Science Education Blog
Today's Young Women's Conference exceeded my expectations. A beautiful day highlighted the splendor of the Princeton campus, and made the new laboratory tours even more enjoyable.
This past weekend, 16 middle school and 32 high school science bowl teams came to the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory to compete in the annual Regional Scien
As part of our Trenton Central High School extension of CLOµDS, Steph & Aliy
Saturday, January 7, 2012 marked the kick-off of our 27th Annual Science on Saturday lecture series.
As a new extension of our CLOµDS teacher professional development program, we’ve recently initiated a club at Trenton Central High School that gives students the opportunity to build an experiment that will be performed in microgravity.
On Friday, Andrew & Aliya visited the classroom of third grade teacher Susan Franko, a participant in the CLOµDS 2011 campaign. Together, Ms. Franko, Dr. Andrew, and Aliya talked about gravity with the students and answered their questions about space & plasma.
On Friday, Aliya, Steph, and Andrew visited Ms. Hillyer’s seventh grade class as part of the CLOuDS evaluation process. Ms. Hillyer was part of the NASA professional development workshop this summer.
From November 14-18, 2011 many of PPPL’s scientists and students attended the APS DPP Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. Throughout the week, PPPL staff and 2011 summer students were able to attend talks and poster sessions at the American Physical Society’s Division of Plasma Physi
On November 10 & 11, the Science Education department attended the 2011 NJEA Teacher Convention.
Nearly ten years of planning and a dream becomes a reality. The Sustainability Workshop, an alternative high school in Philadelphia, begins classes in September. Yesterday was an open house for students and their families. My role is small, but wonderfully satisfying.
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