Archive for May, 2016



Thr Virtual Laboratory Aims to Revolutionize Science Education

Michael Bodekaer of Labster, a groundbreaking platform that  students can learn life sciences through 3D virtual worlds and laboratories. “With the ability to significantly enhance student’s motivation, these new and ever-evolving teaching tools are bringing a revolution to world ­class learning,” says Bodekaer. Bodekaer’s intentions with the laboratory simulations is not to replace the wet […]

Summer Is Just Around the Corner

With Summer just around the corner and families starting to enjoy the outdoors and the nice weather, we wanted to do a little post about the giant world of ants! We all know that ants live underground. But I don’t think that any of us truly understand how vast their homes under the surface really […]

May is National BBQ Month – Grilling Around the World

National BBQ Month is an unofficial holiday and an exciting way to kick off the start to summer! In this article we will take a look at some of the ways American’s celebrate during the warm summer months. We will also look at some of the ways cultures from around the world use grills and […]

Cosmic Connie Visits HTHT Corporate Office!

In April, former High Touch High Tech scientist, legendary Cosmic Connie dropped by the Corporate Office in Asheville, NC. She is standing in front of the periodic table of yo yo’s that she gave us as a gift. Cosmic Connie is a world class yo yo expert! Thank for visiting us Cosmic Connie!!

4 Tech Trends to Enhance Education in 2016

The technologies of tomorrow are already being tested in select classrooms today, laying the seeds for the future of how students could learn. Check out these 4 tech trends below that are enhancing education in schools! Virtual Reality (VR) First Google Cardboard, then Samsung Gear VR and now Oculus. The VR realm has exploded! The VR […]

3-D Printing is Quickly Changing the Future!

  What is 3-D Printing? 3D printing, also known as Additive Manufacturing, is a process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital file. How Does 3-D Printing Work? From a digital file, a 3D object is created by laying down successive layers of material until the entire object is produced. 3D Printers can use a […]