Science Education Blog
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.
Each fall, local residents join Princeton faculty, staff and students for Community and Staff Day, a celebration of sports, entertainment and community service at Princeton Stadium.
Time seemed to stop...
Teachers Alison Miller of South Brunswick High School and Darrell Williams of Fisher Middle School in Ewing floated over their science experiments, wearing olive-drab green jumpsuits -- not wings -- and smiles as wide as the Gulf of Mexico.
The Plasma Camp professional development workshop for teachers was this past week. A dozen high school and middle school teachers from around the country performed experiments with plasma balls, half-coated fluorescent light bulbs, and DC glow discharges.
From July 5th through July 8th, teachers from New Jersey schools visited PPPL to learn about 21st energy sources. Sophia Gershman, Aliya Merali, Andrew Zwicker and Stephanie Wissel hosted local New Jersey K-12 teachers for the course entitled Energy in the 21st Ce
Ruchira Kasbekar is this quarter’s featured winner of the A Scheme for Clean Essay Contest.
For 240 young women from area schools, the excitement of scientific discovery was illuminated by a visit to a Princeton University laboratory where researchers are pursuing a new energy source linked to the sun's power.
Kids love competition. They jump for opportunities to use their talents and make their parents proud. Some excel in mathematics and science, but you don't see many fans in the classroom on test days. So where can all the science buffs shine?
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