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Summer science: YBGR students get hands-on courses

Summer science: YBGR students get hands-on courses

Just a few minutes into Dan Carter’s physics and engineering presentation in Jevon Lulf and Tammy Baldry’s classroom at the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch’s Yellowstone Academy, the kids were already hooked.

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Simpson: E. Idaho sheep station will remain open

BOISE, Idaho — A sheep research facility that has operated for about a century on the Idaho-Montana border will remain open, Republican Rep. Mike Simpson of Idaho said.

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Phillips 66 gives $750K to SD2's science, technology program

Phillips 66 gives $750K to SD2's science, technology program

The Phillips 66 Billings Refinery pledged on Wednesday to donate $750,000 over three years to support enhanced science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in Billings School District 2 elementary and middle schools.

July 09, 2014 10:10 am Photos

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Planting

Planting

Planting a gifted tree is a symbolic way for a young couple to begin their married life.

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Wyoming halts work on science teaching standards

RAWLINS, Wyo. — The Wyoming Board of Education has suspended work on new standards for science education in public schools until the state Legislature rescinds a recent mandate for those standards.

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Wyoming schools probably free to use controversial science standards

Despite a statewide ban on a controversial set of K-12 science benchmarks, local school districts in Wyoming probably can use the standards freely.

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USGS: Glacier's glaciers melting slowly, for now

USGS: Glacier's glaciers melting slowly, for now

GREAT FALLS — Healthy snowpack and cooler summers over the past four years have slowed melting of remaining glaciers in Glacier National Park in Montana, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hillcrest Elementary School Science Teaching

Hillcrest Elementary School Science Teaching

David Petersen helps his sixth-grade students understand the differences between various types of sound and light waves by manipulating the movement of a slinky on May 21 at Hillcrest Elementary School in Gillette, Wyo.

May 26, 2014 5:51 pm

Young Sunburst scientists headed to White House

GREAT FALLS — Five eighth-graders from Montana went to the White House to talk about their award-winning proposal to reduce car accidents caused by whiteout conditions.

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Robert J. Samuelson: We have no solution to climate change

WASHINGTON — It would be healthy — in the sense of promoting honesty — if every report warning of global warming and climate change (the two terms are interchangeable) came with the following disclaimer:

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Guest opinion: As fire season approaches, let’s create ‘charter forests’

With the number and severity of wildfires increasing dramatically, it’s time to rethink management policies for our national forest system.

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Danika Palmer, 10, left

Danika Palmer, 10, left

Danika Palmer, 10, left, and Julia Conrad, 9, of Sheridan, WY, pet retired racing greyhound Hawkeye at the Vet 2 Go table Saturday at Chicks in Science at Montana state University Billings.

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Jojo Hegg, 6, left,

Jojo Hegg, 6, left,

Jojo Hegg, 6, left, and Emma Melius, 7, right, create bracelets out of beads at the Society of Petroleum and Montana Geologic Society table at Chicks in Science.

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Two Peking ducklings

Two Peking ducklings

A young girl holds two Peking ducklings at the Laurel Road Runners 4-H table at Chicks in Science.

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Girls of all ages gather

Girls of all ages gather

Girls of all ages gather around informational displays and hands-on activities to learn about careers in science at Chicks in Science. Below, Silja Foley, 9, of Rachester, Wyo., hugs retired racing greyhound Hawkeye at the Vet 2 Go table at Chicks in Science.

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Silja Foley, 9

Silja Foley, 9

Silja Foley, 9, of Rachester, Wyo., hugs retired racing greyhound Hawkeye at the Vet 2 Go table at Chicks in Science.

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Sydeny Hust, 12

Sydeny Hust, 12

Sydeny Hust, 12, of Roundup, pedals a bicycle to make a display of light bulbs turn on at the City College MSUB table Saturday at Chicks in Science at Montana State University Billings.

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Natalie Hofer, 9

Natalie Hofer, 9

Natalie Hofer, 9, of Billings, pets Charlie, a Chihuahua mix, at the Vet 2 Go table  at Chicks in Science.

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Aryana Philipp, 4, of Belgrade

Aryana Philipp, 4, of Belgrade

Aryana Philipp, 4, of Belgrade reaches up to pet a Peking duckling at the Laurel Road Runners 4-H table Saturday at Chicks in Science at Alterowitz Gym at Montana State University Billings.

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Sarah Prettypaint

Sarah Prettypaint

Sarah Prettypaint, left, helps her daughter Ambrosia Prettypaint, 5, choose stickers to decorate a hardhat at Chicks in Science.

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