President Obama encourages more science festivals

Trevor Nesbit - Monday, April 27th, 2009

 

obama8“The days of science taking a back seat to ideology Comment are over,” he said.

Calling science “more essential for our prosperity, our security, our health, and our environment than it has ever been,” Institution Obama said he is going to make major investments — 3 percent of the gross domestic product — in research and innovation. This exceeds the amount ????????? invested in 1964 Miami Dolphins Jerseys at the height of the space race. He cheap NBA jerseys emphasized the importance of DE using funds to encourage high-risk, high-return research and to support researchers at the beginning of their careers.

The Dientes president challenged NAS members to use their love and knowledge of science to inspire American cheap mlb jerseys students to pursue careers in science and engineering. In addition, he 2015 urged NAS members to “think about new and creative ways to engage young people in science and engineering,

like science festivals , robotics competitions, and fairs that encourage young people to create, build, and invent — to be makers of things, not just consumers of things.”

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