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Big research ideas in five minutes

The Cambridge Science Festival’s launch event, Big Ideas for Busy People, presented quick snapshots of recent work by 10 researchers “who are established stars or stars on the rise,” noted John Durant, director of the MIT Museum and the festival. 496 more words

Wild Speculation About Goose Bumps and "God Genes"

The weather up here has finally started warming up, and we’ve taken every opportunity to open up the windows and air out the house. A couple nights ago, we left the kitchen window open overnight. 1,098 more words


Book Review: Dad's Book of Awesome Science Experiments

Author Mike Adamick has done it again, following up his successful Dad’s Book of Awesome Projects with the newly released Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments… 684 more words

Heard it Through the GrapeVine: Vine App in the Classroom

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

Assalamu Alaikum,

Bad title pun, I know. I need to stop writing posts at midnight. Sleepy. XD

Recently, I have been learning about different apps that can be used in a classroom. 687 more words

Chemistry Education

My Path to Informal Science Education

It seems as though how one gets into informal science education is different for everyone. I’m going to share my experience of how I became an educator with Zooniverse at Adler Planetarium. 816 more words

Teaching Competencies 2 and 3

There are three main competencies to be taught in the science portion of the QEP. They include: uses information, seeks solutions to problems and communicates effectively in a scientific language. 1,818 more words

Teaching Competencies

America's Science (IL)Literacy Crisis- Zack Johnson

Google “1 in 4 Americans Thinks the Sun Orbits the Earth” and you will be inundated with articles covering this statistic from the NSF’s (National Science Foundation)  1,401 more words