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Do the Right Thing Part II: Behind the Scenes at NLM and the Visible Human Project - April 19

National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20894

Although the term bioethics was not coined until 1926, questions surrounding life sciences and what people should do have been around for centuries. Visiting the National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine (NLM) we’ll explore The Visible Human Project exhibit and get a sneak peek at some of NLM’s hidden treasures. Completed in 1995, the Visible Human Project raises bioethical questions about informed consent, capital punishment, and the donation of human remains.


New Guidebook for Educators Outlines Ways to Better Align Student Assessments with New Science Standards

A new book from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine outlines how educators can develop and adapt student assessments for the classroom that reflect the approach to learning and teaching science described in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and similar standards, which stress the integration of knowledge of science with scientific and engineering practices.

National Math Festival – April 22

The National Math Festival brings together some of the most fascinating mathematicians of our time to inspire and challenge participants to see math in new and exciting ways. This free and public celebration returns to Washington, D.C. at the Walter E. Washington Convenction Center on Saturday, April 22nd, featuring activities for every age level, from early learning activities for toddlers and daring mathematical challenges for teens, to lectures, hands-on art making, puzzles, games, and more.

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