When California 7th graders were asked to study images tken by a NASA spacecraft that is orbiting the red planet, little did they know they would discovera mysterious cave on Mars! The images looks like what called a Martian skylight which a hole in the roof of a cave on Mars The 16 courgeous students […]
Did you know that the human eyes have 130 million rods that detect light in low-level conditions but don’t perceive color or fine details? There are 7 other million cones that cluster in the middle of the retina. When either fails, people lose sight in all or part of the visible spectrum. Good news: In […]
9th grade is usually the first year that students are able to explore specific fields of science in detail. They can elect to take Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Earth Science. This branching off of science interest allows the student to really explore their areas of interest. However, it also provides them the opportunity to learn […]
Newsweek this past month asked the question as to “Why scientists are losing the PR wars” because millions of Americans have changed their mind about global warming and decided it isn’t happening. The question comes to mind as to why Americans do not trust or value scientist’s findings. How can anyone disregard human activities such […]
Become a part of history. Enter the 2010 American Solar Challenge (ASC2010) which is a competition to design, build, and drive solar-powered cars in a cross-country time/distance rally event. Teams compete in a 1100 mile drive from Tulsa to Chicago. The route has been chosen to combine pieces of old routes used in previous events, […]
Did you know that the broader you smile and the deeper the creases around your eyes when you grin, the longer you are likely to live? This was report by a study published in Psychological Science this week.
Look at micoralgae under an electron microscope. Scientists dream that one day they will be able to place a sample of unknown substance under a microscope, name individual atoms and the structure they form in that substance.
Wind turbines dot the landscape on the outskirts of Dongying, in central China’s Shandong province. China has surpassed the United States as the top investor in clean energy with the rising Asian power becoming a “powerhouse” in the emerging field, a study by environmentalists said.
If you want to make a superior showing at your high school science fair, then consider planning out a longitudinal study during your high school career. This project will begin in your Freshman year and it will conclude in your senior year of high school. These projects will demonstrate to science fair judges and to […]
The 12th grade is really your last chance to create entries for your resume. These entries are necessary as they show colleges what type of student you are and what skills you have developed in high school. Many students who are trying to get into the best schools or science programs put a lot of […]