Posts Tagged ‘science’



Fluid-filled Devices Created and Inspired by Legos

There are tools used for manipulating tiny amounts of liquid, known as microfluidic devices. Typically these devices are used to stimulate human blood cells or other biological features, perform blood tests, or even detect contaminants in human blood. Microfluidic devices  are used by the biomedical field as it allows many medical tests to be accomplished on [...]

Top 10 Trending Science Gifts for 2016!

Not sure what to get for your science lover in the family this year for Christmas? Take a look at some of these trending science toys and gifts below, they will surely be a hit! 1. Micro Magnets*: *These are not suitable for young children! You can purchase the MicroMagnets from Zen Magnets Here! 2. [...]

Why So Few? Women in STEM

Not that long ago, girls were actively discouraged from careers in science, technology, engineering and math. And women’s representation in STEM fields reflected this. In the 1960s, for instance, just one in every 100 engineers was a woman. The situation has improved, but today, women still make up only 27 percent of people working in [...]

Pumpkin Science on National Pumpkin Day!

It’s that time of year again where the leaves are changing colors, little graveyards are popping up in neighborhoods and millions of pumpkins are going through a metamorphosis to become jack-o’-lanterns. It’s Halloween time!  There are some interesting facts and science about the pumpkin.  In history, it was said that the jack-o-lantern was to fend of [...]

What are those red circles on Olympic athletes?

Have you been watching the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and seen a number of Olympians sporting big round red circles all over their backs and bodies? You may be asking what are those strange looking marks? Well we have the answer for you! These red/purple circles are evidence of the person/athlete going through a traditional [...]

A Parent Speaks About Her Son’s HTHT Science Birthday Party!

Wavelength Wilx’s Super Science Birthday Party    http://www.kizoa.com/Video-Editor-Movie-Maker/d58208466k7587577o1l1/wilxs-science-party Interview with Mitzi Ray (Wilx’s Mother) about Wilx’s Super Science Party.  Question #1: How did you learn about High Touch High Tech and our Birthday Parties? Answer #1: When I taught at Spruce Pine Montessori School we had HTHT come in and do programs with our Preschoolers [...]

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 [...]

Strangely in Sync

                  Image Source: https://pixabay.com/en/old-clock-time-clock-shield-tips-436495/   The pendulum clock was invented in 1665 by Dutch physicist Christiaan Huygens. From its invention in 1656 until the 1930s, the pendulum clock was the world’s most precise timekeeper. The clock uses a swinging weight that swings back and forth in a precise time interval.  [...]

Youth Staff Training on Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas

#WomenInSTEM

  Today we are celebrating the first ever International Day of Women and Girls in Science! This day has been created by the United Nations to empower women and young girls in order to push past the perceived masculine history of STEM, and go forth into amazing scientific fields.  According to a UN study conducted across 14 [...]