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CienciaPR partners with Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit to empower schools and communities through science education

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Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR) and the Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit (PRVCU) teamed-up to train scientists and teachers in the design of project-based learning (PBL) lessons. The collaboration is part of the second year of Ciencia al Servicio de Puerto Rico (Science in Service of Puerto Rico), CienciaPR’s flagship education project. Ciencia al Servicio brings together teachers and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professionals to co-create lessons that empower students to use scientific inquiry, design and discovery to solve locally relevant problems.

Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit is Recruiting

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Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit is Recruiting


The Puerto Rico Science, Technology, and Research Trust is a private non-profit organization created in 2004 to encourage and promote innovation, transfer and commercialization of technology and creation of jobs in the technology sector.





Emphasis on the monitoring and education function of the Vector Control Unit

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The Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Fund announced that they would create and manage the Vector Control Unit of Puerto Rico whose primary function will be the creation of an exhaustive program to reduce aedes aegypti mosquitos.

For the full article, please refer to the spanish version of this website. 



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