Posts Tagged ‘science kids’



The History Of Sewing Machines

  Sewing Machines   You can trace the origins of sewing all the way back to Central Asia to approximately the year 45,000 BCE. Before sewing, people used strips of furs or animal skins to tie their clothes together, but harsh weather in colder regions caused a search for a better way to keep clothing […]

White House Honors Future Scientists of America with 2nd Annual Science Fair!

  Barack Obama and a personal childhood favorite, Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ welcomed a group of younger science and technology innovators to to the White House on Monday, as part of the President’s growing effort to promote innovation from all sides. President Obama has been pushing out tech initiatives consistently over the past couple weeks, bringing innovators to […]

Parents Magazine Lists 5 Ways To Have FUN with Science!

    How many times a day do you think kids ask “why”? Probably too many to actually keep count even if we tried!  Kids are naturally equipped with a curiosity of how things work. I guess you could say that they are researchers in their own rite. Wired like little sponges, children will absorb […]

After 5 Years, Student Attracted To Doing The Right Thing!

Today, we received a letter from a young student that has been carrying a heavy burden since participating in a High Touch High Tech program almost 5 years ago.  As you can see in the letter below, this young student slipped a few magnets into her pocket while cleaning up from the hands-on workshop that […]

Chef’s on Bravo’s Hit Reality Show “Top Chef: Masters” Trade in Aprons for Goggles for Edible Science Fair!

For the contestants on Bravo’s hit reality show “Top Chef: Masters,” the chefs traded in their aprons for goggles and stovetops for Bunsen Burners in this past weeks “Blinded Me With Science” episode.  For the elimination challenge, the five remaining contestants had to choose from five scientific principles, and then make a dish that demonstrates […]

Somerset Afterschool has a Blast!

High Touch High Tech of San Antonio and Communities In Schools have been collaborating for five years with in-class programs, career days, mentoring, and summer school. HTHT has provided fun science enrichment classes that align the CIS mission of “empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life”.  Afterschool programs were a new addition […]

Dinosaur Dan presents “Hands-on Science for a High Tech World” to educators across WNC!

For the third year in a row, HTHT of WNC provided its “Hands-on science for a high tech world” workshop for early childhood educators from around Western North Carolina. This year 48 teachers, and early childhood directors participated. The hour and half workshop flew by, and everyone had a great time. More importantly, wonderful science […]