April, 2014 Newsletter
April 5-13, 2014 is National Robotics Week. Get girls excited about designing robotics. There are over 200 events scheduled in 50 states, so find an event near you and "…keep the inventions coming!"
April is also Math Awareness Month! This year’s theme is Mathematics, Magic, and Mystery. You can follow @MathAware and #MathAware on Twitter to learn about great themed activities available this month. Encourage girls to explore a sustainable planet!
- This year, on April 22nd let’s all celebrate the 44th anniversary of Earth Day. Earth Day was founded by US Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in first held on April 22, 1970, and is now celebrated in 192 countries. The Earth Day Network coordinates activities globally.
- May 16th is Endangered Species Day. Did you know that more than 1,300 species of plants and animals are currently listed as either threatened or endangered in the US alone? Let’s make a difference!
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