Blog and News

Guest Blog Series: The Physics of Sailing by Michael Domican

by Sebastian Shuster - 01/11/2017

I met Michael during the 2016/17 holiday season – he is a sailing instructor based in the British Virgin Islands (website) and was also part of the crew in the 1983…

Science Fair Season is here …

by Aragon Burlingham - 01/10/2017

Well, it is that time again – kids come home clutching their science fair sheet with instructions and deadlines! Whilst many fear this time of year, I suggest you welcome…

William K. Bowes, Jr. Passes Away

by Aragon Burlingham - 01/09/2017

Back in 2012 I had the honor of meeting “Bill” Bowes through one of our Board members. Over the four years that have passed since then, I had the pleasure…

We Teach Science Strategic Initiatives for 2017-20

by Aragon Burlingham - 12/22/2016

With 2016 coming to a close, we look back to our evolution since the program started in 2009: 2008   WTS Formed 2009   First RTM class of 22 students…

EXOLAB: PLANT GROWTH ON INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

by Aragon Burlingham - 12/08/2016

                  Earlier this year I met Tony So who co-founded magnitude.io which is committed to 21st Century STEM* education, assisting the next generation of…

We Support the 2017 National Mentoring Summit

by Sophia Skowronski - 12/07/2016

We Teach Science is a proud Supporting Partner of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership’s 2017 National Mentoring Summit:Building Relationships, Advancing the Movement. The Summit offers 85 workshops and compelling sessions…

US students continue to lag peers on international math and science exam

by Aragon Burlingham - 12/06/2016

600,000 student across the globe were administered the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIIMSS). The average math score of US fourth-graders put them behind students in 10 systems: Singapore, Hong…

Thanksgiving Week with Kids

by Aragon Burlingham - 11/19/2016

Our family was chatting at breakfast this morning about the Thanksgiving week ahead. My son was staring our wall clock and asked an unrelated question: “Aragon, how many times a…

Mentoring Goes Virtual, Dreams Become Reality

by michael - 10/28/2016

It’s no doubt that in our digitally saturated generation, many relationships are built, and maintained, online. More than 92% of teens (ages 13-17) report going online every day to communicate with their…

WTS Job Openings

by Aragon Burlingham - 10/25/2016

We are looking for an experienced Program Coordinator based in the East Bay and a contractor (up to 15 hours per week working remotely) to join our exceptional team in California…