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Volume 8, Number 20

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19 May 2003                                       Vol. 8, No. 20

                 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS

     Association for Women in Mathematics Essay Contest
  HubbleSite | Professional Development Programs - Rutgers


           RESULTS OF THE 2002 AWM ESSAY CONTEST:
      BIOGRAPHIES OF CONTEMPORARY WOMEN IN MATHEMATICS

     http://awm-math.org/biographies/contest/2002.html

  The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) sponsors an
  annual essay contest for biographies of contemporary women
  mathematicians and statisticians in academic, industrial,
  and government careers in the following categories:

    - Grades 6-8
    - Grades 9-12
    - Undergraduate
    - Graduate Student

  Read also the 2001 Essays:

      http://awm-math.org/biographies/contest/2001.html

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                         HUBBLESITE

                 http://hubble.stsci.edu/

  HubbleSite, produced by the Space Telescope Science
  Institute's (STScI) Office of Public Outreach, is the home
  of the Hubble Space Telescope, a NASA Origins mission that
  seeks answers to fundamental questions about the universe
  and our place in it.

  Features include:

    - Newscenter
      Search by year or category an indexed catalog of Hubble
      pictures, news, and discoveries.

    - Gallery
      View color pictures of stars, planets, galaxies, nebulae
      and more.

    - Discoveries
      Explore Hubble's discoveries through pictures, videos,
      and stories.

    - Sci-Tech
      Find the answers to a variety of questions using this
      illustrated guide to the Hubble Space Telescope.

    - Fun & Games
      Interactive games and activities are available for space
      exploreres of all ages.

    - Reference Desk
      Find Hubble facts, figures, and fundamentals.

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              PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
            FOR GRADE K-12 TEACHERS OF MATHEMATICS

           http://dimacs.rutgers.edu/k12-prof-dev/

  Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, offers a variety
  of professional development opportunities.

    - Summer Institutes
        Institutes for New Teachers of Mathematics and Science
        Helping All Students Succeed in Grades 7-12 Mathematics
        Leadership Program in Discrete Mathematics
        Crash Course in Discrete Mathematics
        DIMACS Connect Institute
    - Conferences
        Good Ideas in Teaching Precalculus
        K-12 Mega-Conference in Discrete Mathematics
    - Workshops
    - Workshops in Your Districts
    - Programs for Students

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  workshop, you may browse announcements by level, conduct a
  keyword search, or refine your view by selecting from our
  set of categories by selecting location, topics, or date.

  If you have a workshop to announce, please let us know about
  it by filling out the submission form.
  
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