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We stress STEM curriculum in everything we do

Science

From observing the water cycle to data collection, we weave science into everything we do.

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Technology

We utilize and stress the importance of technology in all of our Edventures.

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Engineering

Our Edventures key in on engineering concepts in order to help our students learn.

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Math

Through our Citizen Scientist Program, students can experience the importance of math first-hand.

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EPA Awards Over $97K to Nature’s Academy

BRADENTON (May 22, 2018) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Gulf of Mexico Program awarded $97,808 to Nature’s Academy in Bradenton, FL to support and promote their STEM Literacy Project program that reaches every fifth grade student in the Manatee County School District at no cost to the schools or families. Since 2009, Nature’s […]

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Sunscreen: Coral’s Demise

Summer is here once again, and it is the perfect opportunity to spend some time outside with family and friends. Many people are flocking to Florida beaches for the warm sunshine and salty sea air. This popular pastime allows individuals to become one with our natural world. What we don’t always realize, is that we […]

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Florida Feature –Baby Whelks in Mermaid’s Necklaces

This time of year, strands of what look like Hawaiian leis are scattered across local beaches. These sometimes squishy, sometimes crunchy strands can be up to three feet long. The circular pods all attached to each other have baby whelks inside! After a female whelk becomes pregnant, she slides her way into shallow water habitats […]

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