nuSTEM Newsletter 33 – COVID Vaccines

Welcome to Newsletter 33!
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In the past year, the outbreak of COVID-19 has disrupted everyday life, from online schooling to social distancing to the normalization of masks. In this week’s funletter, you’ll learn more about the COVID Vaccine, how it works, and how it’ll help us return back to normal!

Resource Highlight

  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention – COVID-19 Nine Health Threats that Made Headlines in 2019: A CDC Review
    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, also known as the CDC, is currently the most accurate feed for Coronavirus updates and more. Learn more about the Coronavirus and how it impacts different people. The CDC also outlines what you can do to stay safe during this pandemic!
  • Worldometer – COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic
    Coronavirus Update (Live): 127,910,524 Cases and 2,798,168 Deaths from COVID-19 Virus Pandemic - Worldometer
    Worldometer is a huge database that has live updates on the numbers involved in the global pandemic. Keep track of how widespread COVID-19 is and compare how it has grown overtime. And as time goes on, see how the numbers change due to the COVID-19 vaccine and the increasing amount of people getting it.

Web Resources for K-12 Students and Parents

In addition to the resource highlight above, which is tied directly to the Newsletter topic, we will also highlight two new web resources each week.

  • MathCounts 
    Student Mathletes to Compete in State Math Contest | University of Hartford
    MathCounts is a non-profit organization that provides math related extracurriculars for middle school students across the US. They work to promote and encourage interest in mathematics to students who love math and to students who fear it. They also host math competitions that anyone could sign up and compete for.
  • Extreme Science

    Extreme Science is the place to learn about the world most extreme science topics. From extreme weather records to biggest snake alive to the deepest parts of the ocean, Extreme Science has a record of it all. Learn more about just how magnificent the world is and how great science can be!

K-12 Student Engagement (2020-2021)

Number of students directly interacted with with program efforts so far this year (June 1, 2020):

883

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