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Around PlanetSEED in 15 Minutes
Catching up with all the SEED countries in person is impossible, unless you own your own jet. So let’s take a virtual trip around the SEED universe for some exciting updates.
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Busy Busy Brazil
Eleven years ago, Municipal School Tenente Antonio João in Rio de Janeiro was the first school to receive a SEED connectivity grant. Since then, Brazil has set an aggressive pace for its program that many other countries strive to match.
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SEED Students Shine at Russian Science/Tech Conference
If SEED had its own galaxy, the program in Russia would be a bright shining star. Seven SEED students presented projects at the 12th All-Russia Youth Exhibition of Scientific and Technical Creativity, known as NTTM, in Moscow in late June.
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One Week, One Workshop for Nigeria
Until June of this year, Carolyn Finley was an elementary school teacher and technology enthusiast in Texas, USA. But then she joined SEED as an educational consultant and everything changed. By the end of July she was in Nigeria, facilitating her first workshop along with veteran educational consultant Tom Lough.
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Robot fever Hits Venezuela!
Venezuela was taken over by robots this past spring. How did it happen? In two words: SEED workshops. At two advanced robotics workshops in Barcelona and Cabimas, teachers learned how to take a simple GoGo Board and transform it into a fully functioning robot.
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India Takes the LeadThe Nazira school was among those that participated in the 2012 SEED art competition. The winner from India, Rajashree, went on to place as a runner-up in the worldwide competition.
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SEED to YouthCaN: We’ll Take Manhattan!
On April 2nd, SEED took the YouthCaN environmental conference in New York City by virtual storm. Five SEED schools from the Philippines and Malaysia joined students in New York via videoconference...
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Add Yourself to the SEED Equation
Here’s a puzzle for you: what has 83 questions that can tangle your brain into knots and is a whole lot of fun for everyone? The Amazing Puzzle Book from SEED, of course!
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Ecuador: Inspiring Everyone
A national initiative in Ecuador aims to include disabled and special needs people in the workforce. The motivating force behind the plan is the country’s vice president, Lenin Moreno, who is in a wheelchair as a result of a gunshot wound he sustained during an attempted robbery more than 10 years ago. SEED and Schlumberger have met the call.
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Science + SMART + Wisdom = Genius
Take three unique SEED offerings, add a school from Brazil, and mix it all together for one day. What do you get? Students educated in systems thinking who also understand their own learning strengths and apply what they learned to a science activity.
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Step by Step: Pun Chee’s Story
One student, one workshop. That was all it took for Pun Chee Yap from Malaysia to steer her life in a direction that she never thought possible. Today Pun Chee is working in the oilfield for Schlumberger. How did she get there? It all started with SEED…
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Malaysia Boleh! Malaysia Can!
And they proved it on December 5–9, by having a national SEED robotics workshop. One hundred students and 12 teachers from 8 SEED schools met 12 SEED volunteers in A’Famosa, Melaka, Malaysia, to learn how to make simple robots using GoGo boards.