Tag Archives: STEM

A Physics Education App that Teaches!


One of the complaints I frequently hear from teachers is that there just aren’t very many good high school level science instruction apps out there. And from what I’ve seen, they’re right. There are plenty of science tool apps…like interactive periodic … Continue reading

Posted in App Reviews & Recs, STEM, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Geeky Science Valentines! Woot!


Well, I’m a day late on this, but this was too good not to share….who doesn’t love geeky science Valentines??  Happy One-Day-Late Valentine’s Day and Happy Friday!

Posted in STEM | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Bizarro World: Is Algebra Necessary?


I had a whole other post planned for today, but it got bumped because yesterday I, like many of you, read the strangest op/ed piece that I think I’ve ever read in the NY Times.  And that’s saying something.  In … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, STEM | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

The Flame Challenge – an awesome STEM project for kids!


If you don’t listen to ScienceFriday on NPR, then you may not know about The Flame Challenge. The Flame Challenge is a contest, launched by actor and science advocate Alan Alda, to answer the question that he had as an … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, STEM, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment