Can robots help us grow food on Mars?

Students in the USA are getting ready to collaborate with high school students in France and other countries.  They are on a mission to come up with a better way to grow food on Mars.  First, we must do a good job growing food here on Earth.  California high school students are working on special […]

Calling scientists of all colors

Black, Hispanic, and Native American scientists and engineers are needed to solve important problems ROBERTA KWOK AUG 24, 2017 — 8:00 AM EST DaNa Carlis flew in a jet about 13,700 meters (45,000 feet) above the Pacific Ocean, near Hawaii, to gather weather data. Here, he is about to release an instrument called a dropsonde […]

How to Write for the Occupy Mars Learning Adventures: College Level Biology Program

Our Occupy Mars Tiger Team has been invited to write a professional paper on how we plan on growing food faster on the planet Mars.  Who wants the assignment?   Author Instructions Plant Direct is a sound science journal for the plant sciences that give prompt and equal consideration to papers reporting work dealing […]

My First Solar Eclipse Coming This August

How is the sun completely blocked in an eclipse? In this picture of a solar eclipse, the moon is beginning to move from in front of the sun. Credit: NASA During a total solar eclipse, the moon passes between Earth and the sun. This completely blocks out the sun’s light. However, the moon is about […]

Looking for Talented Science Students

Regeneron Science Talent Search 2018 The Regeneron Science Talent Search (Regeneron STS), a program of Society for Science & the Public (Society) is the nation’s most prestigious science research competition for high school seniors.  Since 1942, first in partnership with Westinghouse, then with Intel 1998-2016, and now with Regeneron, the Society has provided a national […]