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The STEM of #2

What child isn’t fascinated with the hilarity of poop? Since it seems we can’t get them to stop joking about, perhaps we can try to make it educational. Maybe in the process, we’ll remove some of...

June 18, 2012

Watch Tonight's Near-Earth Asteroid

Astronomers are predicting that the 2012 LZ1 asteroid will be visible tonight. If you lack the proper fancy equipment for such an adventure, you can also watch it online with SLOOH Space Camera....

June 14, 2012

Online Professional Development this Summer

New and Updated Summer Courses from PBS Teacherline This summer, expand your professional credentials with PBS TeacherLine's award-winning online professional development. There are 30+ online...

June 5, 2012

Online Professional Development this Summer

New and Updated Summer Courses from PBS Teacherline This summer, expand your professional credentials with PBS TeacherLine's award-winning online professional development. There are 30+ online...

June 5, 2012

Discovery Education's Water Planet Challenge

Nearly all of Georgia’s schools are out for the summer. While the students are gone, it doesn’t mean that Georgia’s educators have stopped working. I know several of my friends are setting up...

May 31, 2012

Cool Science: How the Parker Brothers Made a Real "Battleship" Shredder

How about this for a cool work assignment: create a real version of the metallic, menacing, wheel weapon known as the "shredder" from the movie “Battleship”? Marc Parker and Shanon Parker from...

May 23, 2012

Best Zip Ever!

Day 2 of Ziplining with the North Georgia Canopy Tour crew - Jesina, Jonathan and Marie! The last time we were here, during a very interesting nature walk, we asked Marie if she enjoyed being a tour...

May 16, 2012

Science, Math, and Peppers

I grew up in the very rural southeastern corner of Georgia. The geography of my early life was directly impacted by agriculture in a way that my “city friends” in Atlanta just cannot grasp. As a...

May 14, 2012

Growing STEM in the Southeast

The Southern Education Desk posted an article this morning about the growing trend of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) in education. The article highlighted a particular element, a...

May 10, 2012

STEM Careers: Ask Your Questions NOW!

This week, a team of GPB education and tech-oriented production folks are heading out to gather information from average Georgians. What is truly exciting (we all keep using that word, perhaps too...

May 2, 2012

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