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How We Use a Shipping Container to Spark Scientific Curiosity

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"How can students get excited about science if they don't have access to the resources?" asks science education promoter Daniel Sherling. Answer? Bring the fun science to schools — with a mobile science lab meant to encourage engaged, dynamic learning! Sherling explains how he, his team and a bright yellow shipping container tour North America with a single goal: to spark curiosity in the next generation of scientists.

Curiosity Cube Visits Bruce School

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The Curiosity Cube™ mobile science lab recently visited Alexander B. Bruce School in Lawrence, Massachusetts. The school captured their experience in this video. Check it out!

New Digital STEM-career Curriculum Takes High-school Students Behind-the-scenes With Scientists and Engineers

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BETHESDA, Md. October 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Lockheed Martin has partnered with Discovery Education on Generation Beyond: Aviation, a digital STEM curriculum that takes students behind-the-scenes with Lockheed Martin engineers and scientists to solve real-world technology challenges, from fighting wildfires to making flight suits for military pilots safer.

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.

Read more at LowellSun.com

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.

Keep reading on PRDaily.com

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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.  

Mobile Science Lab Visits Milton, Sparks Curiosity

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The Curiosity Cube made a stop at the Milton Library Saturday.

The Curiosity Cube was created with the goal to inspire children with hands-on science to children. MilliporeSigma, a life-science company with a facility in Oakville, created the cube by converting a 22x10-foot shipping container into a mobile science lab.

Read more on InsideHalton.com.

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