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3 Science Experiments To Try Outdoors With Kids This Summer

The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.

06/11/2015

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KNX On Your Corner: Discovery Science Center

It’s like something out of the “Twilight Zone”.

03/13/2015

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Extra-Curricular Programs In California Contribute To STEM Careers

California’s public school system contribute to STEM careers by offering science-centric activities through after-school programs.

03/11/2015

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SoCal-Based SpaceX Launches First-Ever Deep Space Mission For Private Company

After a pair of delays, SpaceX, the space transport company based in Hawthorne, California, successfully launched their Falcon 9 rocket Wednesday, propelling the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) deeper into space than the company had ever ventured before.

02/11/2015

In this handout provided by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), in a long exposure a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket with the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory onboard launches from Space Launch Complex 2, January 31, 2015 in Vandenberg, California. SMAP is NASA's first Earth-observing satellite designed to collect global observations of surface soil moisture and its freeze/thaw state. SMAP will provide high resolution global measurements of soil moisture from space. The data will be used to enhance scientists' understanding of the processes that link Earth's water, energy, and carbon cycles. (credit: Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

NASA’s SMAP Observatory To Improve Drought Prediction, Planning For Natural Disasters

Minutes before the sun dawned on the coast of central California on Saturday, NASA looked to the skies, and launched a critical part of its Earth Sciences mission into Low-Earth Orbit.

02/01/2015

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Discovery Cube LA Now Open In Lake View Terrace

Discovery Cube Los Angeles features 71,000 square feet of bilingual hands-on exhibits, interactive displays and educational programs in Lake View Terrace.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/13/2014

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JPL Scientists Monitor Historic Attempt To Land Spacecraft On Comet

It’s been a mission in progress for 10 years for the European Space Agency, and scientists from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena are among those watching keenly as the first-of-its-kind objective prepares to reach its apex.

11/11/2014

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For The Love Of Science

The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.

09/22/2014

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At The Frontiers Of Science

Working with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.

09/15/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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Computer Science Instead Of Math? Calif. Bill May Change College Guidelines

A Pacoima lawmaker wants to help students get into California state colleges and universities by using some computer science classes to fulfill math requirements for college admissions.

08/21/2014

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See-Through Organs Allow Researchers To See Trouble Spots Inside Body

Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease, Kidney Disease, Alzheimer’s and even some Cancers, may soon receive a tremendous enhancement after local scientists have discovered a way to make organs transparent.

08/11/2014

SeaWorld welcomes a new bundle of joy -- via a test tube. (credit: CBS)

Sea World Produces 1st ‘Test-Tube’ Penguin

The penguin started out as an egg in one of Sea World’s incubators, but has grown up like any other bird.

08/10/2014

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UCLA Hosts Event To Highlight Career Opportunities For Women In Science, Technology

Eighty female high school students from low-income, underserved schools in Los Angeles will visit UCLA Tuesday for the first-ever “Empower Her: STEMDAY”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2014

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Retired Marine Receives Cutting Edge Bionic Hand After Amputation: ‘It’s Like I Have A Hand Again’

What once seemed like science fiction is now a reality that is helping a wounded former U.S. Marine change his life.

05/20/2014

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