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Materials Science Classroom Kits

US DOE earmarks $35M to solve advanced manufacturing challenges; businesses solve workforce challenges at local level

By Faye Oney / February 27, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy recently funded 24 manufacturing research projects in the amount of $35 million to solve advanced manufacturing challenges. At the local level, businesses are partnering with academia and nonprofits to solve manufacturing’s workforce challenges.

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Consider supporting the future of ceramic and glass science on #GivingTuesday

By Faye Oney / November 28, 2017

#GivingTuesday is all about giving back to your community and supporting causes you care about. Consider a donation to the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation, which supports numerous student outreach efforts in its mission to attract and train talent in the ceramic and glass industry.

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Video: 11-year-old develops lead-detecting device using carbon nanotubes, earns title of America’s Top Young Scientist

By Faye Oney / October 25, 2017

An 11-year-old recently earned the distinction of America’s Top Young Scientist along with a $25,000 prize when she created a device that detects lead in water. The device incorporates carbon nanotubes and pairs with a mobile app to immediately provide water quality data.

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Laura Tenorio, Indigo Acosta, Ariana Baca

High school student takes first place and best in show for materials science project at regional science fair

By Faye Oney / March 31, 2017

High school student Indigo Acosta’s experiment with graphene exfoliation earned him first place and best in show in the senior division of materials science at the Northeastern New Mexico Regional Science Fair.

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teacher looking at kit at CPD

Business investment in materials science education is investment in future

By Faye Oney / February 17, 2017

Supporting materials science education is a worthwhile investment for businesses in the science industry. The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation provides an affordable way for companies to sponsor high school science curriculums at the local level with its Materials Science Classroom Kits.

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