Brain Dissection Supplies Are Helping Mr. Kincaid’s Students Become Better Scientists
Students can only learn so much about brain anatomy by looking at books or poking around online. If they want to learn about how complex brains are and how they work, there comes a time when they have to dissect actual brains. Read more
New Student Research Foundation Study Finds that Students from All Backgrounds Feel the Same Way about Physics
In 2017, the Student Research Foundation asked 16,129 American high school students how they felt about the STEM subjects they were studying. The research was conducted in collaboration with our STEM Research Consortium partners, the American Association of Physics Teachers, National Girls Collaborative Project, and the National Association of Biology Teachers.
Mr. Reid Needed the Right Kind of Fish to Keep His Classroom Tank Healthy . . . and Educational
Mr. Reid, a grade 9-12 science teacher in Illinois, already had a beautiful big saltwater fish tank in his classroom. His 90+ students, who live far from oceans, loved it. Some of them were so inspired by it that they were dreaming of becoming marine biologists. Read more
Are you thinking about becoming a surgeon? Do you know any students who are?
If so, you should know about Live from Surgery, a unique learning experience that lets students observe surgical operations remotely, and in 3D, no less. The program is currently being offered by the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey, where students can sit in a comfortable modern theater and get a close look at operations as they are happening. As an extra bonus, surgeons talk to students about the surgery before and after it takes place and – when appropriate – while the procedure is taking place. Read more
If you were a college student 10 years ago and you wanted to work in medicine or healthcare, you majored in nursing or pre-med. Those were your two basic options to start a career in healthcare . . . you either exercised them or pursued a career in another field.
Today, that situation has changed dramatically. If you want to work in healthcare technologies, a whole new range of options is available to you. You can now make an important contribution by following paths like these instead . . .