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PBS Science Rap Finalists

Teachers have tried a lot of fun and crazy strategies to get students interested and connected to classroom content. I remember a middle school teacher dressing up in Civil War era soldier’s uniform...

June 4, 2013

NASA Summer of Innovation and Grant

This week's Tech Thursday features NASA’s Summer of Innovation program, which is intended to keep kids engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) throughout the summer by supporting...

May 30, 2013

Plants Grow After 400-Year Frozen Sleep

The Polar Ice Caps are Melting! It reads like a frantic sandwich board message, but it’s also been scientifically measured.

May 29, 2013

Double Trouble

The Fast Forward team recently made a trip to Georgia Regents University, one of the premier medical colleges in the state of Georgia. I’d love to give my usual gripping first-hand account of the...

May 14, 2013

Long Live the King...of Pops

King of Pops! If you live near Atlanta, that name alone should get you excited. They’re a pop. The top pop. And Fast Forward couldn’t help but make a stop to this top pop’s pop shop. I got to tag...

May 12, 2013

In Full Swing

It’s been exactly one month since I started working on GPB’s educational show Fast Forward. It’s been a whirlwind of learning how to use new technology and devices, and right now I’ve got it down...

May 9, 2013

Solar Eclipse Today - Watch Online or On App

If you are dreading the daily commute, today is a good day to avoid it by leaving work early or hanging around the office for a few extra minutes for some free sci-fi entertainment a la Mother Nature.

May 9, 2013

Iron Man 3 and Georgia STEM Day

How can I possibly make a connection between the movie Iron Man 3 and Georgia STEM Day? Easily! The first connection is obvious: the first annual Georgia STEM Day is today and Iron Man 3 opens in...

May 3, 2013

Have You Seen the World’s Smallest Movie?

My physical science teacher, the late Mickey Golding, had a way of imprinting scientific knowledge, which is why I can tell you that an atom is (this is how he defined things, by elongating “is” so...

May 1, 2013

Fishing for Jobs

Call me Ishmael. Seriously Ishmael, if you’re reading this give me a call. I lost your number. Luckily I haven’t lost my ability to segue. And Fast Forward hasn’t lost its knack for finding cool...

April 12, 2013

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