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Kristen Vogt Veggeberg

Science Education

University of Illinois at Chicago

Kristen has authored 4 articles

There's a scientific reason why humans love drumming

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Anthropology and evolutionary biology help demystify the groove

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Meet Melba Roy Mouton, the Space Race mathematician and keeper of orbiting satellites

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Roy Mouton, a mathematician and programmer, was a sort of hidden figure in Hidden Figures

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Women scientists are bearing the brunt of COVID-19's impacts

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021 marks countless setbacks for the science world

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Museums and summer camps are excluding non-white people

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Unbarred by school district lines, informal science education isn't equally accessible

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Children can, and should, wear masks in school

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The CDC says it is safe for kids two years old and older to wear a mask

From salmon to snow melt, the predictions for Oregon's climate-changed future are dire

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It was hotter in the Willamette Valley this summer than in Abu Dhabi

Hands-on learning makes STEM students more scientifically creative

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Free-form makerspaces help young scientists develop skills not found in traditional classrooms

2021's wildfire season could be even more devastating to the western US than last year's record-breaker

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Fuel moisture data collected by researchers at San Jose State University indicate this year is already very dry

Parasites in freshwater fish make them more hazardous than ocean fish

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It may be wise to cancel your raw catfish sushi order

My brother has 4% Neanderthal DNA. What does that actually mean?

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Neanderthals are an extinct relative of Homo Sapiens, having died out around 40,000 years ago

New earthquake-detecting app may give people more time to evacuate

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