that teaches STEAM principles and combines them with Reading. This is the second year that they have participated in “One School, One Book,” which immerses students in a special book and many interactive and interdisciplinary activities in the classroom.

Question Your World: Who’s Helping Address Climate Change?

In an ever changing world, better understanding the impacts of our climate is vastly important for all life on Earth. Energy consumption is one of the most important topics for our growing population. As more energy is used, we put more CO2 into our atmosphere thus drastically altering the natural cycles of our climate. So, let’s ask today's big question: Who’s helping address climate change? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to learn more.

Question Your World: What Are The Numbers Behind Thanksgiving?

Every November millions of Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. Since we are obviously big fans of science and math, this is a great opportunity to look at some of the numbers behind the big holiday. After all, metric accounting is a great way to answer today’s big question: What are the numbers behind Thanksgiving? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to learn more.

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