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Year of Science 2009 is a 12 month celebration of how science works, why science matters, and who scientists are led by participants in the COPUS network. Learn more about the process of science on the exciting new Web site Understanding Science.org.

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Celebrating Science in 2010

2009 is over, but our celebrations certainly are continuing! It has been a wonderful year highlighting the contributions that science makes to our lives and building collaborative connections across boundaries that often exist across our diverse scientific community. As we reflect back on the Year of Science 2009, several key words come to mind: celebrate, communicate, and collaborate! Those words have guided us in this compilation of reflections to (1) recognize the unprecedented level of collaboration among individuals and organizations contributing to make the year a collective success in elevating the voice for science, (2) extend our thanks, and (3) look toward next steps!!

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    American Institute of Biological Sciences The Geological Society of America National Science Teachers Association University of California Press University of California Museum of Paleontology National Academy of Sciences The Whitman Institute WGBH The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology National Science Foundation National Association of Biology Teachers National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration BurkInc.com Environmental Protection Agency
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    The following organizations contributed to the production and distribution of Understanding Science posters.

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    The following organizations donated prizes to the winners of the Zine-a-thon Contest.

    American Chemical Society American Institute of Biological Sciences American Society for Microbiology American Society for Photobiology Banana Slug String Band Deep Earth Academy - Consortium for Ocean Leadership Encyclopedia of Life Entomological Foundation The Geological Society of America The Intersection Janice Van Cleave Made With Molecules National Center for Science Education NOAA Education NESCent Resource Area for Teaching (RAFT) The Science Cheerleader Seven Oaks Society of Petroleum Engineers (Energy4me program) University of California Museum of Paleontology University of California Press WGBH Educational Foundation WhaleTimes, Inc. Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy