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| Issue 55

What is it good for? Basic versus applied research

Basic research is often misunderstood by the public and misconstrued by the media. Try this role play to learn how research is funded and how basic research advances and protects society.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, General science, Health, Science and society, Careers in STEM
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October 2, 2019 | Issue 48

Behind the scenes at the laboratory

You don’t have to be a researcher to take part in worthwhile scientific research. Find out about some of the less visible roles that keep the science happening.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Careers in STEM
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