Design Engineer - Profiles of Scientists and Engineers

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What’s it really like to be an engineer or a scientist? What does a design engineer really do all day? You’re about to find out! Meet the next generation of engineers and scientists in these profiles of young professionals, who may just inspire you to join them. Amanda Parkes shows us some of her latest engineering projects and helps us find out what it’s like to be a design engineer.

Environmental Engineer - Profiles of Scientists and Engineers

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What’s it really like to be an engineer or a scientist? What does an environmental engineer do all day? You’re about to find out! Meet the next generation of engineers and scientists in these profiles of young professionals, who may just inspire you to join them. Tamar Losleben shows us how environmental engineers research and plan the best ways to satisfy both human and environmental needs. Find out what it’s like to be an environmental engineer.

Materials Engineer - Profiles of Scientists and Engineers

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What’s it really like to be a materials engineer? What does a materials engineer do all day? Carlos Barrios shows us some of the latest engineering projects taking place at 3M and what his typical day is like inside and outside the lab. Find out what it’s like to be a materials engineer.

Chemical Engineer - Profiles of Scientists and Engineers

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What’s it really like to be a chemical engineer? What does a chemical engineer do all day? Anita Kalathil shows us some of the latest chemistry projects taking place at Proctor & Gamble and what her typical day is like inside and outside the lab. Find out what it’s like to be a chemical engineer.

WAIS Divide: Modeling Our Future Climate

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Discover how data from the ice core record are used to help scientists predict the future of our climate. (Please note that this is the final in a three-part series, which includes the first "Ancient Ice and Our Planet's Future" and the second "Life on the Ice")

WAIS Divide: Life on the Ice

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Join three young scientists on a trip to the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. (Please note that this is the second in a three-part series, which includes the first "Ancient Ice and Our Planet's Future" and the final "Modeling our Future Climate")

WAIS Divide: Ancient Ice and Our Planet's Future

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Deep in the interior of Antarctica, scientists work to unlock the secrets of our planet's past. (Please note that this is the first in a three-part series, which includes "Life on the Ice" and "Modeling our Future Climate")

Green Revolution - Powering Up With Smart Grids

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How we get our energy is as important as how we make it. In this episode of Green Revolution, hear how scientists and engineers are updating the way electricity is distributed and improving how we power up. Visit the full Green Revolution series at: http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/greenrevolution/index.jsp .

Science Nation - Unraveling the Mysteries of Tornadoes

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Greg Carbin knows a lot about severe weather. He's a meteorologist at the storm prediction center, located just south of Oklahoma City in Norman, Okla. In a quiet room on the second floor of the National Weather Service building, meteorologists are standing guard twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, keeping an eye on weather systems that could unleash violent storms and tornadoes. The meteorologists issue storm watches as needed. For this and more Science Nation, go to...

Science Nation - Renewable Energy, a Reality Check in Rural China

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Young engineer takes on a global challenge: Clean and sustainable energy, one village at a time
Abby Watrous learned an important engineering lesson while working in rural China.

For this and more Science Nation, go to http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp