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Hands-on on science experiments for middle school
November 15, 2018

Hands-on on science experiments for middle school

High Touch High Tech provides middle school science experiments that allow students to discover the realities of science in their everyday lives through hands-on experiences that go beyond the classroom. Middle school students in grades 6-8 can become a real scientist and engage in fun science experiments while learning the fundamentals of Earth & Space…

Astronomy Worksheets high school
November 9, 2018

Astronomy Worksheets high school

• Astronomy Scavenger Hunt (pdf) - A series of Who am I? questions in a crossword format to explore the history of astronomy. Originally contributed by Stacy Baker • Past and Present Scavenger Hunt (pdf) - Explore Roman and Greek myths and their relationship to astronomy with this worksheet from Stacy Baker. • Surprise on Mars (pdf) - Worksheet created by Stacy…

Astronomy experiments for high school
November 6, 2018

Astronomy experiments for high school

Join Rob Kelso, Executive Director at the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES) as he introduces the Moon RIDERS Hawai‘i robotics teams’ work on the electrodynamic dust shield (EDS) lunar project and the partnership with PISCES, NASA, and Google Lunar Xprize. ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center’s next Maunakea Skies program entitled “Moon RIDERS:…

Middle school Astronomy
October 16, 2018

Middle school Astronomy

Julia Plummer, two others receive $1.387 million for ‘ThinkSpace’ project. College of Education associate professor Julia Plummer and two other educators have received a three-year, National Science Foundation grant worth $1.387 million to develop and study three middle school labs that will support students’ spatial thinking in astronomy. Also known as ThinkSpace…

Summer Astronomy Programs for high school students
October 10, 2018

Summer Astronomy Programs for high school students

The Clinical Psychology Research Intensive will occur under the mentorship of Dr. Rebecca Ready and her undergraduate and graduate research assistants. Dr. Ready is Director of Clinical Training and a clinical neuropsychologist with expertise in the assessment of emotion, life quality, and well-being in adult and aging populations. She conducts research on emotion…

Best Physics Schools in the World
October 1, 2018

Best Physics Schools in the World

Seeking a degree in physics can mean that you are on the cutting edge of the very latest in technology and research. Physics is the study of matter and energy and how the two interact. Physicists often work in pure research and ponder big questions like the origin of the universe, the decay of the universe, and the building blocks of matter. However, physicists…

Schools for Astronomy
August 19, 2018

Schools for Astronomy

Organized by the network will be held from 29 June 2009 until 10 July 2009 in Paris, France. Scientific rationale Our current understanding of accretion onto black holes and neutrons stars has greatly evolved in the past 20 years, thanks in large part to the large amount of scientific data available at all wavelengths. In the high energy range (X- and gamma-ray)…

School telescope
June 26, 2018

School telescope

The Anoka-Hennepin School District is one of a few in the nation to have their own observatory. Teachers and students from all grade levels are able to utilize this facility to reinforce their curriculum. Activities also include outreach to public groups, other schools and local colleges and universities. The dome which houses the telescope is fully rotational…

Top Physics Schools
June 17, 2018

Top Physics Schools

USA Today Ranks Rensselaer 6th Among Top U.S. Colleges To Major in

Space experiments for middle school
May 21, 2018

Space experiments for middle school

March 29, 2017: Students from Bearden Middle are entering the next stage of an out-of-this world experiment they are conducting. WBIR Bearden Middle Schools students saw their science experiment for the first time Wednesday since its launch to space last month. The students experiment on the effect of microgravity on the efficacy of antibiotics on a strain of…

Astronomy graduate school Rankings
May 12, 2018

Astronomy graduate school Rankings

Apologies. I just had to update the link again. First a couple of important points. The following advice and information is based primarily on my own experience applying to graduate school in 2011-2012. I do not speak for any graduate school, or have inside information about the admissions process. I simply wanted to make a website that has the information undergraduates…

Top Physics Schools undergraduate
April 21, 2018

Top Physics Schools undergraduate

Written by: Erik Hinrichsen•edited by: Elizabeth Wistrom•updated: 4/5/2012 Students looking for more information about the top physics schools should look here. This article is a ranking and description of the top ten physics programs. Physics is generally agreed to be the most difficult major in college. While physics is certainly hard enough at even small…

Best Physics Schools
March 18, 2018

Best Physics Schools

College Factual recently released their 2017 national and state rankings for Best Physics Programs for Veterans. Ohio State University - Main Campus performed especially well in these rankings. National Rankings Review: Ohio State s physics program is ranked 22 out of 245 for veteran friendliness of all colleges and universities reviewed by College Factual. This…

Space projects for middle school
March 6, 2018

Space projects for middle school

An experiment from an eighth-grade science class at Lansing Middle School is headed for space. The National Center for Earth and Space Science Education recently announced that the experiment – “Possible Effects of Microgravity on Development of Dictyostelium discoideum” – has been selected for a mission to the International Space Station in early 2017. “We’re…

Science hands-on on activities for middle school
January 26, 2018

Science hands-on on activities for middle school

Middle schoolers! Ever wanted to investigate the science of robots, get your hands dirty dissecting a shark or learn more about what makes you unique? Morehead s Middle School Science Club (MSSC) gives you the opportunity to explore all kinds of scientific interests with lots of hands-on adventures. Join MSSC and you’ll soon be designing experiments, meeting…

School of Physics and Astronomy
December 30, 2017

School of Physics and Astronomy

The School of Physics and Astronomy world-renowned researchers are members of international collaborations making new discoveries about the origins of our universe, dark matter, the inner workings of cells, and more. Tradition of excellence Dating back to the late 1880s, the School of Physics and Astronomy boasts award-winning faculty who have received these…

Solar System activities for middle school
December 3, 2017

Solar System activities for middle school

Lessons and Activities Your students will take a voyage of discovery to the outer Solar System; the realm of giant planets, beautiful rings, and exotic moons. An assortment of standards-based lesson plans and classroom activities about the Solar System; intended for elementary, middle, and high school students. Grades 6-8 Kinesthetic Astronomy These lessons are…

Astronomy Camps for high school students
November 21, 2017

Astronomy Camps for high school students

Alfred University Observatory. Photo by Allen Grove Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in pursuing a future in astronomy can explore their passion at this residential camp hosted by Alfred University’s Stull Observatory, considered one of the top teaching observatories in the country. Instructed by AU physics and astronomy faculty members, students…

Astronomy Project for middle school
November 18, 2017

Astronomy Project for middle school

In our SkyServer Projects, you will learn science by studying the 80 million stars and galaxies of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) - the same objects that professional astronomers study. Most of these objects have never been seen before by human eyes. STUDENTS: Work through these projects at your own pace. Each consists of several questions and exercises…

Helpful Online Tools for Young Astronomers
September 16, 2017

Helpful Online Tools for Young Astronomers

There are so many of us fascinated by the night sky. Nevertheless, it is hard to enjoy its beauty from your backyard. It will be difficult for you to identify planets, stars, and clusters, especially if you are a beginner. But we have a solution for you. With modern online tools for astronomy, sometimes you do not even need a telescope to see the magic of a night…

Best Physics Grad Schools
September 8, 2017

Best Physics Grad Schools

I just came accross an article at The Economist entitled The Disposable Academic: Why doing a PhD is a waste of time. This has prompted me finally to write this post, which I ve intended to write for a long time (like so many other posts on my too-quiet blog). There is one, and only one, reason why you should go to graduate school in Physics or Astronomy. (This…

Astrobiology Schools
August 18, 2017

Astrobiology Schools

Check out the Fall 2016 Newsletter to learn about what our students and faculty have been up to these past couple of months! MORE> Early earth s air pressure was less than half of today s A new study led by UWAB alum Sanjoy Som together with UWAB professors Roger Buick and David Catling and others implies that early Earth s atmospheric pressure 2.7 billion…

Best Physics undergraduate Schools
August 15, 2017

Best Physics undergraduate Schools

Physicists study the laws of nature and the way things work. On any given day, they may be plunging into black holes, inventing medical technologies, analyzing the stock market, predicting the weather, or even creating films and video games. Yes, there are one or two mad geniuses in the field, but many physicists are normal people using their problem-solving…

Best Schools for Physics
August 12, 2017

Best Schools for Physics

Free undergraduate level physics courses from MIT, with lecture notes, assignments and exams with solutions. Great for independent study or revision. In these 10 minute video clips, legendary physicist Richard Feynman sits down in an armchair at his Californian home to explain the physics that underpins the world around us. The most interesting and important…

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