MilliporeSigma Announces the Expansion of Hands-On Science Education Program With Kick-off of Global Curiosity Cube® Mobile Lab

BURLINGTON, Mass. –News Direct– MilliporeSigma The Curiosity Cube® will engage young minds at schools and public spaces at more than 200 events in Europe and North America this year, reaching nearly 50,000 students. Inaugural European mobile science lab launches in Darmstadt, Germany Fourth annual North American mobile science lab gets underway after two-year pandemic hiatus … Read more

Yerkes Observatory Appoints Deputy Director + Head of Science and Education

Yerkes Future Foundation Recruits Innovative Leader to Create New Research, Science, and Public Education Programs WILLIAMS BAY, Wis., May 17, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Yerkes Observatory, the birthplace of modern astrophysics, today announced the appointment of Dr. Amanda Bauer as its new Deputy Director + Head of Science and Education. I am incredibly honored … Read more

Center for Coastal Studies evolving into a powerhouse of science, education

Forty-four years ago, in 1976, three friends decided to start a research endeavor concentrating on marine biology and geology, in an attic storage room in the Provincetown Chamber of Commerce. Two of the founders, Dr. Graham Giese, and Dr. Charles “Stormy” Mayo, still contribute daily to the research, education, and outreach at what is now … Read more

Growing their own gardens teaches DD2’s special education students food science and life skills | Features

SUMMERVILLE – On a sun-soaked day in April, the students in Robin Heard’s special education class at Sand Hill Elementary School were outside taking care of their garden. Their classroom overlooks the “Sandpiper Seedlings” beds where the students – mostly fourth and fifth graders – gestured to the different vegetables, listing their favorites. Popular choices … Read more

Pacific Science Center Receives $ 1 Million Amazon Future Engineer Grant to Deliver Science and Technology Education to Students from Underserved Communities

Two-year initiative to reach 80,000 K-8 students in Title I schools across Puget Sound SEATTLE, May 9, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Pacific Science Center (PacSci) and Amazon Future Engineer today announced a new collaboration, fueled by a $ 1 million grant from Amazon, to spark curiosity in tens of thousands of students from underserved … Read more

How Climate Scientists Keep Hope Alive as Damage Worsens | Science News

By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer In the course of a single year, University of Maine climate scientist Jacquelyn Gill lost both her mother and her stepfather. She struggled with infertility, then during research in the Arctic, she developed embolisms in both lungs, was transferred to an intensive care unit in Siberia and nearly died. … Read more

Computer science enrollment soars, powered by hot job market – News

Enrollment is up more than 300 percent in the Department of Computer Science. Students and alumni of the BA and BS programs in computer science explain what attracted them to the field and to UAB. Written by: Matt Windsor Media contact: Brianna Hoge Carlos Rivas-Valencia, a senior in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science … Read more

New middle school math, elementary science and social studies curriculums approved at Williams Bay | Local News

Building on last month’s approval of a new Grades K-5 elementary mathematics curriculum at the elementary level, the Williams Bay School Board on April 25 approved implementation of a new Grades 6-8 middle school mathematics curriculum. The $ 22,993 five-year contract with Boston-based Houghton Mifflin Harcourt includes print and digital mathematics instruction curriculum and individual … Read more

6 Dynamic Changes In Education And Science

Disruption. That’s the best way to describe the changes in education during the pandemic. As a result, preschool, K-12 and colleges and university learning have changed. Calendar – Calendar Learning hasn’t always changed for the better, either. Consider start-stop schooling and under-preparation for academic life. Yet like so many other disrupted industries, the education market … Read more

The science crisis | Washington Examiner

It has been called “galling” and “worse than we thought.” It risks demolishing the technocratic case for “expertise.” Nearly two decades into science’s replication crisis, have scholars, researchers, and funding agencies learned anything? Like a plumbing nuisance-turned-emergency, the replication crisis emerged in dribs and drabs before gushing violently into the public’s consciousness. As early as … Read more