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Watch video: U.S. Postal Service dedicates Forever stamp honoring Sally Ride

U.S. Postal Service celebrates Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, a pioneering astronaut, brilliant physicist and dedicated educator who inspired the nation. #SallyRideForever #AstronautStamps Posted by US Postal Service on Wednesday, May 23, 2018   The U.S. Postal Service dedicated its Forever stamp honoring Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, in a ceremony […]

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Junior Academy students explore the medium where science and art collide, using the technology of circuits to create art in the form of music, paintings and photographs in “Introduction to Circuits using Makey-Makey.” Kevin Andrew Falk/Sally Ride Science

Summer Guide for Kids: Summertime STEM programs inspire goals, nurture minds

By Allison Keltner, The San Diego Union-Tribune May 13, 2018 Think summer is for sleeping in, watching TV and hanging out at the pool or beach? Maybe spending a week at camp playing Capture the Flag and doing arts and crafts? Not anymore — more and more summer programs are designed to prepare students for STEM […]

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Fallbrook STEAM camp marks a new kind of partnership for Sally Ride Science

Pirate Science. Marine Mammals. The Science of Harry Potter. Those are just some of the hands-on Sally Ride Science workshops that Fallbrook students can attend right in their own community this summer. The nonprofit Fallbrook School of the Arts is partnering with Sally Ride Science to offer a series of workshops in June in the […]

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Stamp Ceremony to Commemorate Pioneering Spirit of Sally Ride

By Laura Margoni, This Week @ UC San Diego May 10, 2018  Sally Ride made history and captured the nation’s imagination when, blasting off aboard Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, she became the first American woman–and at age 32, the youngest American–to go into space. Now, the U.S. Postal Service will honor the legacy of this pioneering astronaut, […]

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Sally Ride Science speaker inspires students at LifeSmarts consumer literacy competition

Some academic competitions test students on their ability to recall obscure facts or spell exotic words. But one contest lets students show off their real-world knowledge and skills. At the LifeSmarts consumer literacy competition, students vie to show mastery on financial literacy, consumer rights and responsibilities, the environment, technology, and health and safety. “We want […]

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Scholarships are available for SD Unified students to attend Sally Ride Science summer academy

Students in the San Diego Unified School District can apply for scholarships to attend hands-on STEAM workshops at this summer’s Sally Ride Science Junior Academy. The 2018 Junior Academy, from June 25 to July 20 at Mission Bay High School, will offer dozens of innovative STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) classes for middle […]

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Women in Leadership panel discussion marks release of Sally Ride postage stamp

Sally Ride blasted off aboard shuttle Challenger on June 18, 1983, to become the first American woman—and, at 32, the youngest American—in space. She flew on Challenger again in 1984 and later was the only person to serve on both panels investigating the nation’s space shuttle disasters—the Challenger explosion in 1986 and the breakup of […]

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Slime time! FOX 5 San Diego previews Sally Ride Science summer academy

  FOX 5 San Diego offered a preview of the Sally Ride Science Junior Academy, which is now registering students for hands-on summer classes, including dozens of innovative and exciting new offerings. The segment with correspondent Shally Zomorodi features Dr. Debi Kilb, a seismologist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography who is the science outreach director […]

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Sally Ride Science classes highlighted at STEM conference for girls

Parents looking for ways to help their daughters prepare for college or careers got some timely assistance during a workshop surveying a wealth of local programs, including classes from Sally Ride Science, aimed at inspiring students in science and technology fields. The workshop was part of an annual conference held by the nonprofit group Expanding […]

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New Video from UCTV’s STEAM Channel: What Is Sally Ride Science at UC San Diego?

https://www.uctv.tv/steam/search-details.aspx?showID=32458 The STEAM Channel Date: 3/5/2018; 14 minutes Founded by the late Sally Ride and others to inspire young girls to pursue careers in STEM, Sally Ride Science is now housed at UC San Diego, offering opportunities for middle and high school students to embrace science in fun settings. Featured here is the Sally Ride […]

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