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Curiosity Cube Helps Stoke Lowell Students' Excitement for Science

By Elizabeth Dobbins
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LOWELL -- Students at Moody Elementary School pressed virtual reality goggles up to their faces Wednesday afternoon outside the Curiosity Cube, a traveling science lab inside a shipping container.

They were in a different, much smaller, world -- the inside of a cell.

"You know what's inside of vesicles?" one of the volunteer instructors, an employee at MilliporeSigma, asked.

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Curiosity Cube Expands Employee-Taught STEM Education Program

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MilliporeSigma is the U.S. and Canadian name of the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. The company fits the profile of those that will suffer as the available pool of qualified science graduates continues to shrink. Its efforts to change that have earned MillporeSigma first place in the “Media Relations or PR Campaign” category of PR Daily’s 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards.

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Hands-on Learning

The Curiosity Cube stopped by William Ziegler Elementary School last week to give students hands-on learning about cells
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Virtual reality blood cells. Robots that follow paths colored by markers. Microscopes showing cells from different parts of the body. All that and more packed in a bright pink and lime green shipping container.

The Curiosity Cube visited William Ziegler Elementary School’s parking lot last Thursday. Students packed inside and out of the 22x10-foot shipping container to get a hands-on experience learning about cells.

Mobile Science Lab Visiting Camden To Expose Students To STEM

by Nate Sylves
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The Curiosity Cube(TM) mobile science lab recently visited Camden, New Jersey. Watch the video at CBS Philly.

Thinking Inside the Box: Mobile Science Lab Travels Through State College

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (WJAC) — Thinking inside the box: That's the goal of a mobile science lab touring through central Pennsylvania.

The Curiosity Cube toured through State College from Sept. 7 to Sept. 12. Its first stop was Centre Hall-Potter Elementary School.

Watch the video at WJAC.com

MilliporeSigma's Curiosity Cube Aims to Inspire Stem Workforce of the Future

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MilliporeSigma is trying to spark interest in science careers this week with a traveling science lab that was once a shipping container. 

The business, a life science company with facilities in Milwaukee, is visiting the community with its Curiosity Cube. The vehicle is a 22-by-10 foot retrofitted shipping container that MilliporeSigma is using to give students experiences and tools in STEM fields – that is, science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  

How to Help Your Kids not Stress About Money While They’re at School

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Sending your children off to university or college and starting the next chapter of their lives is an exciting time for both you and your kids. Whether they’re in first year or a returning student, with all of the academic stress they’ll be facing, the last thing you want is for your child to worry about running out of money during the year.

Disney Invests in Employees’ Futures with Unprecedented Education Program

Disney Aspire is the most comprehensive program of its kind, offering hourly employees a wide array of disciplines and diplomas—with tuition paid upfront.
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BURBANK, Calif, September 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In January of this year, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced an initial $50 million investment in a new and ongoing education initiative aimed specifically at The Walt Disney Company’s hourly workforce. “I have always believed that education is the key to opportunity,” he said. “It opens doors and creates new possibilities.”

Scotiabank Celebrates International Youth Day

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This International Youth Day, Scotiabank is proud of its employees that make a difference in the lives of young people every day. We believe this is an investment in the long-term security, stability and growth of our communities. Our goal is to help ensure that young people have the necessary services, support and opportunities they need to thrive.

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Smithfield Foods Sponsors Scholarships for North America’s Largest Environmental Education Program

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SMITHFIELD, Va., August 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced its donation of scholarship awards for the National Conservation Foundation’s (NCF) 2018 International Envirothon Competition where 250 high school students compete in teams to demonstrate their environmental knowledge and problem-solving skills.

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