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The Boricua Science Community Responds to COVID-19

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We are facing a pandemic of the new Sar-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease COVID-19. The situation has disrupted everyone's lives in unprecedented ways. We understand that there is much concern and uncertainty, and that the situation is constantly and rapidly evolving. That is why the CienciaPR Team has activated its #CienciaBoricua community to educate, inform, and promote the well-being of our people. As always, in this emergency, we are ready to put science in service of Puerto Rico.

Lecciones en línea del kit Ciencia al Servicio

 

Lecciones en línea del kit Ciencia al Servicio

 
Gracias por la información. Ahora, presiona los enlaces abajo para descargar las lecciones y empezar a explorar el mundo de la ciencia y la tecnología.
 

Elemental o Taller I y II Montessori 

  • Libro de actividades Achú - Actividades para estudiantes sobre los virus, la prevención e higiene. Desarollado por El Fideicomiso de Salud Pública de PR. 
  • Actividad sobre gérmenes - Contiene actividades sobre la propagación de gérmenes y la importancia del lavado de manos. Desarollado por El Fideicomiso de Salud Pública de PR. 

Lecciones en línea del kit Ciencia al Servicio

Lecciones en línea del kit Ciencia al Servicio

 
Abajo encontrarás lecciones de ciencia y tecnología divertidas para hacer en casa. ¿Quieres descargárlas? Presiona aquí para acceder los recursos:
 

Elemental o Taller I y II Montessori 

  • Libro de actividades Achú - Actividades para estudiantes sobre los virus, la prevención e higiene. Desarollado por El Fideicomiso de Salud Pública de PR. 
  • Actividad sobre gérmenes - Contiene actividades sobre la propagación de gérmenes y la importancia del lavado de manos. Desarollado por El Fideicomiso de Salud Pública de PR. 

Ciencia al Servicio "Kit" for STEM educators

As part of its initiative for STEM educators in response to natural disasters, CienciaPR have designed a prototype of an "emergency kit"  for teachers containing accessible and reproducible educational material, with content aligned  to  the Department of Education' of Puerto Rico’s science and math standards (and with the ability to align to other subject standards)  for  elementary, intermediate and higher levels (regular and Montessori), along with guidelines for its implementation. Educational material can be used outside the traditional classroom and does not require the use of electrical power, and/or advanced technology. Materials in each "kit" can cover content for approximately 3-5 months.  

Ideas para educadores: ¡Ciencia Boricua en la semana de la puertorriqueñidad!

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¿Quieres celebrar la semana de la puertorriqueñidad de forma distinta?

¡Tenemos una idea para ti!

 

 

¿Sabías que existen muchos profesionales en las áreas de STEM que son Boricuas y que llevan a cabo grandes proyectos en Puerto Rico y el mundo?  La mayoría de los puertorriqueños no conocen sus historias de innovación y perseverancia. ¡Que increíble si celebráramos también este aspecto de nuestra cultura!

Nelson Colón Vargas: First Boricua to Become Presidential Innovation Fellow

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El Dr. Nelson Colón Vargas

For many, studying mathematics is synonymous with difficulties and frustration. However, numbers has opened many doors for for Dr. Nelson Colón Vargas. The most recent were the doors of the federal government. In February 2019, Dr. Colón Vargas became the first Puerto Rican to receive the "Presidential Innovation Fellowship" of the White House of the United States.

Born and raised in Canovanas, Puerto Rico, it is safe to say that Nelson is passionate about numbers. He has a baccalaureate, two masters' and a Ph.D. in mathematics. His interest in this field began in elementary school. He had excellent teachers growing up. For him, his passion for mathematics is matched only by his curiosity to understand the world.

UPR Rio Piedras receives $1.3 million award from NIH

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Dr. José Arcadio Rodríguez Martínez, professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras was awarded a $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the proteins responsible for the development of the human heart. 

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UPR Rio Piedras receives $1.3 million award from NIH

This article is reproduced by CienciaPR with permission from the original source.

CienciaPR Contribution: 

No

By: 

Abimarie Rivera/Prensa UPRRP

Dr. José Arcadio Rodríguez Martínez, professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras was awarded a $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the proteins responsible for the development of the human heart. 

You can read the full version of this article in Spanish by clicking on ESPAÑOL at the top right of your screen.

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