This website (amightygirl.com) has some really awesome posters available for download that highlight women in science. There were a few that I hadn’t heard of! As well, there are suggestions/reviews of books related to science on the website.
Eight downloadable posters celebrating women of STEM perfect for displaying in kids’ rooms and classrooms!
Source: Free Posters Celebrating Women Role Models in Science, Technology, and Math
Magdalena Wierus is Intermediate Operations Engineer (Logistics and Sustaining Engineering) at the Canadian Space Agency.
Source: Humans of the CSA – Magdalena Wierus – Intermediate Operations Engineer (Logistics and Sustaining Engineering)
A “Slowmation” (abbreviated from “Slow Animation”) is a simplified way for teachers or students to design and make a narrated stop-motion animation that is played slowly at 2 frames/second to explain a concept or tell a story. The explanation can be enhanced with text or music and is an engaging way to learn because students conduct research and use their own technology to design a sequence of representations culminating in the slowmation, which is a multimodal digital representation. Continue reading
A bioengineering student is using his fourth colorful prosthetic made from Legos. The 19-year-old’s dream is to build affordable prosthetics.
Source: Teen born without forearm builds working robotic Lego arm
Thanks for sharing Kris!!!!!!!!!!!
Scientists from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have declared 2018 the fourth warmest year on record. It ranks behind 2016, 2017 and 2015, respectively. And it’s only going to get warmer from here, they predict. Continue reading
Lack of sleep has become a huge problem for Canadian adolescents, says a Sick Kids sleep expert, adding that, ‘in 20 years time, we’re going to see a whole generation of adults who are functioning sub-optimally.’
Source: How a science fair project helped wake up adults to teen sleep deprivation ‘epidemic’ | CBC News
The “planetary health diet” is based on cutting red meat and sugar consumption in half and upping intake of fruits, vegetables and nuts.