RESET Volunteer Microbiologist Roberta Goren – Virus Essentials

RESET Volunteer Microbiologist Roberta Goren – Virus Essentials

I am a Microbiologist. There are three ways for a contagion to spread, by contact, by droplets or through the air. This novel coronavirus spreads through droplets. This means that the droplets fall to the ground even with a cough at about the 5 foot mark.  This is the reason for social distancing.  As I…

RESET Volunteer Sarbari Gupta Leads Computer Science PROGRAM

RESET Volunteer Sarbari Gupta Leads Computer Science PROGRAM

INMED Partnerships for Children is a nonprofit organization that provides services to the most vulnerable children and families in Loudoun County, Virginia, including an after-school program for young children. On a recent Wednesday, RESET Volunteer Sarbari Gupta prepared for that day’s session by marking a pathway on the floor with masking tape. The session’s topic…

Volunteer Ben Rahimi: Potential to Kinetic Energy

Volunteer Ben Rahimi: Potential to Kinetic Energy

In this video, RESET volunteer Ben Rahimi has his third grade students use model cars on a track to demonstrate the conversion of potential to kinetic energy. In the spring 2019 semester, Ben is leading a program at Anacostia’s Excel Academy, the only all-girls public school in Washington DC. RESET once had programs in a…

“RESET provided Bob with many fond memories.”

“RESET provided Bob with many fond memories.”

We are sad to share that Bob Hauptman, a longstanding volunteer with RESET, passed away on June 28, 2018 at the age of 93. Bob had a background in electrical engineering and taught electronics, electricity and physics to children at all grade levels. A veteran volunteer of more than 10 years, Bob continued volunteering into…

RESET students “Dream Big” of Engineering the World

RESET students “Dream Big” of Engineering the World

Field Trip Report from RESET Program Specialist Shaheen Khurana With the school year drawing to a close, students from J.G Whittier school, along with their RESET volunteer Mike Goldstein, set out on a field trip to see “DREAM BIG: Engineering the World,” a giant-screen film about engineering showing at the Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater at…

Aerospace Engineer Charles Cisneros ‘Does More’ as a RESET Volunteer

Aerospace Engineer Charles Cisneros ‘Does More’ as a RESET Volunteer

It’s Pay It Forward Time . . .  By Charles Cisneros   A former aerospace engineer, I worked for 33 years as an Air Force officer and 13 years for SAIC as a system test planner for the National Missile defense program. I retired in 2009. I had done other kinds of volunteer work over the…

Warm Thanks to Five-Year RESET Volunteer George Pick!

Warm Thanks to Five-Year RESET Volunteer George Pick!

RESET volunteer George Pick is ending his time as a RESET  volunteer after reaching hundreds of children in third and fourth grades at Key and Barrett Elementary Schools in Arlington, Virginia. George joined RESET in 2012 because he wanted to stimulate children’s interest and creativity, and to introduce them to science because of its importance to society and…