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Taking STEM Outside the Classroom

A survey by the National Association of Independent Schools found that 82 percent of high school students are sometimes or often bored in class. Todd Ablett has a simple ...

The Importance of Teaching Earth Science

Earth science has long been the poor cousin of STEM programs. It takes a back seat to technology and even among the straight sciences, rocks and rivers get short shrift ...

Keeping Water Education Fresh

This round of hopscotch is for life. It appears typical at first—students jumping down the course, but they are all holding empty cups in their hands and fill them with water ...

Making Time for Outdoor Activity

A recent survey conducted by the David Suzuki Foundation finds that 70 percent of today’s youth (aged 13 20 years old) don’t spend any more than one hour a day outside. This ...

Amphibians in Space

This is the story of a scientist, a group of high school students and an unusual, but highly successful, research collaboration.

Body Worlds: Anatomy and Art

As humans we are intricate beings, powerful, yet fragile, but until recently, only medical students have had the privilege of looking at the human body

Competing with Robots

If you do any reading about the future of technology—it will blow your mind. Not only is the pace of change accelerating, but the rate of acceleration is increasing. One ...

Playing the Biology

With the evolution of computer graphic software and gaming technology, it is now even easier to recreate and simulate many scientific theories and models. But it seems that ...

Tiny Science

Society is embarking on a journey through the Nano Age. Teaching nanotechnology to students provides them with a passport to a world where nanotechnology is becoming the ...