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Winter 2010

Winter 2010
Published two times per year, The New York Academy of Sciences Magazine reports on the activities of the Academy and its Members, and features cover stories, profiles and book excerpts that illuminate cutting-edge issues in science and examine challenges facing the global scientific community.

Table of Contents

Science in Our Schools

A new Academy initiative seeks to bring new learning opportunities to New York City's science educators.

What is Technology and How Does it Evolve?

Complexity theory pioneer W. Brian Arthur defines invention and innovation in a new book, The Nature of Technology.

Teaching Science & Imparting a Passion

The Assistant Principal at Stuyvesant High School shares her thoughts on improving—and enjoying—science education.

Science Education Across Borders

Why academic globalization should be welcomed, not feared.

Helping NYAS Hug Science Teachers

The Jacksons' generosity has enabled a timely symposium and an essential new initiative.

Science Education Crisis Intervention

Acts of Congress, research studies, passionate scientific community leaders, and a new Academy initiative all aim to stem the collapse of American STEM education.

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