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Life and STEM Meet


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This is the first time I have hosted STEM Friday so bear with me.  If you are a writer, please add your website as a comment.

November 12 was World Pneumonia Day, a disease that kills, often unnecessarily, many children and adults worldwide.  On Ana’s NonFiction Blog, Ana Maria Rodriguez explains (November 14) why eradicating or even controlling pneumonia is so difficult in countries like the US and even more difficult in developing countries.  Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health says that vaccinations are important and so are healthy eating and hand washing.  See Prevent Pneumonia for a short video.  Then download the free coloring book to help parents and children avoid or be unafraid of shots and medicine for pneumonia.  You will also find tips for parents and health care workers. You can send images of your kids’ colored pages from the book, where the pages will be featured in an online gallery.

I welcome you to look around my blog.  Yes, it is more of a social science blog.  I like to feel that it is where life meets science, technology, engineering, and math!  Our hydrogeological study showed water can be found.  We’ll soon call in every aspect of STEM to dig the wells, build the latrines, and in turn better the life of villagers in Oltorotua and help keep diseases like pneumonia out of this small village in southern Kenya.

Please check out these nonfiction STEM links:

 

 

 

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