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Smoke from wildfires and dust in the air can make it difficult to breathe sometimes. If you live in a place with lots of particulates (small pieces of matter like smoke, ash, dust, pollen) in the air, you might want a way to remove some of those things from your home. Earlier this week, Ash…

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Why Filter the Air? ScienceWorks is located in Oregon, where we are having some wildfires right now. There is quite a bit of smoke, dust, and soot in the air. Due to the high levels of particulates (small pieces of solids in the atmosphere) outdoors, most people are trying to stay inside. Breathing too many…

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Engineers design and make many of the objects around us. Willie Klassen is an engineer who works at Schilling Robotics. Learn more about how Willie became an engineer, some of his favorite things about engineering, and what you can do if you are interested in a career in engineering. Underwater Robotic Submarines Willie helps build…

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ScienceWorks Online is a new way to connect people with our science activities, available anywhere! This is where we share video demonstrations, downloadable activities, and additional resources to support learners of all ages. One of the features of ScienceWorks Online is a series of live video streams on our Facebook page, Twitch.tv, and YouTube. These…

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