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Astronomers Without Borders y CienciaPR entregarán telescopios a 20 escuelas en Puerto Rico

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SAN JUAN, PR - A partir de este verano, niños en todo Puerto Rico podrán explorar el espacio sideral desde sus escuelas. La organización sin fines de lucro Astronomers Without Borders (Astrónomos Sin Fronteras) y Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR) distribuirán telescopios donados a 20 escuelas de bajos recursos en Puerto Rico. Además de los telescopios, las escuelas recibirán "El universo a tus pies", una colección de actividades de astronomía en español para niños y el salón de clase, y planisferios o mapas celestes para ayudar a identificar estrellas y constelaciones visibles. Todo esto es parte de una nueva iniciativa colaborativa llamada "Astronomía al Servicio", que busca promover la educación, la exploración científica y la participación ciudadana.

Astronomers Without Borders and CienciaPR to Distribute Telescopes to Underserved Schools in Puerto Rico

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SAN JUAN, PR – Starting this summer, children from all arond Puerto Rico will be able to explore space from their schools’ backyards. The non-profit organization Astronomers Without Borders and Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR) will distribute donated telescopes to 20 underserved schools in Puerto Rico. In addition to the telescopes, the schools will receive science education resources that include "The Universe at Your Feet", a collection of astronomy activities in Spanish for children and classrooms, and celestial planispheres or maps to help identify visible stars and constellations. This is all part of a new collaborative initiative called "Astronomía al Servicio" (Astronomy in Service), which seeks to promote education, scientific exploration, and citizen participation.

Ask your scientific and professional organization to support an independent stand-alone Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics

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Dear members of the CienciaPR community and friends of Puerto Rico,

We would like to bring your attention to an urgent policy matter that is of deep concern to CienciaPR, and that is of relevance to many of you—scientists, students, educators, and allies—who with us celebrate and advocate for Puerto Rican science and the Puerto Rican scientific community.

Pidamos apoyo de nuestras sociedades profesionales o científicas para el Instituto de Estadísticas de Puerto Rico

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Estimados miembros de la comunidad de CienciaPR y amigos de Puerto Rico,

Nos gustaría llamar su atención sobre un tema de política pública urgente que es de gran interés para CienciaPR, y que es de relevancia para muchos de ustedes—científicos, estudiantes, educadores y aliados—quienes con nosotros celebran y abogan por la #cienciaboricua y la comunidad científica puertorriqueña.

Rebuilding Science Education in Puerto Rico

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This past September, back-to-back hurricanes devastated Puerto Rico. The archipelago had already been struggling with a decade-long economic recession, fragile infrastructure and floundering institutions. Irma and Maria plunged Puerto Rico into an even deeper crisis. But could these natural disasters create once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for change?

Meet our new Education Programs Specialist!

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The CienciaPR staff continues to grow! We want to officially welcome Elvin Estrada, who during joined the Ciencia Puerto Rico team as Educational Programs Specialist and Social Media Coordinator, this March.

Elvin received his bachelor's degree in Biomedical Sciences from Interamerican University and a master's degree in Biotechnology from the Pontificial Catholic University of Puerto Rico. He has more than 4 years of experience in the areas of scientific research and digital marketing. Before joining the CienciaPR staff, Elvin worked as a biologist in the Department of Medical Entomology of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in a research project aimed at to the prevention of the transmission of the Zika virus.

Conoce a nuestro nuevo Especialista de Proyectos Educativos

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¡El staff de CienciaPR sigue creciendo! Queremos darle la bienvenida oficial a Elvin Estrada, quien durante el mes de marzo se unió al equipo de Ciencia Puerto Rico como Especialista de Proyectos Educativos y Coordinador de Medios Sociales.

CienciaPR awarded NSF grant to promote science education post-Maria

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SAN JUAN, PR - The non-profit organization Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR), in collaboration with Yale University, received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to encourage Puerto Rican students to explore, present, and implement scientific solutions to the challenges created by hurricanes Irma and Maria. The grant, amounting to $186,086 for one year, was one of 23 granted by the federal agency to do research in Puerto Rico related to the natural disasters, and the only one in the field of education.

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