To address the minimal time spent on science in early education and to promote outdoor classrooms in elementary schools, the Out Teach nonprofit helps teachers, schools, districts, and communities build outdoor learning labs that encourage hands-on science lessons, embed science instruction into various subjects, and inspire students to view science as a potential career path.
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Teachers and students can go on a scientific adventure from their own classroom. Hosted by a live museum educator from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Virtual Science Academy classes offer award-winning, two-way interactive videoconferencing.
Snowflakes fall with a fascinating variety of shapes and patterns, including stellar dendrites, hollow columns, and triangular crystals. Why do snowflakes have the shapes they do? Why are they all so different, while the six branches grow so similarly?
Teachers and students are invited to add their names (in English or Spanish) to an original poem dedicated to NASA’s Europa Clipper mission before the spacecraft begins its journey to Jupiter’s moon Europa in October 2024. The poem and students’ names will be like a message in a bottle, traveling billions of miles as the mission investigates whether the ocean thought to lie beneath Europa’s icy crust could support life.
Awarded by the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) and sponsored by Goodheart-Willcox, the Teacher Excellence Award is one of the highest honors given to technology and engineering education classroom teachers at the elementary, middle, and high school levels and is presented in recognition of outstanding contributions to the profession and their students.
The National 4-H Council is growing in a new direction—online—by launching an elearning platform, Clover, in collaboration with Netflix and its new movie, Spy Kids: Armageddon. Clover features more than 220 online educational activities for students aged 5–18, developed by 4-H’s partners in the Cooperative Extension System and its network of land-grant universities.
Pink chickens changing the earth? How about a distortion in space time that you can actually see? Strange questions—and the MIT Museum in Cambridge has a few answers. Visitors can see the best of MIT, plus new technologies, at this newly opened MIT Museum.