• Posts Tagged ‘science education’

    Checking Out Taxidermy?

    by  • April 30, 2019 • Awesome Finds • 0 Comments

    Taxidermy badger in artificially created natural surroundings

    If you’ve ever found yourself in need of a taxidermy animal so you could take it to class and/or study it, you’re in luck if you find yourself in Anchorage, Alaska. You’ll need a library card, but the Alaska Resources Library and Information Services (ARLIS) on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus possibly has...

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    Teens with Big Ideas on Climate Change

    by  • March 19, 2019 • Awesome Finds • 0 Comments

    Chunks of sheet ice interspersed with water

    The Regeneron Science Talent Search is an opportunity for high school students to present their original scientific research and win awards based on that research. Winners of the annual competition were announced last week, and included a mathematical model to locate exoplanets, analysis of the genetic makeup of HIV patients resistant to anti-retroviral treatments,...

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    Knitting and Science

    by  • January 24, 2019 • Awesome Finds • 0 Comments

    Knitting and yarn

    Ask any knitter about the stretch of a knitted piece, and they can tell you a bit about physics, even if they don’t identify what they’re doing as science. This article at Physics World talks about how one physicist accepted a project to study the stretch of knits, and the process he then had...

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    Teen Science Cafe

    by  • January 10, 2019 • Awesome Finds • 0 Comments

    Teen scientists

    If you know a teen who’s interested in science, or even one who’s not as interested as they might be, you should check out the Teen Science Cafe to see if there’s one near you! The Teen Science Cafe is a spin-off of a program for adults, but enterprising folks decided to branch out...

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    Interactive Periodic Table of Elements

    by  • January 8, 2019 • Awesome Finds • 0 Comments

    Periodic table of elements

    The periodic table of elements was always a cool part of science classes when we were growing up, and the internet has made it even cooler. If you’re looking for a fun way to learn about elements, check out this interactive periodic table of elements! Clicking on an element will bring up more information...

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    Science Experiments to Do at Home

    by  • December 6, 2018 • Awesome Finds • 0 Comments

    Young girl scientist

    If you’ve got young mad scientists on hand during the winter holidays, bored with a break from school, perhaps they’d be interested in trying out some experiments that can be done easily at home. Many of these experiments use common household items, too, so they won’t require a lot of preparation or expenditures. Many...

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