Tag: science education

Molds, Mealworms, and Missed Opportunities: How We Think About Young Scientists

Molds, Mealworms, and Missed Opportunities: How We Think About Young Scientists

It is extremely important for science to be open for everyone but is it open to those who are young? Are we missing out on discoveries because we do not listen to the questions that children ask about science?

Girls Talk Math – Engaging Girls through Math Media

Girls Talk Math – Engaging Girls through Math Media

Girls Talk Math is a non-traditional math camp in that students not only learn challenging Mathematics usually not encountered until college, but also research the life of female mathematicians who have worked on related topics. Campers share what they learned during the two-week day camp…

What’s Your I.D.?

What’s Your I.D.?

Some of my favorite TV shows as a kid didn’t involve cartoons or slapstick comedy.  They were educational shows – science and math shows to be more precise.  I watched Mr. Wizard set off volcanoes on Nickelodeon.  Bill Nye the Science Guy showed me how…