Science

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…

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…

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…

The Art & Science of Cooking – doing Turkey math with your kids

by Aragon Burlingham - 11/25/2015

I feel fortunate to have grown up very interested in math/science but also with a professional chef for a mother. When cooking together (at home and in our restaurant) we constantly…

We Teach Science Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Month!

by Aragon Burlingham - 05/05/2015

We Teach Science is fortunate to work with many incredible teachers at our partner schools. Their dedication to their students’ education and well-being is inspiring, as is their support of We Teach…

Texas Instruments joins US2020 to help mobilize 1 million STEM mentors by 2020

by Aragon Burlingham - 03/24/2015

We Teach Science is honored to participate in US2020’s goal to match 1 million STEM mentors with students from kindergarten through college via youth-serving nonprofits by the year 2020. Imagine…

We Teach Science Celebrates Women’s History Month

by Aragon Burlingham - 02/27/2015

Did you know that Ada Lovelace is considered to be the founder of scientific computing and the first computer programmer? Or that Rosalind Franklin unveiled the structure of DNA?  …

Drought Math

by Aragon Burlingham - 06/24/2014

With summer holidays finally here, we are presented with the question of having fun while maintaining all the gains our children made over the school year. This week I am…

Celebrate Computer Science Education Week!

by elizabeth - 12/12/2013

This week marks the first (hopefully annual!) Computer Science Education Week. An estimated 15 million students worldwide will take part in the Hour of Code, an international push by Code.org…